Updated: Sep 4, Downloadable PDF. We're all going to have troubled hearts. None of us are immune from heartache and pain. Christians who are serving the Lord go through tragedy.
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In , an iconic song would be released and leave its mark as one of the greatest hits of all-time. They become a part of our culture as we think of them synonymous with something bigger than the song itself. The after effects vary but when troubled waters smack our hearts, we feel it and know its sting. These troubled waters show up as but not limited to, divorce, addiction, self-hate, sickness, strife, anger, bitterness, lust, envy, religion, division, loss, and failure. Have you been there? Some of His greatest moments came through troubled waters. Peter walked on troubles waters, Jesus calmed troubled waters, Jesus revealed Himself through troubled waters and Jesus brought His disciples safely to shore, through troubled waters.
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As I listened to this song I realized that Jesus is the bridge over troubled waters for us. He is the one who gives us safe crossing over the troubles that arise in our lives. God provided a safe haven for us that protects us from the storms of life when we enter into a relationship with His Son, Jesus Christ. He comforts and shelters us from the troubling times that rage around us. He is our bridge over troubled waters. It's through communion with His Spirit who lives within us that we find comfort in times of trouble, a friend who's always there, leadership and guidance when we have lost our way and one who sticks close to us through all kinds of life's challenges. The song speaks of someone being there to lay down his life to be that bridge over troubled waters for his friend. Jesus laid down His life that He might be that bridge to God for His friends. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This command I have receive from My Father.
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