Where are You Going?

social-network_110002957-012814-intTalk the talk and walk the walk. What does that mean, really? Oh, I know, on the surface it means if we’re going to talk about our Christianity then when should walk in our Christianity as well. We shouldn’t be hypocritical, judgmental or mean. I don’t disagree, we should live our life out according to God’s will and his instructions to us in his word.

But sometimes I think we self-impose restrictions by statements like, “talk the talk and walk the walk,” that we become a Pharisee to ourself. We can get so caught up in the talk and walk that we can forget about our freedom in Christ.

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:12.

As believers in Christ, his Spirit lives in us. If the Spirit is in us then we are free. Free to live our life as God created us to do without striving. It is the same Spirit that helps us to understand the nature of a loving God. It is the same Spirit that transforms us morally to understand and apply the truth of Christ. It is the same Spirit that enables us to choose wisely and avoid sin. It is the same Spirit that gently whispers and encourages us to choose to nurture a relationship with Jesus everyday.

It is the same Spirit that tells us He is the main course.

“One thing only is essential, and Mary has chosen it—it’s the main course, and won’t be taken from her.” Luke 10:42 The Message.

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About Terese

Terese is a wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. Best of all a daughter of the King! Terese is a Bible study teacher and speaker. One of her passions is investing in the lives of other women and encouraging them in their identity and authority in Christ. Terese is a life long student of God's grace. Follow me on Face Book teresebelme@restoredbygrace2017 and Instagram @terese_belme
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8 Responses to Where are You Going?

  1. birdchirp says:

    Reblogged this on Redbird's Roost.

  2. Absolutely! We should talk the walk we strive to have as we remain thankful and humble in the knowledge of freedom because of salvation!.Very true.

  3. Lol! Amen. See Terese, you get me!

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  5. "light and salt" says:

    This is so true, Terese. Our minister uses the phrase ‘talk the talk…and walk the walk” often, and applies it as you have here. We are under “the law of grace.” We can over scrutinize the actions of ourselves and others.

    This is not a “free pass” to keep sinning…not by any means! But the loving and forgiving nature of God, which we are to emulate, is what we need to apply to ourselves and others. Our maturity in God through Christ will help us to grasp this concept of a “Spirit led” life as we go.

    Good post!

    Steve Pejay

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