Jesus as Lord
by Berni Dymet
Matt. 16:24 Then Jesus told his disciples, "If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.
I used to be very much a "my way or the highway" kind of guy.
So it was a big thing for me to hand my life over to God. Not just too kind of believe in Jesus from a distance - but to make Him LORD of my life. There's a big difference.
What I've discovered is that on the one hand, you have to give some stuff up to do that. You just do.
On the other hand - I can do so much more now, because instead of having to do it all in my own strength - He shows up in every part of my life - and as I look back on the journey and think WOW - I could never have done those things on my own.
Our natural instinct - is to be in charge, to do it our way…….problem is that job belongs to God. And it's hard work.
Can I ask you something? What is it in your life? What do you need to let go of - to make Jesus the Lord of your life?
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