Surrender seems like a negative word in most contexts -- like giving up ...or admitting defeat. But, when it comes to surrender in the biblical sense -- surrender is freedom! It's the sweet release of all that weighs us down to a God we can trust. Surrendering the things that we stress about the most (like our size or shape) is hard! But, that's why we're praying for God's help. We can't surrender this on our own. It's too fragile, too important, too much. Yet, Jesus asks us to lay our burdens down--and that's what we'll pray for today. I hope you'll pray with me and tell a friend if you're enjoying this series!
English Standard Version - Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,