Prisoner Are You?
interesting that Paul should have this viewpoint. He was a prisoner
of Rome and was in a damp dungeon because of preaching the Gospel,
but he really considered himself to be a prisoner of the Lord.
Paul recognized that the Lord could use him where he was, and
this is precisely what the Lord did. During this imprisonment,
Paul wrote letters to Philemon, the Colossians, the Ephesians
and the Philippians. These letters are now contained in the
Scriptures and have had great impact on the world down through
is good to ask ourselves, Whose prisoner am I? Do I consider
myself a prisoner of circumstances or of the Lord Jesus Christ?
ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his
servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death,
or of obedience unto righteousness?" (Rom. 6:16). "