We all have things we struggle with.
And if you’re shaking your head no..your lying. Because we all have that thing that we’re in chains with..it tries to hold us captive, to take hold of our lives. To say you don’t, is to deny the very sinful nature of humanity. We sin. We are sinners in need of a Savior to cleanse our hearts and give us a freedom that can only be experienced through the One who is perfect, and blameless, and pure.
The idea of being set free is near impossible for some people to grasp. Because for whatever reason, we like to assume that we could never change or live a new life of purpose. And that mentality has got to stop. In one of my absolute favorite bible verses (Psalm 40:1-3), it talks about how God has lifted us out of the pit, out of the mud and mire and set our feet upon a rock. There is freedom to be found, and it’s not found down a self help aisle at Barnes & Noble. Nor is it found at meetings discussing your deepest addictions. It’s found in surrendering your life to Jesus, I promise you your life will never be the same! And that doesn’t mean you’ll never mess up again, but what it does mean is you have a God that you can always turn too, He’ll never forsake you.
You can be set free from pornography.
You can be set free from gambling.
You can be set free from lying.
You can be set free from self harm.
You can be set free from alcoholism.
You can be set free from eating disorders.
You can be set into new life, and purpose, and hope. As long as you are breathing, there is always hope. Never forget it.