Then they will come to their senses and escape from the devil’s trap. For they have been held captive by him to do whatever he wants. 2 Timothy 2:26 NLT
Ever feel entangled in your own web of despair? Like you can’t seem to escape the mess you’ve created for yourself … and you just want to escape — run far away from it all — start over in a place where no one knows your history of faux pas? Please tell me I’m not alone in this …
The ugliest of ugly situations … where there seemed to be no end to the tunnel much less any light within the dark hole I walked in … trying to feel my way around, running my fingers along jagged bumps and depressions along the walls that seemed to cave in around me … hoping beyond hope that I would somehow wake up from this nightmare … only to not see beyond it or to feel like there was an end to the madness I stumbled in.
Knowing that even if I emerged from this darkened place … how would I function, who could I reach out to, where to begin? I’d still have the remnants of my past clinging to me — all the mistakes and dead-end decisions and stench of deadly relationships — they would still mark me as having been in a place I wish to forget.
But GOD …
I can’t explain it … but He says He can make all things new again. And He does.
This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun! 2 Corinthians 5:17 NLT
That I can step out of those grave clothes that said I was good as dead — because the life I lived said that was the road I was traveling on. And start over again.
With nothing else to go on … no other options … I choose hope. Hope in the living GOD Who says “come out of there.”
Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying. John 11:25 NLT
If you’re tired of wearing those grave clothes, Friend, come … taste and see what real living can feel like without the weight of yesterday dragging you down. Come … live in the light of hope.
I love you to Heaven and Back, Girlfriend ~~
LindaRJohnson, TitusTwo Visionary
*Thank you to Maverick City Music | Tribl Music for this.