What does living your life free in Christ really look like? The Apostle Paul tells his spiritual "son in the faith," Timothy, to pursue righteousness. But what does righteousness look like? It starts with understanding that righteousness is a gift that we have received, not earned. 2 Corinthians 5:21 says, "For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him."
All religions point to three things: you ought to - you don't - you're toast. Religion is all about following the rules, but Jesus had something different in mind. He calls us to follow Him.
It's difficult to solve a problem when you don't understand what's wrong to begin with. Many of us have been trying to solve the problem of "us" for a long time. Some of you have lost friends, family, or jobs because you couldn't solve you. Some of you have paid someone good money to solve you. But what if the real problem is that you don't know what the problem is?