Set Free to do Good
Why do we need to be set free in order to do good? Being set free from the law and the flesh changes our motivation for doing good. Formerly, we thought we could earn salvation by doing good, but we ended up either judging others from a mindset of superiority or feeling like a failure from a low self-esteem. Trying to be good in our flesh actually revealed our own selfishness, and a tendency to take credit for the good others have done for us. So, how can we be set free to do good?
The apostle Paul told the believers in Galatia that they had been set free in Christ to do good. We can be set free in Christ to do good. How can we be set free in Christ to do good? The text gives four ways we can be set free in Christ to do good.