Absolutely, perfectly, completely free!

Not sure if I told you before…but I’m an actor.

As an actor who’s used to memorizing whole Shakesperian roles there’s nothing I enjoy more than memorizing God’s word.

I memorize whole chapters.

All books even!

I can recite Philippians to you off the top of my head, together with books like Isaiah 53 (The Sufffering Servant Song) certain chapters of Hebrews, chunks of Romans etc. 

I’ve recently started to record them.

I only record the ones I know by heart.

Anyone can read from the bible and record but a lot of work goes into memorizing chapters and books. And on that memorizing journey you get a lot of insight, too.

Once I’ve learned a chapter my favorite place to recite it to myself is in the sauna after a workout.

Don’t ask me why!

I guess because it’s so quiet, and usually empty, so I get the place to myself.

At the moment I’m reciting Romans 6.

You can listen to the recording here.

I love Romans 6.

I love the way Paul repeats over and over again that we have been set free from sin.

Have a listen and see.

It happens in verse 7.

Anyone who has died has been set free from sin.

Then again in verse 18.

You have been set free from sin.

Then again in verse 22 !

You have been set free from sin.

I think Paul was trying to tell us something!

And it doesn’t take a genius to work out what Paul was trying to tell us:

You have been set free from sin!  Tweet: You have been set free from sin! http://ctt.ec/e9UDW+ @thegracebase

We are free.

Free from sin.

Absolutely, perfectly, completely free.

Amen!

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2 thoughts on “Absolutely, perfectly, completely free!

  1. Hi Steve,
    I just love what you are doing! It is awesome!
    I wish I did more of that when i was younger. I did memorize some scripture, especially a few favorite Psalms and keep it up by reciting it to myself. I can still recite Psalms 23 and 24 that I memorized while in grade 5. But being over 60 I struggle to memorize!
    And it is true that the essence of Scripture reveals itself the more attentive you study it. Memorizing is a very useful tool!
    God bless.

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