LIBERTY:

…of POSITIONS and Dispositions..,

Psalm 7:17 “I will praise the Lord according to ‘HIS’ righteousness!”

For the longest time SHAME has taught me I CANNOT lift up HOLY hands in worship based on what those hands were DOING prior! And that has kept my hands shackled to my side through the most moving worship experiences.

The FACT that it’s HIS righteousness and not my ACTS that should be the basis of my Worship has just SET ME FREE,¬†and given PROFOUND SIGNIFICANCE to Jesus’ GAME CHANGING statement…”IT IS FINISHED”.

My SHAME is finished.

My REMORSE is finished.

My SELF AWARENESS is finished.

My DRY WORSHIP is finished.

Frankly….my ‘MY’ is finished!

It’s ALL from him. It’s ALL about him.Now THAT’S liberating!

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LIBERTY:

…Of Dungeons and Dignity,

“Therefore I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; that’s why she loved much,” –Jesus

( Luke 7:47)

 

“….When my HEART becomes FREE,

…and my shame is UNDONE!”.

Those are just mere words sprinkled with sentiment yet devoid of force and sang without conviction IF you’ve NEVER been bound by addiction or shackled by shame.

…but for the REST of us, who have been forgiven MUCH,

To us,

that SONG is an EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION and that simple  STATEMENT our DECLARATION of INDEPENDENCE!

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