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13 Bible Verses about Captivity, Metaphorically
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They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption, since people are enslaved to whatever defeats them.
and every high-minded thing that is raised up against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive to obey Christ.
“I, Yahweh, have called You
for a righteous purpose,
and I will hold You by Your hand.
I will keep You and appoint You
to be a covenant for the people
and a light to the nations, in order to open blind eyes,
to bring out prisoners from the dungeon,
and those sitting in darkness from the prison house.
The Spirit of the Lord God is on Me,
because the Lord has anointed Me
to bring good news to the poor.
He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted,
to proclaim liberty to the captives
and freedom to the prisoners;
The Spirit of the Lord is on Me,
because He has anointed Me
to preach good news to the poor.
He has sent Me
to proclaim freedomto the captives
and recovery of sight to the blind,
to set free the oppressed,
This issue arose because of false brothers smuggled in, who came in secretly to spy on the freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, in order to enslave us. But we did not give up and submit to these people for even an hour, so that the truth of the gospel would be preserved for you.
Christ has liberated us to be free. Stand firm then and don’t submit again to a yoke of slavery.