Loving parents long to see their children fly, to soar above the stuff of this world and to succeed in life. God is a loving parent and He wants to see us fly! Flying requires confidence! Ultimate Confidence is the kind of basic spiritual confidence that provides the foundation and framework for general life confidence. In our passage this week we learn about the basics of this kind of confidence.
We have been called to walk closely with our God universe and rely fully on the Holy Spirit. It is all a matter of trust. We trust God to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, to let the oppressed go free, and for God to break every yoke (c.f., Isaiah 58: 6).