The Story of Freedom

By Kevin Swanson

Paperback
320 Pages
10-12 Grade
History
1/2 Credit

If the Son will set you free, you will be free indeed.

Freedom is quickly disappearing in the Western world. Big government tyranny is on the rise just about everywhere. Liberty is hardly a value anymore in the minds of the masses. The question facing this generation is real and concerning: 'Will we leave our children and grandchildren in prison camps and gulags?'

The Christian West provided a legacy of liberty for over 800 years, and it is a heritage that is quickly disappearing and soon to be forgotten. Many have enjoyed the blessing of liberty over the centuries. Hundreds of millions of people have fled tyranny for safe haven in Christian countries. But, the heritage is almost gone now. Many have enjoyed the fruits of liberty but so few do anything to produce it. It is for Christians to regain a new appreciation for true liberty in Christ. Christians must relearn the biblical definition of freedom and the value of liberty. And Christians must teach their children the great heritage of Western liberties. This book recovers this heritage and tells the thrilling story of liberty in the Western world. These are the very best stories of history, as Western liberties developed through the influence of Christian pastors and leaders over 2,000 years. The reader will learn of the critical battle for the Magna Carta, the Swiss struggle for independence with William Tell, the Scottish War for Independence with William Wallace, the Dutch War for Independence with William the Silent, the battle for religious liberties in the 17th century, and America's War for Independence and the securing of the Bill of Rights.

The message of this book is simple - the time has come to recover the heritage and leave a legacy for liberty. This begins by defining liberty rightly and realizing that true freedom is only possible by the blood of Jesus Christ. This is freedom from sin, freedom indeed. It is the bedrock freedom that gives birth to all other freedoms.

*2nd Edition, previously published as Freedom

Excerpt

'When Jesus Christ provides freedom, it will be no sham freedom, no temporary, superficial, pseudo-freedom as that promised by pseudo-liberal politicians. His freedom is the ultimate freedom, as free as a man can possibly be."

What Others Are Saying

This book is a refreshing look at the topic of freedom. Kevin Swanson examines the idea from a biblical perspective, showing its roots in freedom from sin and self-government according to God's law. He also traces the struggle for freedom in Christian history. The stories of Patrick, the Magna Carta, William Wallace, William the Silent, the Pilgrims, Cromwell, and Patrick Henry form a significant part of this book, as they each contribute something to the discussion. The last several chapters focus on our current situation.
- Peter B.

Excellent history of the past true freedom fighters and encouragement for the ones yet to come.
- Hannah

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If the Son will set you free, you will be free indeed.

Freedom is quickly disappearing in the Western world. Big government tyranny is on the rise just about everywhere. Liberty is hardly a value anymore in the minds of the masses. The question facing this generation is real and concerning: 'Will we leave our children and grandchildren in prison camps and gulags?'

The Christian West provided a legacy of liberty for over 800 years, and it is a heritage that is quickly disappearing and soon to be forgotten. Many have enjoyed the blessing of liberty over the centuries. Hundreds of millions of people have fled tyranny for safe haven in Christian countries. But, the heritage is almost gone now. Many have enjoyed the fruits of liberty but so few do anything to produce it. It is for Christians to regain a new appreciation for true liberty in Christ. Christians must relearn the biblical definition of freedom and the value of liberty. And Christians must teach their children the great heritage of Western liberties. This book recovers this heritage and tells the thrilling story of liberty in the Western world. These are the very best stories of history, as Western liberties developed through the influence of Christian pastors and leaders over 2,000 years. The reader will learn of the critical battle for the Magna Carta, the Swiss struggle for independence with William Tell, the Scottish War for Independence with William Wallace, the Dutch War for Independence with William the Silent, the battle for religious liberties in the 17th century, and America's War for Independence and the securing of the Bill of Rights.

The message of this book is simple - the time has come to recover the heritage and leave a legacy for liberty. This begins by defining liberty rightly and realizing that true freedom is only possible by the blood of Jesus Christ. This is freedom from sin, freedom indeed. It is the bedrock freedom that gives birth to all other freedoms.

*2nd Edition, previously published as Freedom

Excerpt

'When Jesus Christ provides freedom, it will be no sham freedom, no temporary, superficial, pseudo-freedom as that promised by pseudo-liberal politicians. His freedom is the ultimate freedom, as free as a man can possibly be."

What Others Are Saying

This book is a refreshing look at the topic of freedom. Kevin Swanson examines the idea from a biblical perspective, showing its roots in freedom from sin and self-government according to God's law. He also traces the struggle for freedom in Christian history. The stories of Patrick, the Magna Carta, William Wallace, William the Silent, the Pilgrims, Cromwell, and Patrick Henry form a significant part of this book, as they each contribute something to the discussion. The last several chapters focus on our current situation.
- Peter B.

Excellent history of the past true freedom fighters and encouragement for the ones yet to come.
- Hannah

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