How much better is it to get wisdom than gold!
and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver! Proverbs 16:16
It's time you knew what's really going on.
For the redemption of their soul is precious,
& it ceaseth for ever:
9-That he should live for ever,
& not see corruption.
We've been sold, we've been bought & we've been trafficked. What's more, the final opportunity for redemption is a limited time offer that's about to expire. You must decide & decide quickly.
Wherefore say unto the children of Israel, I am the Lord, and I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will rid you out of their bondage, and I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great judgments.... Exodus 6:6
(Moses speaking:) I prayed therefore unto the Lord, and said, O Lord God, destroy not thy people and thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed through thy greatness, which thou hast brought forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand. Deuteronomy 9:26
....the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, & redeemed you out of the house of bondage....Deuteronomy 13:5
And the anger of the Lord was hot against Israel, and he delivered them into the hands of spoilers that spoiled them, and he sold them into the hands of their enemies round about, so that they could not any longer stand before their enemies. Judges 2:14
Therefore the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hand of Chushanrishathaim king of Mesopotamia: and the children of Israel served Chushanrishathaim eight years. Judges 3:8
And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, that reigned in Hazor; the captain of whose host was Sisera, which dwelt in Harosheth of the Gentiles. Judges 4:2
And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hands of the Philistines, and into the hands of the children of Ammon. Judges 10:7
And when they forgat the LORD their God, he sold them into the hand of Sisera, captain of the host of Hazor, and into the hand of the Philistines, and into the hand of the king of Moab, and they fought against them. 1Samuel 12:9
And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, to provoke him to anger.
The Lord redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.
Thou sellest thy people for nought, and dost not increase thy wealth by their price. Psalm 44:12
Arise for our help, and redeem us for thy mercies' sake. Psalm 44:26
But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Psalm 49:15
Remember thy congregation, which thou hast purchased of old; the rod of thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed; this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt. Psalm 74:2
Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. 4 Who redeemeth thy life from destruction....Psalm 103:1,4
And the ransomed of the Lord shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads....Isaiah 35:10
Thus saith the Lord, Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away. Isaiah 50:1
For thus saith the Lord, Ye have sold yourselves for nought; and ye shall be redeemed without money. Isaiah 52:3
Therefore the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and come with singing unto Zion....Isaiah 51:11
And the Redeemer shall come to Zion, and unto them that turn from transgression in Jacob, saith the Lord.
And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the Lord....Isaiah 62:12
In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them....Isaiah 63:9
For the Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and ransomed him from the hand of him that was stronger than he. Jeremiah 31:11
12 The time is come , the day draweth near : let not the buyer rejoice , nor the seller mourn : for wrath is upon all the multitude thereof.
13 For the seller shall not return to that which is sold,although they were yet alive....Ezekiel 7:12-13
1 The word of the LORD came again unto me, saying,
2 Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thine heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and not God, though thou set thine heart as the heart of God:
3 Behold, thou art wiser than Daniel; there is no secret that they can hide from thee:
4 With thy wisdom and with thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gotten gold and silver into thy treasures:
5 By thy great wisdom and by thy traffick hast thou increased thy riches, and thine heart is lifted up because of thy riches....(the buying & selling of human souls)
18 Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick....Ezekiel 28:1-5,18
6 The children also of Judah and the children of Jerusalem have ye sold unto the Grecians, that ye might remove them far from their border.
7 Behold, I will raise them out of the place whither ye have sold them, and will return your recompence upon your own head:
8 And I will sell your sons and your daughters into the hand of the children of Judah, and they shall sell them to the Sabeans, to a people far off: for the Lord hath spoken it.
Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the wellfavoured harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts. (to Ninevah) Nahum 3:4
....even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body. Romans 8:23
For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. 1Corinthians 6:20