“Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty” —2 Corinthians 3:17
If you’ve been following my blogs throughout this past year, you know that I was asked to write on a theme of gaining an education or an exploration in finding wisdom. Much of what was covered in these blogs was a sampling of where and how we can find this wisdom. As a summary, I tried to cover how wisdom can be found through our friendships and relationships that focus on the Fruit of the Spirit, through the scripture, through perseverance and discipline, and ultimately through the intercessor, the Holy Spirit.
It’s such a blessing to work at Liberty University where you see these ideas all flow together in Christian community in search for wisdom through absolute truth. You are able to witness how believers grow together to be a light to the world. When you walk into the main academic building on the campus of Liberty University, there is a verse in the lobby that frames the foundation of why Liberty University was founded and where we acquired our name and it is 2 Corinthians 3:17 – “Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty.”
I encourage each of you to take some time to read 2 Corinthians 3. Here we learn that you can’t find this wisdom in words and ink, but on tablets of human hearts through the Spirit of a living God. So in communion with one another I pray we all grow together in this Wisdom, where we will find liberty.
Dr. Beth Ackerman is the Associate Dean, School of Education, at Liberty University. Learn more about Liberty University here.
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