Thank you Mike for such a good reminder of a vital part of our following in Jesus’ footsteps. It is timely too in tandem with this morning’s dream that awoke me into being fully alert, because it was one of the most awesome and powerful dreams I’ve had since He rescued me from satan’s domain. And it enables me to confirm Mike’s remarks on heavenly realms per Galatians 4
We are all on a journey from slavery to sonship, and those two conditions are very different. Slavery breeds a poverty spirit, fear and lack of identity; sonship breeds faith, identity, resources and responsibility.
Empower a slave and it leads to rebellion, betrayal and treason, as with Israel in the wilderness. They were given freedom and responsibility, but they showed no loyalty to God or to Moses because they still had a mindset of slavery (see Exodus 15-17, 32, Numbers 21). On the other hand, restrict a son and it will hinder creativity. When someone knows who they are, God can inspire them to release their own creativity into His creation.
So we have to be careful not to empower people who don’t know who they are nor to restrict those who do. We need to put things in place which will help sons come into the…
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