Are you the same as you were last year? Life should change you. Learning from life experiences should grow you in a positive way. If you remain the same year after year or let life experiences damage who you are, you miss out on the kaleidoscope of possibility that life has to offer.
Jesus died to set you free. If you are bound by your past, your present, your heart (remember, it is always a heart issue), look to Him as the Author and Finisher of your faith.
So many people have walled off parts of their heart as they
Many are consumed with things they have heard, read or been taught. They sadly have lost the ability to be open to anything new that does not fit into the box of their comfort zone. Being so restrained can keep you imprisoned emotionally, physically and spiritually.
Jesus came to set free those held captive within the confines of religious doctrine or words spoken over them. If you are living bound by the doctrine or words of man on any level, seek Him. So many live far beneath what Jesus died to give His followers.