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    by Cecelia Lester

Celebrate Our Freedom
Date Posted: July 2, 2021

I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. Psalm 119:45 (NIV)

As we in the United States celebrate our freedom this month, I think of how we celebrate Christ.

I once heard that we celebrate Jesus Christ every time we gather to worship. It came to me that we celebrate God when we honor Him through our personal daily prayers and devotional times.

We honor God when we speak of Him or His Son to another.

When we extend love to those who are hurting, we share their sorrow or their grief. When we do not give up on someone who is going through tough times, we are representing and honoring God.

The Psalmist tells us he has sought out His precepts.

We honor God in another way when we give Him His tithes and our offerings. I was at a revival meeting the first time I heard a pastor say something about giving God His tithes, the statement caught me up short. I had not thought of the first 10% being His. I learned something precious at that meeting.

Can you think of other ways we celebrate Jesus? Would you like to share them with me?

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Biography Information:

Cecelia Lester has been serious about her writing for over two decades..

She composes Christian essays and posts them to her blog

She has  served in a faith-based organization, Grace In Action  by writing two newsletters and searching for possible grants.

In July 2017, she published her first book, 'Times of Trouble Bring Rays of Joy.'

She and her husband of 52 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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