Splash Zone – From Holding on to Letting Go
The hardest thing about surrendering is no longer being in charge.
The best thing about surrendering is no longer being in charge.
Surrender comes from a French word, meaning “to give back.”
Psalm 95:6 (NIV) Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.
Surrender starts when we realize who we are and who God is.
Romans 6:13 (Good News Translation) Nor must you surrender any part of yourselves to sin to be used for wicked purposes. Instead, give yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life, and surrender your whole being to him to be used for righteous purposes.
Surrender is a daily habit, not a one-time decision.
Three Responses to God’s Plan:
- Resistance – I fight for my power.
- Treaty – I negotiate power.
- Surrender – I relinquish control.