Christ’s Command that We Refuse to be Enslaved — Some Thoughts for Sunday
UPDATE Sept 2021: I have come to believe that Jeff Crippen does not practise what he preaches. He vilely persecuted an abuse victim and spiritually abused many other people in the Tillamook congregation. Go here to read the evidence. Jeff has not gone to the people that he spiritually and emotionally abused. He has not apologised to them, let alone asked for their forgiveness.
These verses are just a thought for Sunday. We received Christ by faith and we walk in Him daily by faith. We are surrounded by people who want to bring us back into the bondage of “do this and don’t do that and then God will accept you” religion. But we are saved by faith alone in Christ alone. So see to it! Don’t let anyone snare you or deceive you.
Colossians 2:6-9 Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, (7) rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. (8) See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. (9) For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily,