Freedom Is Yours
“And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath. And, behold, there was a woman, which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself. And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity. And he laid hands on her: and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God” (Luke 13:10-13).
Can you imagine what it must have felt like to this woman, after eighteen year to be able to stand up straight? To be able to gaze into the eyes of Jesus, which was so filled with love and compassion and realize He really cared for her.
The Father cares for us as well. He loves us with the same love and compassion that He showed this daughter of Abraham. His desire is to set us free from our every bondage regardless of what it may be.
Perhaps you are feeling that your situation is hopeless or that the bandage you find yourself in is too tough for you to ever experience freedom. But you can replace your despair with hope because this same Jesus who freed this women from her bondage can and will bring freedom to you.