Life is not always an ocean of roses. It's more like a blend of momentsjoy and sorrow, victory and defeat, laughter and tears. While we often celebrate the moments of triumph and happiness, it's often the moments of pain and struggle that truly test our resilience and faith, and shape our character. In this journey, an extraordinary transformation occurs when we learn to embrace a lifestyle of worship even through our pain. Turning our struggles into stepping stones towards deeper levels of freedom.


Worship is a posture of our hearts. A way we choose to do life. The way we choose to raise our hands in gratitude to the King of kings acknowledging everything He's done for us, even when life hurts. Because, no matter the situation - whether in pain, sorrow, or happiness - He is always worthyThrough it all, I've come to understand, Jesus is still on the throne, and He's always trustworthy. What's more, those moments of intense pain often precede a breakthrough to a whole new level of supernatural freedom!

We don’t have to hide our pain, but we also don't have to let it rule our lives. Pain will always be a part of our journey. Why? Because we live in an imperfect and broken world until Jesus returns and we find ourselves in heaven. Our humanity comes with limitations and hurt, so pain is inevitable. However, we aren't helpless victims to pain. We have a choice!

To allow our spirits to rule over our feelings and emotions, to raise our hands in gratitude for what is good! There's always something to be thankful for, even if somedays we have to look deep to find it.

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The Freedom to Worship?

Submit your feelings and emotions to your spirit, which is ONE with God’s Spirit within you! And allow Holy Spirit to reign! And you will be JUST FINE! It’s not my promise, IT IS HIS PROMISE! ❤️

“Rejoice always and delight in your faith; be unceasing and persistent in prayer; in every situation [no matter what the circumstances] be thankful and continually give thanks to God; for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus.”
‭‭1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5‬:‭16‬-‭18‬ ‭AMP‬‬

“So submit to [the authority of] God. Resist the devil [stand firm against him] and he will flee from you.”
‭‭James‬ ‭4‬:‭7‬ ‭AMP‬‬



“Do not remember the former things, Or ponder the things of the past. Listen carefully, I am about to do a new thing, Now it will spring forth; Will you not be aware of it? I will even put a road in the wilderness, Rivers in the desert.”
‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭43‬:‭18‬-‭19‬ ‭AMP‬‬


Ultimately, there will always be new levels of freedom and love once we can look past the pain. And choosing to worship through our pain is a great way to create new perspectives and look past the temporary circumstances.


The Nature of Pain: Pain is an inevitable aspect of the human experience. It takes on many shapes, whether physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual. It's common to want to dodge pain, but avoidance doesn't bring real healingInstead, when we confront our pain, understand its roots, and surrender it to God, we exchange it for all that He's already won for us through Jesus. That's when the journey of healing and restoration begins.

 
Embracing Vulnerability: Worship through pain starts with embracing vulnerability. It's about recognizing our struggles, fears, and doubts in a safe space where we can be honest with ourselves. This act opens the door to healing and the possibility of renewal. Vulnerability creates connection—both with people and with God. It is a requirement for intimacy—meaning, there is no intimacy without vulnerability. Through vulnerability, we can explore the depths of our emotions and find the strength to overcome them—in Jesus.

 

Turning Pain into Praise: One of the most profound ways to transform pain is by turning it into praise. This might sound counterintuitive at first, but praising in the midst of pain has the power to shift our perspective. Instead of dwelling solely on the suffering, we focus on the bigger picture and the lessons we can learn from our experiences. Through praise, we acknowledge that even in the darkest moments, there's a higher purpose guiding us towards growth and freedom.

 
Cultivating Gratitude: Gratitude is a cornerstone of worship through pain. When we express gratitude for the challenges we face, we redirect our attention from what's lacking to what we have. Gratitude fuels positivity and resilience, helping us navigate through pain with a hopeful heart. As we shift our mindset from "Why me?" to "What can I learn?", we begin to appreciate the silver linings even in the midst of adversity.


Personal Growth and Transformation:
As we navigate the journey from pain to praise, we undergo profound personal growth and transformation. The challenges we face become catalysts for change, encouraging us to tap into our inner resilience and discover hidden strengths. This process of growth shapes our character, fosters empathy for others facing similar struggles, and ultimately leads us to a place of deeper self-awareness and freedom. Not to mention the fact that it always deepens our relationship with our Creator.

In Closing...

Embracing worship through pain is a transformative journey that unlocks deeper levels of freedom. When we shift our perspective from mere suffering to profound learning, we pave the way for personal growth, resilience, and spiritual elevation. We open doors for deeper levels of freedom in our lives. By acknowledging our pain, embracing vulnerability, and turning our struggles into moments of praise, we can find strength in adversity and emerge as more compassionate, grateful, and empowered individuals. Remember, the path from pain to praise is not about erasing difficulties, but rather about harnessing their potential to set us free.

Activation Time...

Start a gratitude journal.

For this whole week, everyday, wake up 15 minutes earlier and start your day with your favorite worship song. Worship while you think back of your previous day and remember three things you can be grateful for.

Write them down. Spend a few minutes meditating on it before you leave that space.


Tassyane Assis
Tassyane Assis

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