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Let Freedom Ring
Saturday, February 24, 2018 by Tyler Robertson

“Freedom isn’t free.”  The over use and, sometimes, bitter use of this phrase takes away from the great importance of what it means.  Sacrifice is required.  Pain and loss may be a byproduct of sacrifice.  No matter how uncomfortable and painful it was for him, Jesus paid that price for us.

The below psalm is a celebration, for all of us, of the freedom that we obtained through Christ’s sacrifice.  Let freedom ring from the mountains, shout it from the roof tops, and lift your eyes to the cross.  No flag or person or song inspires faith in a cause quite like the cross.  Let freedom rain from the cross and the Glory flow from sea to shining sea.

 

 

Freedom is never free but bought with a price

Freedom’s debt was paid in full on that day

 

Freedom never tasted this sweet

Before that day, it tasted of vinegar and sour wine.

A parched tongue and cracked lips

Longing for some sweetness.

 

Freedom never rang

Before that day, it was mocked and scorned.

The ears buzzing from the noise of the crowd

Longing for some peace.

 

Freedom never walked the land

Before that day, it was dragged and carried

The body was beaten, hands and feet pierced

Longing for some healing.

 

Freedom never saw a day

Before that day, it was clouded by darkness

The eyes blinded with scales

Longing for some light

 

My country, sweet land of liberty

Let the land and every mountain side

Proclaim and let our Freedom ring

Completed by great God our King.

 

Freedom’s debt was paid in full on that day

Bought with a price far too steep for you and me.

 

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Debra Medina From New Jersey, USA At 3/21/2018 6:56:41 PM

Thank you for your message.

Reply by: Team Seasoned Heart

thank you so much for reading!! Be blessed

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