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Truth sets us free
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Truth sets us free 

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Oh Lord, what You whisper in my ear, I will declare it on the housetops.
What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops. Matthew 10:27

I will shout it for all to hear.
¶ Hear this, all ye people; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world: Psalms 49:1
Sing, O ye heavens; for the LORD hath done it: shout, ye lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing, ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein: for the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel. Isaiah 44:23

For Your Kingdom is of the Truth, and all who are of the truth, hears Your Voice.
Thus saith the LORD; I am returned unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called a city of truth; and the mountain of the LORD of hosts the holy mountain. Zechariah 8:3
Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice. John 18:37

Your Kingdom is not of this world, therefore your followers do not fight, but are men of peace.
Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence. John 18:36
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Matthew 5:9

All that the world knows of Your Kingdom is through the words of those who hear Your Voice.
Matthew 5:13  ¶Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
14  Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
15  Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.
16  Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Yea, they have ears to hear yet they hear not.
He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. Matthew 11:15
I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see. Revelation 3:18

They have eyes to see but they see not.
Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see not; they have ears to hear, and hear not: for they are a rebellious house. Ezekiel 12:2

For all who chose Jesus to be their King hears the truth, and the truth will set them free.
John 8:30  As he spake these words, many believed on him.
31  ¶Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;
32  And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: John 1:12