Natasha’s Daily Scripture, Prayer, and Reflection for 8.9.18

Scripture

“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”

1 Peter 2:24 NIV

Reflection

Jesus demonstrated that through God there is no sin, sickness, disease and death. Those are limited human experiences that are only overcome by surrendering to God. Jesus and his disciples healed the sick and diseased; freed the sinners, possessed and tormented; and rose the dead as though they were only in a light sleep.

Jesus proved that all of it is a veil that is layered by fear, doubt, and dis-ease. We can pull back that veil and destroy it by turning to him and God for deliverance. Even after our human bodies stop functioning here, God has plans for us in another level of existence.

Imagine that. It doesn’t end here. We do have a choice how to live while we’re here. How will you choose to live?

Prayer

Father I am so grateful for Your blessings and for Your grace. I thank You for blessing us with Your Son, Jesus. He has shown us the Way, the Truth, and the Light–and although I have stumbled many times, been riddled by doubt numerous times, locked up by fear countless moments, I have never stopped believing in You and Jesus. I have never stopped loving You and yearning to do right always so that I could truly feel and experience how my life here is supposed to be. I won’t stop trying to get out of my way so that I can be free to walk Your way. You know my heart Lord. Amen.

Lovingly,

Natasha

Please Note: This message was originally written and published on August 9, 2012. It has been modified to align with current standards and formatting; sections have been edited and content expanded to reflect my current thoughts.
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