Tuesday, February 16, 2016


Back of the platform of Faneuil Hall, Boston stands a large painting of Webster's debate with Hayne, inscribed, "Union and Liberty, one and inseparable, now and forever."

I was present when old General William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, once made an address in Faneuil Hall. His conclusion was dramatic.

Turning to the painting, he said, "'Union and liberty' - union with Christ & liberty from sin - 'one and inseparable, now and forever."'

The one safeguard against sin's bondage is union with the living Christ. There is no spiritual liberty apart from this union.

 - Teacher's Quarterly. (moreillustrations.com)

 “Nothing harms or destroys us but the wrong use of that liberty of choice which God has entrusted to us.” - William Law.

Gala 5:1 (KJV): “Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.”

“Only what God has commanded in His word should be regarded as binding; in all else there may be liberty of actions.” - John Owen.

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