Sweet Freedom with Sarah Palin Devotionals

Join New York Times bestselling author Sarah Palin as she explores the bedrock of the Bible for answers to the pressing issues of our times.

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Week 15

Raise the Roof

 When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralyzed man, “Son, your sins are forgiven.” Mark 2:5

Faith can heal; but faith needs to be combined with effort. “Forget it,” the paralyzed man could’ve said in the book of Mark. “Too much work.” His only chance at healing was getting to Jesus, but a dense crowd blocked him. He could have told his friends who carried him to just turn back. But desperate times call for desperate measures. Pointing toward the roof, maybe he demanded, “C’mon guys, get me up there!” They ripped a hole in the roof so the paralytic could be lowered down to Jesus. Jesus called their action faith, faith in action, and a paralytic was healed! It’s easy to get discouraged today, but God is looking for those with guts and gumption to find answers in Him! Getting lost in the crowd, going with the flow (only dead fish do that), won’t cut it.

Sweet Freedom in Action

Today, try to reach God as if your life depends on it. Because it does. Ask God to give you strength to find a way beyond the crowd to find Him.


offerIn Sweet Freedom, Sarah Palin invites you to draw strength and inspiration from 260 meditations based on guiding Biblical verses. You are not alone in your doubts and anxieties—we all bear the burdens of everyday stresses, and for most of us, our concerns spread beyond our selves to our families, communities, and country. But Palin shows that with abiding faith, and by opening ourselves to the truths that have saved mankind for generations, we can thrive—and experience true freedom.

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