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Nailed to the Cross
Read Colossians 1:1 through 4:18
Philip Yancey was raised in a legalistic, racist church. He still has a card from that church, which ushers were prepared to give any black students trying to integrate their worship services. His book Soul Survivor tells his story of recovering from that difficult upbringing and the resulting rebellion he expressed as a youth.
Like Yancey’s church, there are well-meaning but misinformed believers who try to measure everyone with a spiritual yardstick. They want to compare themselves to others in an effort to feel better about their spirituality. They use false rules and doctrine to support their ideas. Thankfully, in Christ we don’t have to follow a system of rules to become righteous in God’s eyes.
Having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he has taken it away, nailing it to the cross (Colossians 2:14).
In Jesus we find liberty, joy, and forgiveness. Human nature tends toward measuring and self-righteousness, but Christ has given us the opposite: grace and freedom.
Thought for Today: Let your life reflect the freedom and liberty of Christ.
Quicklook: Colossians 2:11–23
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