Frequently Asked Questions about the Message of Freedom in Christ
Articles with an author's name after them are longer and give a more theological explanation.
The position and identity of the believer is not only a core teaching of
Freedom in Christ, but of the Gospel as well. Because of their significance, we have
provided some more detailed articles on these issues. For an in-depth study of these
vital truths, read God's Power at Work in You by Dr. Neil T. Anderson
and Dr. Robert Saucy.
Do Christians Still Have a Sin Nature? by Dr. Neil T. Anderson
"Sinners" Who Are Forgiven or "Saints" Who Sin? by Dr. Robert Saucy
The Importance of the Christian's Identity in Sanctification by Dr. Mark Saucy
The Nature of the Flesh and it's Dynamic in the Believer by Dr. Robert Saucy
Bitterness and unforgiveness can leave us dangerously susceptible to attacks from the
enemy (2 Cor. 2:11). Yet it is an area of confusion and pain for many believers.
God wants us to know and experience His forgiveness and to extend it to others.
The articles that follow will explain this important aspect of the Christian life.
To learn more about what forgiveness is and how to apply it, read Victory
Over the Darkness by Dr. Neil T. Anderson.
Can I forgive if I don't feel like it?
Why should I forgive an unrepentant person?
Is it right to forgive God?
Can a Christian commit the "unpardonable sin"?
Isn't forgiving yourself like playing God?
Isn't it selfish to forgive for our sakes?
Where was God when I was being abused?
Our understanding of the spiritual realm will greatly affect our day-to-day lives. Eph.
6:12 tells us that we are in a spiritual battle. We need a biblical
perspective of our relationship to the spiritual realm. The following articles are
provided to help you gain understanding. To dig deeper, read The Bondage
Breaker by Dr. Neil T. Anderson and Spiritual Warfare
by Dr. Timothy Warner.
Should you focus so much on demons?
Can believers be demon "possessed"?
Can Satan read my mind?
Is Satan as powerful as God?
Why does God let Satan have so much power?
From time to time we get questions of a more practical nature regarding
the application of the message of Freedom in Christ in various settings.
The articles listed below may help to address some of these questions.
Dr. Neil T. Anderson has written the book,
Discipleship Counseling, to give a more complete
explanation of these issues.
What is the “theory of integration”?
Do the "Steps" set me free?
What does "acquiescence" mean?
Why should I look at past sin?
Why confess to another person?
How does one go through the "Steps"?
Do I need to get rid of crystal jewelry?
The Origin, Theology, and Rationale of the Steps to Freedom in Christ by Dr. Neil T. Anderson
Beyond Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Dr. Neil T. Anderson
How to Respond to Those Who Disagree by Dr. Neil T. Anderson
Spiritual Warfare by Dr. Timothy Warner
We realize that these answers may not address all of your questions. If
you have read our materials and still have questions, feel free to email us. We will do our best to answer them directly or in subsequent articles.