This is a repost from last year, but I still like the photo and verses...
Happy Independence Day!
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Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people He chose for His inheritance.
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.
For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the freedom and glory of the children of God.