The word “release” is found 51 times in the Old and New Testament. The image below reveals the locations of each occurrence. This cool graph starts with Genesis in the top left and ends with Revelation in the bottom right.
Here are the 30 most powerful Bible scriptures on release.
1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
The governor again said to them, “Which of the two do you want me to release for you?” And they said, “Barabbas.”
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed.”
“So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”
1 Corinthians 3:16
Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?
1 Corinthians 5:8
Let us therefore celebrate the festival, not with the old leaven, the leaven of malice and evil, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
1 John 1:8
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
1 John 4:18
There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.
2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
2 Corinthians 9:7
Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
2 Corinthians 9:8
And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”
Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.
Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.
For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened.
“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
“Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the straps of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?”
But you have a custom that I should release one man for you at the Passover. So do you want me to release to you the King of the Jews?
So Pilate said to him, “You will not speak to me? Do you not know that I have authority to release you and authority to crucify you?”
From then on Pilate sought to release him, but the Jews cried out, “If you release this man, you are not Caesar’s friend. Everyone who makes himself a king opposes Caesar.”
I will therefore punish and release him.
Pilate addressed them once more, desiring to release Jesus.
And he answered them, saying, “Do you want me to release for you the King of the Jews?”
Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted.
And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.
He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Masters Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.