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His Hands Are Never Tied
By Victoria Osteen - Apr 22, 2010
So many people lose sight of their destiny because they feel trapped in their circumstances. Too often, just because we can’t understand something or we can’t figure it all out, we adopt the attitude, “It’s impossible.” However, today I want to challenge you to look beyond your limits and consider God. He has a way to bring you through whatever you may be facing today.

I was talking recently with a woman who was in a situation that seemed hopeless, but she asked me to pray for her. She had made some bad choices in her relationship with her adult daughter. They were in strife and not talking to each other. It looked as if their relationship would never be restored. Not only that, it looked as if she wouldn’t be able to be a part of her grandchildren’s lives either.

She was so distraught. I didn’t really know what to pray, and it did look like an impossible situation. As I was praying, I heard myself say something that I don’t think I’ve ever said before that moment. I said, “God, it looks like her hands are tied. There’s nothing else she can do.” Then something just rose up out of my spirit and I said, “God, even though her hands are tied, I know Your hands are not tied.” When I said that, something leaped in my heart, and a light of hope shined in that woman’s face. She immediately changed her focus and became willing to see past the impossible.

Are you facing a situation right now where you feel like your hands are tied? In your marriage? Your career? Your health? Are the negative voices constantly playing over and over, reminding you of how it’s not going to work out or how impossible things seem? Maybe it’s true that your hands are tied today in the natural. It’s okay to admit, “God, my hands are tied.” But always know that God’s hands are never tied. Look to Him because He can do whatever is necessary to bring you through.

Surely the arm of the Lord is not too short to save, nor His ear too dull to hear (Isaiah 59:1, NIV).
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