Thursday, December 09, 2010

Daily Thought: Someone We Can't Manage

"The search to discover God requires that we abandon ourselves, that we give up control of what matters most, and that we place our confidence in Someone we cannot manage. These requirements are as vital as they are difficult." ~ Larry Crabb, Shattered Dreams, p. 107

1 comment:

middy1 said...

Thanks for this thought provoking and inner searching post.
As I read this post, I thought of this song about being abandoned to God, a heart coming home to God and realizing it is He our Almighty God who is in control.

Run To You
by Michael W Smith

Control, I give up control
I can't carry this alone
I've tried, for so long I've tried
To make it on my own
Now dreams are scattered on the ground
And now I'm on my knees

I, I can't help myself
I can't help myself
I'm gonna run to You
I, I can't help myself
I can't help myself
I'm gonna run to You, run to You

Weak, there are times I'm weak
If my scars could speak, they'd say
That grace is my only hope
Grace is showing me the way
To where all my shadows disappear
And healing waits for me

I, I can't help myself
I can't help myself
I'm gonna run to You
I, I can't help myself
I can't help myself
I'm gonna run to You, run to You

What kind of love is this?
Lifts me up and draws me in
Tonight I'm just a heart running back home
When everything is pushed aside
All my plans and all my pride
Tonight I'm just a heart coming back home

I can't help myself
I'm gonna run to You
I, I can't help myself
I can't help myself
I'm gonna run to You, run to You
I'm gonna run to You

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