We get the keys to our new house today…eeeek I’m a tiny bit, OK ALOT scared. After loosing our last dream its pretty hard not to let the anxiety take over, then I found this article I wrote for the local christian column in the newspaper and it really related to todays feelings for me. I have to Let God take over and cast my worries away. I have had a date with a brown paper bag and some rescue remedy for the weekend but today I’m determined to not let the enemy in for a playdate.
I think I’m one of the fortunate or unfortunate ones depending on how you look at it, but the frozen craze has bypassed my house!! The song Let it Go appears often on my Facebook newsfeed sang by dedicated dads of 3-8yr old girls and even some crazy mums jumping on board with a verse or two!! This song and a quote on letting go both in the same week led me to this….
The first two letters of GOD are GO! we can GO forward, Go for it and Go Go Go but before we do we have to Let GO and Let GOD do in us a work that he has already started in order for us to become all he has called us to be.
When we are prepared to commit our way to the Lord, and trust Him in relation to the everyday matters of life, we can step back and let Him act. But how often do we try to do it our way and miss the best? If we really do believe that God loves us and cares for us with an interest in every detail of our lives, why is it that we find it difficult at times to ‘be still before the LORD and wait patiently for Him’ (Psalm 37:7). Peter says ‘cast all your anxieties (cares and concerns) on Him because He cares for you’ (1 Peter 5:7). There are enough stressful situations in life to concern us, without us needing to try to carry them alone. God wants us to let go and Let him be the burden bearer and give us peace in such situations.
Often we hold onto our past, a past hurt, a past love, a past season and sometimes even though we want to let go and give it to God, we are unsure or reluctant to give away what we are holding onto because we don’t see anything wrong with it. BUT and heres the big BUT not letting Go and allowing God to move can prevent yourself and your family from moving forward into the plans God has for your future.
For I know the plans for you says the Lord, plans to prosper you not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29v11
In order to move forward to GO for it we have to let GO(D) do His work in us.
If God is for us, who can be against us? (Romans 8:31).
Big Love for a massively amazing week