This Is What God Says
FREEDOM (FREE TO LIVE, FREE TO GIVE)
I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.
The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.
And the Lord shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.
Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses.
He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.
Proverbs 22:1,7 [New International Version]:
A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.
The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe.
And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:
And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.
And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.
For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.
Romans 13:8 [New International Version]:
Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for he who loves his fellow man has fulfilled the law.
II Corinthians 9:8:
And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work.
Galatians 4:31; 5:1:
So then, brethren, we are not children of the bondwoman, but of the free.
Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
Be careful for [Be anxious for] nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
II Thessalonians 3:1:
Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you.
I Timothy 6:6-11:
But godliness with contentment is great gain.
For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
Let your conversation [manner of life] be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.