Freedom, Mind, Resolve

JESUS REIGNS!!!

I’m declaring this right now–Jesus reigns. My heart has been divided lately–enough! NO MORE! I have been knocked to the ground. Helplessly covering my head and curled up while I have been beaten almost to my very core. Closing my eyes and wondering, “Is this really where I’m at? How’d I get here?” I couldn’t get up. Haven’t been able to get away from those fists and feet attacking me. From those chains being wrapped around and around. I think it’s because without fully realizing it, I’ve been trying to do things on my own. Thinking, subconsciously, that I should just be able to figure this out. But when I cry, “J E S U S!” and reach up my hand, it meets His and He LIFTS ME UP. And I did. “JESUS!” When you are down, sometimes you can’t get up. Call on Jesus. Our hope lies only in Him. (Hebrews 4:15-16; John 16:33) Continue reading

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Freedom

FREE INDEED!!!

I was once told that if my spouse was not truly seeking God I would be unable to have a close, strong relationship with the Lord. That is a lie. I cannot change someone else, but…

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” Matthew 5:6

Unfortunately, a part of me believed that lie, for years. It wasn’t that my relationship with God was any less strong, it was just trapped inside. I wasn’t sure how to release it and express it. But if we are seeking God; loving Him with all of our heart, soul, mind, and strength, He reveals the truth to us. That truth sets us free.  “So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed Him, ‘If you abide in My word, you are truly My disciples,  and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.’  So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” John 8:31-32, 36 Continue reading

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