Freedom Bible Study

How is freedom usually defined? Most people would probably include:
The power to act, speak, or think without restraint
Liberty from slavery, oppression, incarceration
Having civil rights, defined by law
Able to exercise choice – free will
Frankness, boldness Lack of modesty or reserve
Unrestricted use or access
We feel fortunate to live in a “free” country. List some of the things that a democracy gives its citizens freedom to do.

The use of our freedom. God warns us not to let freedom:

1 Corinthians 8:9,12 ____________________________ ‘

1 Corinthians 6:12 _______________________________


1 Peter 2:16-17 ___________________________________

What are the results of “freeing” one’s self from God’s Lordship and protection?
Jeremiah 34:17 Titus 3:3
What is the source of true freedom? Colossians l: 13-14

A Biblical View Of Freedom. For each of the following verses, discuss “freedom through what?”, “freedom from what?”, and “freedom for what?”

For example, in John 8:31-36, you would discover Freedom through “truth,” Freedom from “slavery to sin,: and Freedom for “becoming part of God’s family.”

Here are the other verses: Acts 13:19; Romans 6:6-23;
Romans 8:1-2, 12-15; Galatians 4:3-5, 8-11;
Galatians 5:4, 13; Colossians 2:8-10;
1 Cor 9:19, 22-23; 2 Cor 3:17-18;
Hebrews 2:14-15; 1 Peter 2:16

This Freedom study is © by Sue Found 1995

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