In the late summer of 1989 one million people in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia linked arms and formed a human chain that was 360 miles long. When the chain was completed, one word was passed along the line.
Each one spoke to the next until that one word had been passed along all those 360 miles. The word was “freedom!”
When our Lord Jesus Christ cried from the cross “It is finished,” he might as well have said “freedom!”
Our freedom from sin, our freedom from ourselves, our freedom from death and the grave were all won on the cross and celebrated in the resurrection. See: John 8:32-36;