Follow what or Who?
“In righteousness you will be established:Tyranny will be far from you;you will have nothing to fear.Terror will be far removed;it will not come near you.” – Isaiah 54:14
Isaiah 54 is the chapter After his long prophecy about the “Suffering Servant” and notice the future tense here – Why is that and why does it matter to you today?
The law was already firmly established when Christ arrived. In fact the law was doing its job Wonderfully – it was creating the need and the hunger in men’s and women’s souls for The Love based Relationship that can Only be found by releasing the law and clinging to the cross of Christ for Complete Righteousness!
“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.” – Ephesians 2:8-9
The law is good and in fact does a great job at getting us “to Christ” but IF we hang onto it after we accept Christ Alone for salvation – Grace is Not what we are following and “by Grace through Faith” becomes just another cool bumper sticker!
“For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by setting aside in his flesh the law with its commands and regulations. His purpose was to create in himself one new humanity out of the two, thus making peace, and in one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross, by which he put to death their hostility. He came and preached peace to you who were far away and peace to those who were near. For through him we both have access to the Father by one Spirit.” Ephesians 2:14-18
Release yourself from the bondage of the law and open yourself to Christ Alone Being All you need! Total Peace in your deepest soul Is possible Here and Now!