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The freedom of obedience

Martha Thatcher

The freedom of obedience

by Martha Thatcher

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Published by NavPress in Colorado Springs, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian life.,
  • Obedience -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartha Thatcher.
    SeriesThe Christian character library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4501.2 .T428 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 p. ;
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2743529M
    ISBN 100891095411
    LC Control Number86061137
    OCLC/WorldCa15642584

      How can our obedience lead to freedom? Michael Simone Febru The troubling story that appears in the first reading this Sunday is traditionally called the .   Receive the poetic lyrics to an inspiring hymn and its supporting Scripture each Sunday morning.

      And yet, what if true freedom can only be found in walking down the path of obedience? I am currently reading Tim Keller’s book, Making Sense of God. And in a chapter that addresses this exact issue, Keller offers these observations: Modern freedom is the freedom of self-assertion. I am free if I may do whatever I want.   In his excellent book Movies are Prayers, Josh Larsen describes how the newest Star Wars hero, Rey, learns freedom through obedience in The Force Awakens (): Interestingly, Rey initially refused to acknowledge the power of the Force when she encountered it earlier in the film, after discovering the lightsaber that once belonged to Luke Skywalker.

      He chose another kind of freedom, the freedom of obedience. I have observed with respect and appreciation what that freedom has produced in their lives, in their family, and in their community. That is the kind of freedom I wish for my life and my family. It is the freedom of living a life for God, of following God’s will. Obedience leads to true freedom. The more we obey revealed truth, the more we become liberated. My beloved brethren, I come to this pulpit this evening with profound feelings of love and respect for your faithful obedience in honoring the priesthood you bear.


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The Freedom of Obedience Paperback – January 1, by Martha Thatcher (Author) › Visit Amazon's Martha Thatcher Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Martha 5/5(2). This book covers the topic of Obedience.

It starts by explaining how obedience is a path of love and true freedom. It set us free so that we no longer have to chose between good and evil, but to only do good. Our acts that proceed from a will thus fixed in the good become perfect virtue.5/5(1). The Freedom of Obedience book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Christian life & the religious aspects of obedience.4/5(2). Freedom of Obedience (Christian Character Library) Hardcover – June 1, by Martha Thatcher (Author)5/5(2). The freedom of obedience (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

The freedom of obedience. The Freedom of Obedience By Bonnie Bowman ThursTon are the teachings of the sermon on the mount for all of us, or just the most religious among us.

The sermon calls us to be obedient to God’s new revelation, Jesus himself, the now-risen Christ. in free obedience to the Gentle and humble one, we become as he is.

The freedom of obedience book Freedom of Obedience. Today we celebrate freedom as a nation. But how are we to view freedom as Christians. Rascal, Freedom, and Me. I recently learned a lot about freedom from a dog. Or check out Os Guinness’s book A Free People. Stringfellow ends his book by emphasizing the meaning of the resurrection as the exercise of the freedom of God and sets forth the victory over death and bondage given in Christ.

Only in that gift is the Christian free to offer his own life to the world. Only thus is he free in s: 2. His book, based on certain passages from Hebrews, thus becomes a call CAN'T REMEMBER ** An astute, outspoken lay theologian talks to Christians about how they can today find freedom in obedience to Christ's gospel and about the urgent necessity of trying to live this kind of freedom now/5.

The Freedom of Obedience Are the teachings of the Sermon on the Mount for all of us, or just the most religious. The Sermon calls us to be obedient to God’s new revelation, Jesus himself, the now-risen Christ. It offers us the free- dom of obedience to the Gentle and Humble One who invites us to himself, indeed, to be as he Size: KB.

I read this book almost 4 years ago and reread it in It was the title that challenged me. We don't usually think of obedience as a "freedom" but rather constricting. Elisabeth Elliot makes the case that i/5. In the phrase “firmly resolved,” we can glimpse Christ’s freedom. Indeed, he knows that in Jerusalem, death on a cross awaits him, but in obedience to the Father’s will, he offers himself for love.

It is in his very obedience to the Father that Jesus achieves his own freedom. [Introduction to The Politics of Obedience: The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude by Étienne de la Boétie, written Translated by Harry Kurz for the edition that carried Rothbard's introduction, New York: Free Life Editions, The pagination in the footnotes refers to this edition.

This. Too bad this book is not reprinted more often. It deals with our obedience to God's will as revealed in scripture, in face of cultural challenges, and how to respond appropriately and with wisdom - indeed how to love God with 'all our mind, all our soul and all our strength'/5(19).

Obedience does not protect one’s life, but rather encourages dehumanizing passivity and subjugation. He realizes that slaves’ survival is arbitrary and subject to the whims of authority figures. The only hope for slaves to maintain their humanity, then, is for them to believe in their own internal freedom, separate from the rules of slavery.

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Finding Freedom. What we often overlook is the fact that obedience is the best kind of freedom in existence. God doesn’t want you to be honest about the lies, find accountability for the eating habits, or forgive another person just to make you suffer.

He wants you to live in abundance and tion: Blogs. Buy Freedom of Obedience (Cistercian studies series) by A Carthusian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Murray Rothbard writes a classic introduction to one of the great political essays in the history of ideas.

In times when dictators the world over are falling from pressure from their own people, this book, written nearly years ago, is truly the prophetic tract of our times. Our Lord’s obedience unto death and willingness to be totally emptied in order to fulfill the Father’s will is the path that we desire to walk to live in the perfect freedom that evangelical obedience prescribes.

Furthermore, Mary’s heart, like that of her Son, is a consecrated heart. God has put obedience front and center in a praying life. Not because by obeying we earn the answers to our prayers, but because by living in obedience we keep clear the conduit of heaven’s power into earth’s circumstances.

His call to obedience is an invitation to freedom. Seven years ago, I lost my husband to brain cancer.In Freedom for Obedience, Donald G. Bloesch endeavors “to present a viable alternative to legalistic ethics on the one hand and situational and relativistic ethics on the other,” to “arouse the wider Christian community in general and the evangelical community in particular to explore anew the theological foundations for both personal holiness and social justice.”.Real freedom is choosing to love, no matter what external constraints or inner pressures we face.

The Paradox of Obedience The vowed obedience of priests and religious conforms us to Christ, who sought only to do the will of the Father. With this vow, we, like Christ, seek to live God’s will.