Freedom: liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another
Flags are waving. Firecrackers are sounding. Grills are smoking. Our nation’s freedom is celebrated with family and friends, each July 4th. Amid the sounds, sights, and smells of celebration is the underlying reason for this holiday: our freedom from tyranny and oppression.
We have another reason to celebrate, not once a year but each and every day. We have been freed from another oppression–sin. This oppression is more sinister and deadly than even political oppression. It has eternal consequences for our very heart and soul.
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