THE LORD OF LIBERTY
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
November 28, 1999
And what makes the gospel such good news is that Jesus,
who is the Lord of Liberty makes available the Life of Liberty!
David describes the Lord of Liberty in Psalm 146.7b, "The
Lord gives freedom to the prisoners."
Paul delights in the Lord of Liberty in Romans 6.18, "And
having been set free from sin, you became slaves of
Jesus declares as the Lord of Liberty in John 8.32, "And you
shall know the truth, and truth shall set you free." And then in
verse 36, "Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free
Make no mistake about it: Jesus is the Lord of Liberty! He
came to set the prisoners free! Paul explains in Galatians 5.1, "...
Christ has made us free .." Free from Sin! Free from Self! Free
Now we read about The Lord of Liberty in the 8th chapter of
John's gospel. So .. take God's Word and join me in John chapter
8. I want to show you this morning from the Word of God how you
can experience the life of liberty!
Friend, You don't have to be in prison to be a prisoner! Did
you know that? In fact .. I dare say that throughout this worship
center are prisoners! Prisoners of your past! Prisoners of
addiction: Gambling .. Booze .. Pornography .. Tobacco .. Food! I
know some people are digging their own graves with their own
Well .. this morning we're reading about a woman who knew
no liberty .. no freedom and therefore had no hope. But how
wonderful it is that when Jesus sees a person in bondage to sin ..
that He thinks not only about their sin .. but their need for
forgiveness. Jesus .. the Lord of Liberty specializes in giving the
Life of Liberty.
Let's begin reading in John 8.1 as we think together about ...
"The Lord of Liberty"
Now as we think about "The Lord of Liberty", the first thing
we read about is ..
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