Saturday, April 17, 2010

Spiritual Sunday.

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"The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; 
On those living in the land of the shadow of death, 
A light has dawned. 
You have shattered the yoke that burdens them, 
the bar across their shoulders, the rod of their oppressor."
                      Isaiah 9:2,4

                                                        
It's funny what works to bring someone to freedom....and to Him. For me....it was the blood. 
"After the hospital released me, Matt and Amy brought me back to the campsite. They encouraged me, telling me God wanted to do a special work in my life and I simply needed to trust Him. I didn't quite understand what they were saying, but I wanted to believe them.  I stayed quiet, listening as they spoke. The words to the catchy tunes we had sung in the van rolled over in my head, especially the one with the words, 'nothing but the blood of Jesus.' It made me think of the many times I had cut myself, desperate to see the deep red flow of blood. The blood reminded me of life....my life. Once I saw it, I knew I was still alive. In the song it said there was life in the blood. That impacted me. I understood that." (taken from In the Eye of Deception)


Broken and beautiful......This is the way You've chosen to save. This is the way You make all things new!

22 comments:

Annesphamily said...

This is a very lovely and powerful post! You made quite a statement here, one I hope many will choose, rather then the ways of this wicked world!
God Bless you greatly and thank you for your post today.
Pray for my family as my daughter lost her little dog, and she is very old and sickly.
Thank you Hugs Anne

Whidbey Woman said...

God has worked and is continuing to work miracles in your life. By His blood we are washed clean. By His blood we are saved. By His blood we are set free. By His blood we will live forever.

Denise said...

You are such a beautiful creation, straight from God's heart, love you.

Charlotte said...

What can wash away my sins? Nothing but the blood of Jesus. This is a song I've been singing since I was a child. Thank you for sharing your heart with us.
Blessings,
Charlotte

Clif said...

Now, every time I take communion I will think of the words of this song and the pictures of the video--"Broken and Beautiful."

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Sarah,
I was blessed to see Brian Doerkson live. Thank you for sharing this post. It is only by the blood of Jesus that we can be saved from our sins. "Nothing but the blood of Jesus." Have a wonderful Sunday.

Blessings,
Sandi

Susan B said...

That song is so beautiful, the video has some powerful images. Thank you for sharing it.

Crystal Mary said...

Hello Sarah, I loved this song so much, a real blessing!
Sarah I suffered, verbal, mental and physical abuse for almost 30years. I believe with all my heart, that those who have been healed much, love much. It never really leaves you, BUT, through pain comes much compassion for others.
God see's knows and loves....and Praise His name, He never sleeps. Tomorrow I will place a Greeting to you on my Blog. Thank you for following. xxx

Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage said...

This song has always been a favorite of mine. It brings tears to my eyes everytime we sing it.
God Bless,
Ginger

Loren said...

Amen Sarah! Nothing but the Blood of Jesus!

Such a powerful message ~ thank you for sharing this today!

Much love to you and pray you have a blessed weekend!

RCUBEs said...

It sounds repugnant to eat His body and drink His blood. But God chose the way of brokenness to save us. And as His followers, we must do so also. Our brokenness, He mends and make us whole again. Now, I understood your post more! I really enjoyed the work He had done in your life sister and how He made you whole again. Glory to God! Take care and God bless.

Joan said...

Praise God for the blood that was shed for our sins. He has done a remarkable work in your life.
Bless you, dear sister.

Renee said...

This is a very powerful post with powerful insights. Praise God for the blood of Jesus that saves AND heals us! God be with you..thank you for sharing this with us.

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Dayle said...

Thanks for sharing this. Have a blessed week.

Just Be Real/God Whispers In The Wind said...

Blessings to you my dear Sarah. Your post has touched me.

Saleslady371 said...

Thank you for the witness to the wonderful, powerful blood of Jesus.

Kaye said...

Very powerful insight. Thank you for sharing.

Charlotte said...

I didn't stop with reading this post...I read them all! Thank you for sharing your heart and shining your light for Jesus in a dark world.
Blessings sister!

A Lil Story said...

Thank you so much for sharing your personal experience... it is so true that He can reach us when we are broken and restore us to life! His blood washes it all away...

Lily

Lisa said...

Powerful post as always! I love your transparency and honesty.

Sherry said...

What a blessing that I found you! You are so encouraging and uplifting. I can't wait to read more!

Linda said...

The picture reminds me of another video by Need to Breathe.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJf6sVb6j7I

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