6660 freedom, through Jesus Christ

6660 freedom, through Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ, the promised deliverer, sets his people free from the present effects of sin and from the power of sin and will finally deliver them completely from its presence.

The OT points ahead to a new and greater freedom and to a new deliverer

The OT predicts Jesus Christ as the deliverer Isa 61:1 See also Isa 42:6-7

The redemption of the exodus foreshadows the redemption achieved by Jesus Christ Col 1:13-14 See also 1Co 10:1-4

Jesus Christ fulfils the OT predictions of him as deliverer Lk 4:18-19 See also Ro 11:26; Isa 59:20

The freedom that comes through Jesus Christ

Jn 8:32-36 See also Mt 1:21

Jesus Christ sets his people free from the penalty of sin 1Th 1:10 See also Jn 3:36; Ro 8:1-2; Heb 9:15; Rev 1:5

Jesus Christ sets his people free from the spiritual death that accompanies sin Ro 6:1-7 See also Eph 2:1-5; Heb 9:14

Jesus Christ sets his people free from the fear of death Heb 2:14-15

Jesus Christ will finally set his people free from death itself 1Co 15:22-23 See also Ro 5:12-17; Ro 7:24

Jesus Christ sets his people free from the power of sin Ro 6:11-14 See also Ro 6:22-23

Jesus Christ sets his people free from the pollution of sin 2Pe 1:2-4 See also Gal 1:3-4

Jesus Christ sets his people free from the power of Satan Col 1:13-14 See also Mk 3:27 The strong man is, by implication, Jesus Christ; Ac 26:17-18

Jesus Christ will set his people free from the presence of sin Php 3:21 See also Eph 5:27; Col 1:22; 1Th 3:13; 1Th 5:23; Rev 21:4

Freedom as the result of being rescued from trials by Jesus Christ

2Ti 3:11 See also Ac 26:17; 2Ti 4:18; 2Pe 2:9

See also

1429prophecy, OT fulfilment
2230Messiah, coming of
2321Christ as redeemer
2565Christ, second coming
4811darkness, symbol of sin
5246captivity
5344imprisonment
6028sin, deliverance from
6714ransom
6720redemption
7449slavery, spiritual
9020death

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