Independence Day is a time where Americans reflect on and celebrate freedom. Ultimate freedom, though, is only available through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ who paid the penalty for our sins. This July 4th, consider copying and pasting one of these shareable quotes on your social media to make the conversation about finding true freedom in Jesus!
"In my anguish I cried to the LORD, and he answered by setting me free."
Psalm 118:5 #FreedomReigns
"I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts."
Psalm 119:45 #FreedomReigns
"So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed."
John 8:36 #FreedomReigns
"But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves to God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life."
Romans 6:22 #FreedomReigns
"Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom."
2 Corinthians 3:17 #FreedomReigns
"It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery."
Galatians 5:1 #FreedomReigns
"But the Scripture declares that the whole world is a prisoner of sin, so that what was promised, being given through faith in Jesus Christ, might be given to those who believe."
Galatians 3:22 #FreedomReigns
"You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. The entire law is summed up in a single command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
Galatians 5:13-14 #FreedomReigns
"Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God."
1 Peter 2:16 #FreedomReigns
"If God thinks this state of war in the universe a price worth paying for free will then we may take that it is worth paying."
C.S. Lewis #FreedomReigns
“What we think about when we are free to think about what we will – that is what we are or will soon become.”
A.W. Tozer #FreedomReigns
"In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety."
A.W. Tozer #FreedomReigns
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