Weekend Whispers

The Weekend Brew: He Sets Me Free

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 In my distress I prayed to the Lord,
and the Lord answered me and set me free.
(Psalm 118:5)

I love how the Lord not only hears me when I call to Him, but He both answers and sets me free.  He promises to free me from pain and worry, and from the distress that keeps me from living a life full of joy in His presence.  Thank you Lord, that You hear the cry of my anxious heart.  Thank you for your promise to answer me.  Thank you for setting my heart free.

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29 thoughts on “The Weekend Brew: He Sets Me Free”

  1. Child of God says:

    I too thank the Lord for hearing my cry and setting me free. He is so good to us, all we have to do is ask.


    1. Barbie says:

      AMEN my friend!

  2. Sherrey Meyer says:

    We but need to ask. He hears us and answers our cries. Isn’t that amazing?

    1. Barbie says:

      Truly amazing my friend, that the God of the universe cares for me so much to answer my call!

  3. Wendy @ E1A says:

    Lovely choice of Scripture and photo Barbie… and Sherrey is right – we need to ask before He will hear our cry! Good reminder.

  4. Christian SuperMom says:

    Yes, thank you Lord for always being there, always listening, always setting me free! Happy Sunday, sweet friend. I hope you’ve had a lovely week. 🙂

    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you Rosann! Blessings back at you!

  5. Joan says:

    So thankful for freedom in Christ and being set free from sin!

    1. Barbie says:

      So grateful for His freedom in Christ. Have a blessed week Joan!

    1. Barbie says:

      AMEN Christina! Praying you have a beautiful week!

  6. Jen says:

    Amen, my sister! He sets me free!

    1. Barbie says:

      So grateful! Have a great week Jen!

  7. Kris Camealy says:

    Rejoicing in the freedom found in Christ alone, with you today! Blessed Sunday to you!

    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you Kris!

  8. Pam says:

    Yes! Thank you Lord for delivering me from an anxious heart! That’s been my prayer a lot this week. Thanks, Barbie for that reminder! Pam-http://wordglow.wordpress.com

  9. Kelli says:

    Beautiful and amen!

    1. Barbie says:

      Thanks Kelli!

  10. soulstops says:

    Yes, He came to set us free, and yet it is such a process for me to fully live in it…praying greater release into His freedom for us…blessings, Barbie 🙂

    1. Barbie says:

      Me too Dolly. I don’t fully walk in this freedom, not just yet. But I am closer today that I was yesterday!

      1. soulstops says:

        Yes, forward progress, my friend 🙂 So encouraging…with you 🙂

  11. Diana Denis says:

    Isn’t it beautiful that this verse is still relevant today? It wasn’t true just for the Psalmist but it’s true for you and I today…thousands of years after it was first penned. We are a blessed people. We truly serve a mighty and loving God!

    1. Barbie says:

      That’s what I love about His Word. It’s so relevant today! Have a blessed week Diana!

  12. Tonya says:

    It’s a beautiful thing that our worries are set free by a short conversation with God.

    Thank you for sharing 🙂

    1. Barbie says:

      Thank you for visiting here Tonya!

  13. Barbie says:

    Thank you Laurie!

  14. Barbie says:

    Blessings to you Pam! May your week be filled with peace and calm!

  15. Barbie says:

    Yes, that is so true. He says to ask. There is something about the blessing that comes from the asking! Have a great week my friend.

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