Bought by the Blood

January 3, 2010

Being Fully Surrendered to God

I have never read a daily devotional for a year straight, so I decided that this year I want to work through “My Utmost for His Highest.”  The reading for yesterday was on surrendering fears and worries to God.  It was definitely helpful for me as I want to grow in dependence on God.  You can read part of it here.

Have you been asking God what He is going to do? He will never tell you. God does not tell you what He is going to do; He reveals to you Who He is. Do you believe in a miracle-working God, and will you go out in surrender to Him until you are not surprised an atom at anything He does?

Suppose God is the God you know Him to be when you are nearest to Him – what an impertinence worry is! Let the attitude of the life be a continual “going out” in dependence upon God, and your life will have an ineffable charm about it which is a satisfaction to Jesus. You have to learn to go out of convictions, out of creeds, out of experiences, until so far as your faith is concerned, there is nothing between yourself and God.

Read the rest at Oswald Chambers’ “My Utmost For His Highest”: January 2nd..

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