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Freedom and liberty are timeless ideals that have been explored and celebrated throughout human history.

From ancient religious texts to modern-day spiritual teachings, the concept of liberation holds a special place in the hearts and minds of people around the world.

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In this enlightening journey through various scriptures, we will delve into the profound messages and insights offered by different faith traditions on the subject of freedom and liberty.

65 Scriptures On Freedom And Liberty

1. Galatians 5:1

“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.”

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2. Romans 6:18

“You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness.”

3. John 8:36

“So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”

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4. 2 Corinthians 3:17

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”

5. James 1:25

“But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.”

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6. 1 Peter 2:16

“Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves.”

7. Psalm 119:45

“I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts.”

8. Isaiah 61:1

“The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.”

9. 1 Corinthians 10:29

“For why should my freedom be judged by another’s conscience?”

10. 2 Corinthians 3:6

“He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant—not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.”

God-Given Liberty:

11. Genesis 1:26-27

“Then God said, ‘Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.’ So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.”

12. James 2:12

“Speak and act as those who are going to be judged by the law that gives freedom.”

13. Leviticus 25:10

“Proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants.”

14. Psalm 33:12

“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people he chose for his inheritance.”

15. 2 Corinthians 3:17

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”

16. 1 Corinthians 10:29

“For why should my freedom be judged by another’s conscience?”

17. Galatians 5:13

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.”

18. Psalm 119:45

“I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts.”

19. 1 Peter 2:16

“Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves.”

20. Isaiah 61:1

“The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.”

Human Rights and Liberty

21. Genesis 1:27

“So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.”

22. Galatians 3:28

“There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”

23. Exodus 21:16

“Anyone who kidnaps someone is to be put to death, whether the victim has been sold or is still in the kidnapper’s possession.”

24. Deuteronomy 10:18

“He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing.”

25. Proverbs 31:8-9

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”

26. Isaiah 58:6

“Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?”

27. Psalm 82:3

“Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.”

28. Leviticus 19:34

“The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. I am the Lord your God.”

29. Matthew 25:35-36

“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.”

30. Micah 6:8

“He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”

Religion and the Founding Principles:

31. Exodus 18:21

“But select capable men from all the people—men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain—and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.”

32. Proverbs 14:34

“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people.”

33. 2 Chronicles 7:14

“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”

34. Romans 13:1

“Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.”

35. Matthew 22:21

“Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

36. 1 Peter 2:13-14

“Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.”

37. Proverbs 29:2

“When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.”

38. 1 Timothy 2:1-2

“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.”

39. Jeremiah 29:7

“Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.”

40. Proverbs 3:5-6

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

The Biblical Perspective on Freedom and Liberty:

41. Galatians 5:1

“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.”

42. 2 Corinthians 3:17

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”

43. Romans 6:18

“You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness.”

44. John 8:36

“So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”

45. Galatians 5:13

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.”

46. 1 Peter 2:16

“Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves.”

47. Isaiah 61:1

“The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.”

48. James 1:25

“But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.”

49. Psalm 119:45

“I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts.”

50. 1 Corinthians 10:29

“For why should my freedom be judged by another’s conscience?”

The Biblical Perspective on Freedom and Liberty

51. John 8:32

“And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

52. Galatians 5:1

“For freedom, Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.”

53. 2 Corinthians 3:17

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”

54. Romans 8:21

“that the creation itself will be set free from its bondage to corruption and obtain the freedom of the glory of the children of God.”

55. Isaiah 61:1

“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound.”

Faith and Freedom: How Scriptures Inspire Liberty

56. Hebrews 11:1

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”

57. 2 Corinthians 3:17

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”

58. Romans 14:22

“The faith that you have, keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the one who has no reason to pass judgment on himself for what he approves.”

59. Galatians 5:1

“For freedom, Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.”

60. James 2:17

“So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.”

Interpretations of Freedom and Liberty Across Scriptures

61. Galatians 5:6

“For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love.”

62. Hebrews 11:1

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”

63. Romans 10:9

“Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”

64. 2 Corinthians 3:17

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”

65. John 8:36

“So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”

Conclusion

In the pages of sacred scriptures, we have discovered a rich tapestry of wisdom and insight regarding the fundamental concepts of freedom and liberty.

As we conclude our exploration, let us remember that the pursuit of freedom is not confined to any one belief system but is a universal human aspiration. The wisdom found within these scriptures serves as a reminder that freedom and liberty are not only external conditions but also states of mind and spirit.

May the insights gained from these scriptures inspire us to walk the path of freedom, to champion justice, and to embrace the inherent dignity and worth of every individual. In doing so, we honor the profound teachings that have transcended generations and continue to shape our understanding of what it means to be free.

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