Sin Is No Longer Our Master
The problem with the Law is that it only points out what we already know by nature; we fall far short of God’s intention for us. Though we know that we are sinners by nature, without the rules and commands of the law we would not know the full extent of how offensive our behavior is to the Lord.
That’s all the Law does. It gives us a standard by which we can compare our own performance, but it gives us no power to overcome the issues of life that negatively affect us. The Law reveals this one thing; in our natural state we are slaves to sin.
But thanks be to God, through Jesus Christ, we have been freed from the Law and sin is no longer our master. The grace which comes from God through faith in Jesus Christ has dealt with the issue of the sin in our hearts and has freed us from its tyrannical grasp. Sin is no longer our master, we are free.
Continue to walk daily in the grace of God because sin eagerly waits at the gate of your heart to reestablish itself as master of your life.
Prayer: Lord, I keep drifting back under the law and trying to perform according to the rules. Grant me the grace to allow you to change my heart so that your will lives in me and flows from me giving me freedom from sin. In Jesus name. Amen.