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#64 Be Free of Weights and Sins

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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LET. Wielded by the Holy Spirit, this tiny word had a huge impact on Martha’s life, and the adventure can be yours, too, if you just LET God be GOD.

Devotional

Hebrews 12:1 ESV
…lay aside every weight, and sin… 

This is simply describing repentance, which is to SEE and then ‘lay aside’ your burden and sin on Christ in His Cross. LET go of it all! Put it OFF of you and put it ON Him Who already took it into Himself and died of our sin.

Give it up, give it away to Him and be free of ‘weights and sins.’

Derek Prince was an amazing teacher of the Bible. One of his major subjects was repentance, and he had a very original revelation of it. He said, “There is no other way to faith but through repentance. True faith is impossible without repentance.”

Hebrews 12:1 proves his point. Before we can even begin to seek faith, we must experience the light of God on our sins, which are always, at their root, (weights) of presumption and (sins) of arrogance. 

Prince quoted passages where repentance and faith were linked – Acts 20:21; Hebrews 6:1; Romans 3:20. The Greek and the Hebrew definitions of ‘repent’ give the complete understanding of the work of repentance.

Greek: ‘change the mind.’
Matthew 3:2 AMPC
“Repent, (think differently; change your mind)…”

Hebrew: ‘turn.’
Jeremiah 5:3, 4, 5 AMPC
“…they have refused to repent and return to You.” 

Note: Derek Prince’s dynamic preaching can be found on Youtube, in particular, three sessions called “Through Repentance to Faith.” His books on repentance can be found at DerekPrince.org.

Other Devotionals in Let Series

#95 Double-mindedness that Leads to Collapse #94 An Ugly War for Your Heart's Love #93 We Carry Light or Darkness Within #92 You Cannot Serve God and Mammon #91 No One Can Serve Two Masters #90 If Therefore Thine Eye Be Single #89 The Assault on Your Gaze Comes Daily #88 Keep Coming Back to See Jesus #87 Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus, BOTH Eyes #86 Seeing (What We Fix Our Eyes On) is Believing #85 Fixing Your Eyes on Jesus #84 How to Have Faith with No Faith #83 By the Faith of the Son of God #82 A Posture of Need, Focused on Jesus #81 The Originator and Perfecter of Faith #80 Faith is Living, Not Just an Idea #79 Faith is Christ, From Christ #78 Faith is a Gift and Impartation #77 An Unusual Definition of Faith #76 Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus #75 The Power to Do What God Asks #74 Flesh Cannot Conquer Flesh #73 The Call to Spiritual Discipline #72 The Discipline Needed to Run Your Race #71 The Power to Run Your Race #70 The Prize Worth Every Effort #69 The Precious Course Set Before Us #68 The Irresistible Power of Weakness #67 LET Christ Have It All #66 The Diabolical that Deftly and Cleverly Clings #65 To Walk in the Light of God
#64 Be Free of Weights and Sins (Currently Viewing)
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