Good Sunday morning!
 
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free (Galatians 5:1).  Our country is celebrating 245 years of freedom and like any relationship, we have had our struggles and victories.  We were founded on Godly principles on which sometimes we have taken for granted and not listed to God’s voice.
 
Listening is paying close attention to the speaker, giving yourself full attention to what they are saying.  We should do this in our relationship with God and His Word as well as heed the constitution of these United States.  These God-given freedoms are freedoms from spiritual apathy and the bondage of sin.  This is what truly sets us free.  This is what we fight for.
 
In Galatians 5:13 the scriptures tell us we were called to be free but not to use this freedom as occasion to sin but to serve and love one another.  It seems somewhere along the line in our country today, we need to listen again to these words of God.  If we do not love one another, we may end up destroying one another.
 
By following these attributes of God, we lift up the liberty for all.  These fruits of the Spirit trump all the evil debauchery and apathy we see across the world today.  Sin has no power over the love of our Savior who defeated sin’s chains over us.  We are truly free indeed for those who believe in Christ Jesus.
 
Celebrate our 4th of July.  Celebrate the freedom we have in Christ.  No one can take that away.  God bless America!
 
My view from the saddle.
 

         (Scott Primmer is an avid cowboy-shooting enthusiast and uses that platform to spread the good news with anyone who             will listen.   He is also part of New Creation)