Set Others Free

Free to Be

What is it that God requires? The careful construction of houses of holiness in which to live apart from those who are ‘unclean’? The strict observance of religious ordinances? “You ‘humble’ yourselves by observing the motions of penance,” says the prophet Isaiah. “You dress in burlap and cover yourselves with ashes. And this you call fasting. But do you really think this will please the LORD?” No! “This is the kind of fasting I choose, that you:

“Loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of bondage, set free the oppressed, and break every yoke!” ~Isaiah 58:5-6

My freedom will only be complete

when all are completely free.

About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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7 Responses to Set Others Free

  1. radiostudy says:

    LOVE the painting & visual analogy!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. hannahtk says:

    Powerful image to convey a simple and very convicting truth!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. gpavants says:

    Hi Mitch,

    Right on! God makes the dead come alive. Love it!

    Gary

    Liked by 1 person

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