47+ Bible Verses About Freedom and Being Set Free

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
August 21, 2023

In our journey through life, we often yearn for a deeper sense of liberation and understanding. Beyond physical constraints, freedom breaks chains that bind us, releasing us from limitations and guiding us toward purpose. This exploration offers 51 verses and 7 quotes that speak to the transformative power of freedom.

As you read, let the empathy in these words resonate, knowing that the quest for freedom is universal. The verses provide wisdom, lighting the path out of darkness, while the quotes inspire boundless possibilities. Embrace this collection and let it renew your perspective on life's journey.

What Does the Bible Say About Freedom?

"And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free."

- John 8:32

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed."

- Luke 4:18

"The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold."

- Psalm 18:2

"For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior; I gave Egypt for your ransom, Ethiopia and Seba in your place."

- Isaiah 43:3

"The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles."

- Psalm 34:17

"The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit."

- Psalm 34:18

"The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes."

- Psalm 19:8

Bible Verses About Victory Over Sin

"For sin shall not have dominion over you, for you are not under law but under grace."

- Romans 6:14

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

- Philippians 4:13

"For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith."

- 1 John 5:4

"But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ."

- 1 Corinthians 15:57

"Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you."

- James 4:7

"No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it."

- 1 Corinthians 10:13

"For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds."

- 2 Corinthians 10:4

Bible Verses About the Spirit of Freedom

"Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty."

- 2 Corinthians 3:17

"Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage."

- Galatians 5:1

"For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God."

- Romans 8:14

"If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness."

- 1 John 1:9

"For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, 'Abba, Father.'"

- Romans 8:15

"So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed."

- John 8:36

"For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death."

- Romans 8:2

Bible Verses About Walking in Freedom

"For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another."

- Galatians 5:13

"For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it in hope; because the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God."

- Romans 8:20-21

"If the Son, therefore, shall make you free, you shall be free indeed."

- John 8:36

"For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another."

- Galatians 5:13

"For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death."

- Romans 8:2

"And having been set free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness."

- Romans 6:18

"But now having been set free from sin, and having become slaves of God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end, everlasting life."

- Romans 6:22

Bible Verses About God's Grace and Redemption

"In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace."

- Ephesians 1:7

"And you, who once were alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now He has reconciled in the body of His flesh through death, to present you holy, and blameless, and above reproach in His sight."

- Colossians 1:21-22

"But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved)."

- Ephesians 2:4-5

"For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord."

- Romans 6:23

"But now having been set free from sin, and having become slaves of God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end, everlasting life."

- Romans 6:22

Bible Verses About Surrender and Transformation

"I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me."

- Galatians 2:20

"Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God."

- Romans 12:2

"But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord."

- 2 Corinthians 3:18

"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service."

- Romans 12:1

"And He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again."

- 2 Corinthians 5:15

"For if we died with Him, we shall also live with Him."

- 2 Timothy 2:11

"But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name."

- John 1:12

Bible Verses About Walking in the Spirit

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law."

- Galatians 5:22-23

"If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit."

- Galatians 5:25

"And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption."

- Ephesians 4:30

"That the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit."

- Romans 8:4

"If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!"

- Luke 11:13

"But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you."

- John 14:26

Christian Quotes About Freedom

"The greatest freedom is found in submission to Christ."

- Anonymous

"Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose—and commit myself to—what is best for me."

- Paul-Eerik Rummo

"True freedom is not the absence of restraint, but the ability to pursue the highest good."

- Rick Warren

"To be free is not to have the power to do anything you want, but to have the power to do what is right."

- Anonymous

"Freedom is the capacity to obey the one we love."

- Michael Novak

"The ultimate freedom we have as human beings is the power to select what we allow our minds to dwell upon."

- Dallas Willard

"Christians are free from sin's penalty, power, and someday, its presence."

- Charles Stanley

"Freedom is not doing what you want to do; freedom is doing what you were created to do."

- Bob Hamp

Conclusion: Bible Verses About Freedom

"For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast."

- Ephesians 2:8-9

"But the free gift is not like the offense. For if by the one man's offense many died, much more the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abounded to many."

- Romans 5:15

"For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God."

- Romans 8:14

As we conclude this exploration of freedom and being set free through the lens of the Bible, may you carry with you the wisdom of its verses and the inspiration of its quotes. Remember that you are not alone on your journey towards liberation. The transformative power of these words invites you to embrace a life filled with purpose, grace, and the boundless potential that comes with walking in the light of freedom.

Please click here and share on Facebook. You'll see why after you click that link.

It's important to spread the Word of God. You can change someone's life in less than 5 seconds.

Written By:

Shaun Connell

Shaun Connell is a passionate Christian businessman and investor who lives in Texas. Shaun is a Reformed Baptist who believes that the Word of God should be used in every area of life.

Add new comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*

Bible Verses 101 was launched to teach people what the Bible says about every area of life. If you have questions, there's a Bible quote with the answer.
Copyright © 2024 - Bible Verses 101
Privacy Policy