Luke 4:18 (NIV) "The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed
me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for
the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed,
Gal 5:1 (NIV) 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.
Eph 3:12 (NIV) In him and through faith in him we may approach God with
freedom and confidence.
James 1:25 (NIV) But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that
gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard,
but doing it--he will be blessed in what he does.
Gal 2:2-4 (NIV) I went in response to a revelation and set before them
the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. But I did this privately to
those who seemed to be leaders, for fear that I was running or had run my
race in vain. 3 Yet not even Titus, who was with me, was compelled to be
circumcised, even though he was a Greek. 4 This matter arose because some
false brothers had infiltrated our ranks to spy on the freedom we have in
Christ Jesus and to make us slaves.
1 Cor 8:8-9 (NIV) But food does not bring us near to God; we are no worse
if we do not eat, and no better if we do. 9 Be careful, however, that the
exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block to the weak.
Gal 5:13 (NIV) You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use
your freedom to indulge the sinful nature ; rather, serve one another in
Rom 8:21 (NIV) that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage
to decay and brought into the glorious freedom of the children of God.