Monday, February 16, 2015

Why Surrender Shouldn't Be So Scary



What would it mean to fully surrender to God’s plan for my life?

That’s a question I can’t stop asking. Quite honestly, the answer terrifies me.

Is that something a Christian isn’t supposed to admit out loud? Well.

All I can say is, God has spoken most clearly when He has asked something specific of me, something I would never have chosen for myself. His loudest call is often one to painful action — the sort of obedience that feels like tearing, rending, breaking, shrinking.
The tidy Christian girl I once was would have believed God rescued me from each of those pits.
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2 comments:

  1. I sort of wish that I wouldn't have read this today. Thank you though, and thank you God, for using these words to nudge me closer to the edge of that cliff that I'm being called toward.

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  2. This is Truth! Why is it so easy to say this to other people but when it's *my* life I totally forget that it applies to me too?! Oh how He Loves.

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