You hear people talk about freedom and independence around the Fourth, but it can be one of those things that you take for granted. 

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We went to a friend’s house to celebrate the holiday. He shared the American casualties from every war we have been in since the Revolutionary War. Millions of Americans have fought to defend our liberty and the liberty of other nations. 

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And yet, for true freedom, only One had to die. 

But the Scriptures declare that we are all prisoners of sin, so we receive God’s promise of freedom only by believing in Jesus Christ.” 
Galatians 3:22

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Our freedoms here in America are amazing blessings. But they are temporary. 

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The freedoms that God has promised us through His Son, Jesus Christ, are eternal. Freedom from the weight of worry, fear, and hopelessness. The freedom to be forgiven and to spend eternity in God’s presence.

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So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”
John 8:36

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We had a wonderful time with family and friends, enjoying Nebraska sunsets and watching beautiful fireworks. But celebrating our nation’s independence makes us remember and be thankful for our true freedom in Christ.

Free indeed.

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Rachel Gnagy

Rachel Gnagy is a wife, mother, photographer, coffee lover, and book nerd. She and her husband, Samuel, have four precious children, two boys and two girls. Rachel is a work-from-home-mom, running a small photography and graphic design business. She has been writing for Her View From Home since 2012 and loves the opportunity to communicate with other women. http://www.inscribedphotography.com/ https://www.facebook.com/InscribedPhotography