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Freedom

Isaiah 42:6b-7 “I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles, to open eyes that are blind, to free captives from prison and to release from the dungeon … Continue reading

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Runaway

Genesis 16:7-9, 13 “The angel of the Lord found Hagar near a spring in the desert…And he said, ‘Hagar, servant of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?’  ‘I’m running away from my mistress Sarai,’ she … Continue reading

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Jubilee

Leviticus 25:8a, 13a, 39-41 “Count off seven Sabbaths of years—seven times seven years…The fiftieth year shall be a jubilee for you; do not sow and do not reap…If one of your countrymen becomes poor among you and sells himself to … Continue reading

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Chains

Psalm 107:13-14 “They cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress.  He brought them out of darkness and the deepest gloom and broke away their chains.” Daniel 4:33b-34a “[Nebuchadnezzar] was driven away from people … Continue reading

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Cradles

Exodus 2:2b-4 “When she saw that [Moses] was a fine child, she hid him for three months.  But when she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch.  Then … Continue reading

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Ransom

Hosea 3:1-2 “The Lord said to me, ‘Go, show your love to your wife again, though she is loved by another and is an adulteress.  Love her as the Lord loves the Israelites, though they turn to other gods…’  So … Continue reading

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Gates

Judges 16:2-4 “The people of Gaza were told, ‘Samson is here!’  So they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the city gate.  They made no move during the night, saying, ‘At dawn we’ll kill him.’  But … Continue reading

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