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True Freedom

  So, I was out for a walk tonight and listening to some worship music and this came on my playlist. I am a huge fan of Bethel Music. It is powerful and it can break you to your very core. As I was listening to this song, I could feel God speaking to be me...   The truth given to me was... Why do you worry so much? Why do you fear so much? Why do you not fully trust? Why don't you give it all up to me? See, we hold on to so much stuff. One of the biggest is our time, talent, and possessions. We are so afraid that if we do not maintain control (or a the image of control) then we will lose everything. Guess what, you can either give it to God or the world will take it, but you control NOTHING! God liberates us when we cast off our meager and pitiful attempts to control our lives. We must give it ALL TO HIM and then we are no longer slaves. I am not sure who said it, but there is a famous quote that says, "Show me your bank statement and show me

Sound the Alarm!

  We need more people who will sound the alarm!   Far too often, people want to play peacemaker, but have no desire to stand for what is right.  I have heard the saying too much, "I just want everyone to get along and I feel it is my role to help that to happen."  Now, while I agree in being a peacemaker when it is possible, there are also times that it is impossible. There are times that you have to stand up and say, WE HAVE A PROBLEM!  There is an issue that MUST be addressed.  When peace is possible and not detrimental, choose peace, but don't just choose peace because you are not willing to fight for what is right.  If you You have heard the old saying, you cannot yell fire in a crowded movie theater and not face consequences if it is a lie.  But, what if there is a fire?   Would you sit there and say nothing?  Would you say, I want people to just get along and enjoy there movie?   Of course not!  Well, unless you are a sociopath!    No, anyone in their righ