As we live in this present reality, frustration that we aren’t there yet is bound to arise. Like little children, we plead and beg our Dad, “Are we there yet?” On a similar—and perhaps, related—subject, perhaps you are feeling this frustration about our current “stay home, stay healthy”-shaped life. When will it end?
By faith alone, God sets a man utterly, completely, free in Christ. He is lord of all, subject to none. Love binds him as an utterly dutiful servant to the neighbor, subject to everyone. The paradox of Christian freedom then plays out in faith and love.