I cried during worship the other day.
You see, I’d spent some time trying to get out in front of God. I’d stressed myself out trying to make things happen … instead of waiting to see if HE wanted them to happen.
Then Sunday came. One of the leaders at our new church plant said, “I wish I could tell you where we were going, but Jesus knows, and that’s OK.” He wasn’t talking about the stuff I was wrestling with, but his words convicted me.
A little later, we sang “He Leadeth Me.” I broke down as we sang the words, “By His own hand, He leadeth me. His faithful follower I would be …”
BY HIS OWN HAND. That’s a great promise, isn’t it? We serve a God who will draw near to us, reach out to us, touch us, and lead us. [Read more...]