Dr. James E. Martin. ENDURING FREEDOM. Dr. James E. Martin. FREEDOM Such a wonderful word. Operation Enduring Freedom. Name given to ongoing battle against terrorism. Personally involved for a few years . Another Look at Freedom. Freedom Today. Taken for granted by many. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
ENDURING FREEDOMDr. James E. MartinDr. James E. Martin1FREEDOM Such a wonderful word2Operation Enduring FreedomName given to ongoing battle against terrorismPersonally involved for a few years 3Another Look at Freedom4Freedom TodayTaken for granted by manyTo some it means liberty to do whatever I wishFreedom of others is often ignored5Freedom is the right and ability to do whatIs right.6There is a freedom that many,who enjoy what they considerto be freedom, know nothing about.7This particular freedom is that which is TRULY ENDURING!
8This particular freedom is totally ignored by multitudes todayWHY??They have no REAL understanding of their own enslavement9Before you cast this aside and consider me to be one who has gone off the deep end, Please consider what the Bible has to say about the matter10And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.John 8:32verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.John 8:3311The simple truth, my friend, is:All who are born are born already enslaved in sin This is true regardless of your acceptance of the truth
As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one.Romans 3:1012ALL have sinnedALL, according to John 8:32,previously stated,are SERVANTS OF SIN
13Good News!!!!Freedom is possible!!!
14If the Son therefore shallmake you free, ye shallbe free indeed.John 8:3615Freedom (true freedom, enduring freedom)is possible.BUTIt is ONLY possible intheSON16HOW DO I KNOW THIS FREEDOM????Glad you asked!!!17AAdmit the truth that you are a sinnerFor all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.Romans 3:23The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.Psalm 14:1
18Admit that you cannot save yourself and, therefore, NEED A SAVIOURFor by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:Ephesians 2:8For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.Romans 6:2319RRepentRepent of sin as the Word of God requiresRepent= A change of heart, which leads to a change of mind, which leads to a change of behavior.20The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel. Mark 1:15Please notice 2 particular words in the above passage.REPENTBELIEVE21BBELIEVE:That Jesus Christ loves you and gave His life for your redemptionFor God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.John 3:16222.Nothing else is needed.But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.John 1:1223CCOME AND CONFESSCome unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.Matthew 11:2824Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man confess before the angels of God:But he that denieth me before men shall be denied before the angels of God.Luke 12:8,925Many other verses could be referenced, but these should suffice.Repeated words in preceding slides such as:EternalEverlastingAll refer to the idea ofEND U R I N GFREEDOM26CLOSING COMMENTSAre you a possessor of enduring freedom?Is it true in the Biblical sense?If not, Why not??Comments are always welcome.Amazing Grace Military Ministriesjmarty0129@yahoo.com27