I Can’t Be Bound

This post was written on Inspired Moms Club by Cindy and we wanted to share with you!

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I am guilty
Ashamed of what I’ve done, what I’ve become
These hands are dirty
I dare not lift them up to the Holy one

In life, the words above from Lauren Daigle’s song “How Can it Be” are a constant reality as we go throughout our days. We see and know all to well our shortfalls, our sin, and we hold on to false truths of unworthiness. We want to carry our weight and our burdens as a constant reminder of who we are opposite of Christ and we can’t comprehend the true meaning of the cross. Knowing we are not good enough before God, we refuse to approach Him in prayer and worship believing He wouldn’t give us the time of day. I too am guilty of this but I am learning in Christ I can’t be bound!

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Etched in Ink Psalm 104

hand-281995_1280I remember the days when I was younger, I would write with ink on my blue jeans. Needless to say, the constant retracing of the shape or word written made them darken and stand out on my jeans and  would not go away in the wash regardless of how often they were washed.  The jeans became a statement of me etched there to be seen each and every time I wore them.  As I read through Psalm 104 today verse 27 spoke to me of this etching of ink.  It says, “They all depend on you to give them food as they need it.”  As I read the study text  for verse 27 in my Bible, it said, “All life depends on the gracious sustenance of the Lord of life and death.” Continue reading