YL Freedom Walk Malawi Devotions: Day 15

Out of Darkness  1 Peter 2:9 (ESV) But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Am reminded of story of a street kid. One family decided to…

YL Freedom Walk Malawi Devotions: Day 14

Pray for Kenya Today we would like to take our focus on our friends in Kenya. Here’s an update from The Young Life Africa Freedom Walk. “The recent attacks in Kenya have hit home for Young Life Africa as this is one of the areas where YLA has a presence. Please pray for all those…

YL Freedom Walk Malawi Devotions: Day 13

Freed For Freedom “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by the yoke of slavery” Galatians 5:1 Dr. David Livingstone played a huge part in bringing freedom to people and bringing Christianity to Malawi . From as early as primary school…

YL freedom Walk Malawi Devotions: Day 12

Do you know who you are? A life of freedom is a life that is all about Him! – Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved…

YL freedom Walk Malawi Devotions: Day 11

Free from fear Romans 8:15 (ESV) For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” “Abba! Father!” Your perfect love is truly liberating. “Come unto me and I will give you rest” is Your…

YL FREEDOM WALK MALAWI DEVOTIONS: DAY 10

For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (Mar 10:45) As we trust Jesus to bring freedom to young people in Malawi and Africa as a whole, we also remember that He uses His people whom He Himself has…

YL Freedom Walk Malawi Devotions: Day 9

Our Walk Is a Cry Psalm 146:5-8 “blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God, who made the heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, who keeps faith forever; who executes justice for the oppressed who gives food to the hungry….

YL Freedom Walk Malawi Devotions: Day 8

Free from condemnation. Romans 5:18 (ESV) Therefore, as one trespass led to condemnation for all men, so one act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all men. The devil is like a friend who gives you candy and beats you up for eating the stolen candy. In the garden of Eden the serpent…

YL Freedom Walk Malawi Devotions: Day 7

“IT IS FINISHED” Today I want to drive our thoughts towards one profound truth. This truth can be summarized in the words of Jesus’ Himself, “it is finished” When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.            …

YL Freedom Walk Devotions Day 6

THE ULTIMATE FREEDOM GIVER On the 15th of January of every year, Malawians celebrate one of the figures of independence, John Chilembwe, who among other things opposed both the treatment of Africans working on European owned plantations and the colonial government’s failure to promote the social and political advancement of Africans. To cut to the chase,…

YL Freedom Walk Malawi Devotions: Day 5

Freedom From Sin Luke 16:13 (Amp) No servant is able to serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will stand by and be devoted to the one and despise the other. You can not serve God and mammon (riches, or anything in which you trust and…

YL Freedom Walk Malawi Devotions: Day 4

“FREEDOM HAS A NAME” “THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS UPON ME, BECAUSE HE ANOINTED ME TO PREACH THE GOSPEL TO THE POOR. HE HAS SENT ME TO PROCLAIM RELEASE TO THE CAPTIVES, AND RECOVERY OF SIGHT TO THE BLIND, TO SET FREE THOSE WHO ARE OPPRESSED, TO PROCLAIM THE FAVORABLE YEAR OF THE LORD.”…