I really like Psalm 107.
“Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story.” Psalm 107:2 says,
The whole chapter talks about 4 different kinds of people and how God helps them: the wanderers, the prisoners, the sick, and the storm-tossed.
They all bear talking about, but 107:14 really stands out to me.
"He brought them out of darkness, the utter darkness, and broke away their chains."
I think this verse is talking in a literal sense of prisoners, but we can be in prison without sitting in a cell. A prison can take form in so many different ways.
Anxiety, depression, addiction, temptation, anger, jealousy.
There are so many things that can make us feel like we’re sitting in darkness. Some things we have more control over than others, but there’s one thing that can bring us out of that darkness—Jesus Christ.
For me the struggle has been with anxiety and mild depression for as long as I can remember. There have been times in my life where it is better, and there are times where I have felt like I was a prisoner to it. I have felt like I had no control over my emotions, happiness, or thoughts. Satan truly knew how to keep me down.Read More