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Choosing Freedom

Most of the Israelites didn’t leave Egypt. How do we become free?

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Published: April 9, 2014

Visitor Comments: 27

(21) sharona, March 25, 2015 5:05 AM

Sometimes we don't realize that the door is open, we just have to walk through and keep going, don't let fear hold you back

(20) Edwin.Hissink, August 14, 2014 7:37 AM

Freedom to choose

This is good, this is great. Allthough the pas over doesn't apply to me totally, and as Noachide Shabbat is partly for me, I understood the message of this video. My fore fathers didn't have the same choice, but the father and mother of all human kind Adam and Eve, showed us that we all have a choise, the freedom to say yes to Hashem, or to say: "No, too hard."
I said:"Yes, I follow you." And that was/is/and will be the ultimate choise. Thank you for inspiring me so much.

(19) Joey, April 20, 2014 8:40 AM

Excellent insight. Thank you and God bless!

(18) Dvirah, April 17, 2014 4:26 PM

Choosing Freedom

No one who grew up in the US in the 1960's can think that freedom is a gift. We watched too many people struggling for theirs. Excellent message!

(17) Rivkah with a "resh", April 17, 2014 3:12 AM

I don't have enough superlatives to praise this

Brilliant, stirring, luminescent, and inspiring. That's just the warm-up! I do,however, find some want of coherence. Also, of accuracy.
Freedom IS a gift: Freedom of religion, of speech, of assembly. They're yours if you are simply an American citizen. Everyone in the USA is free to develop their capacities. What more freedom do you want?
The speaker opines, "You want to be great? -- Go out and get it." Well, yes. But what does that have to do with freedom?

Might help if the speaker defined his terms (i.e., "freedom") and if he stuck to his theme.

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