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Now, this chapter goes to talk about basically giving up freedoms that we may have to love our brothers or sisters who don’t yet recognize their own freedom. In a sense laying down our lives for those who just don’t get it. That’s hard, really hard. That is, instead of assuming that we’re the ‘older brother’ or more mature Christian, let’s assume that we’re not and that we really don’t know the difference between an idol and the God who is worthy of our worship. Let’s examine what it’s like to worship the wrong things.
The Word of God and the Spirit of God are more satisfying than any food, drink, or drug. We should pursue a relationship with God like a starving man pursues food or like an addict pursues his next ‘fix’.
We often see sin as a personal thing and imagine that it has few consequences beyond our own lives. However, the Bible clearly demonstrates that this is not the case. Sin has a ripple effect that impacts the lives of everyone around us—especially our families. If we abuse alcohol or commit domestic violence, there is a high degree of probability that our children will too. That's why our behavior counts more than we imagine. It's catching. Gen 49:1-12; Gen 27; Gen 35:16-21; Gen 34:13-31; Gen 43:1-10; Ex 20:5-6; John 8:34; Gen 4:6
Freedom from bondage to drugs and alcohol through the power of Jesus Christ