What’s Your Something?In Blog, revival 6 comments
There’s something about seeing people lay things down at an altar.
And yes, it was just folded pieces of white paper, nothing fancy about that, yet it was more.
The things that hold us back from a soul revival.
When the women of New Vision Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, signed up for a weekend called I Want God, I guess they meant it. The laying down of paper on the altar was just a last step visual of the heart work already done.
To the altar we came…some of us, in orange suits with county jail in black letters that said in tangible ways I am chained…some of us shackled, just the same, but in inside ways none would ever know because our church wear covers us.
I look up, after time passes, to see hundreds of somethings that holds us back laying scattered in a snowy white all across sacred steps that house preacher feet every Sunday. Appropriate, I thought, because isn’t that just like messy, scattered us?
The truth is: we all have our something. And that something holds us back.
I’m home now, from this event weekend…in my office, remembering. I dump the bag over, with the collected somethings and am shocked, but not, because everyone is different but the same and there is no limit to the deep needs.
And if we would truly surrender these somethings to Him, how our souls would see revival.
I wonder today, what is your something?
You don’t need a church altar. Today’s a good day, right where you are, to lay it down.
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