Seven verses that give you a feel for the Freedom Rhythm
Here is what we call the "Freedom Declaration" of Jesus. It sets the tempo of the Freedom Rhythm.
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free, and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come. Luke 4.18-19
That is the first verse in the set of seven "Freedom Verses" below. They are snippets from all over the Bible that get you started toward seeing that the God of the Bible is basically a promoter of freedom, working a strategy with King Jesus launching a new era of freedom for the world.
God's freedom rhythm is not monotonous. It is complex and vibrant. It takes some time to get our minds around it, but that doesn't matter. We can love it before we understand it all if we move with the parts we understand.
Preview the seven "Freedom Verses" (scroll down)
Guide for daily use. Combines some short declarations and prayers with personalized wording of the "Freedom Verses" to help us experience freedom, healing, and deliverance as free citizens of the kingdom of Jesus.
Seven verses about the new era of freedom under King Jesus
All quotes are from the New Living Translation.
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The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free, and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come. Luke 4.18-19
No one can take my life from me. I sacrifice it voluntarily. For I have the authority to lay it down when I want to and also to take it up again. For this is what my Father has commanded. John 10.18
Christ, our Passover Lamb [our symbol of freedom and deliverance], has been sacrificed for us. 1 Corinthians 5.7
But God released him from the horrors of death and raised him back to life, for death could not keep him in its grip. Acts 2.24
Only by dying could he break the power of the devil, who had the power of death. Only in this way could he set free all who have lived their lives as slaves to the fear of dying. Hebrews 2.14-15
So Christ has truly set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again in slavery to the law. Galatians 5.1
You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings. 32 And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. John 8.31-32