Lay it down.
Whatever weighs you down,
Who not only wants to carry your extra weight,
but carry you.
DO YOU BELIEVE IT?
Are you having a hard time
of that one thing that you just won't let go?
Abraham had to do,
with something that he loved beyond himself~
His little boy Isaac
Who was the promised son
born to Sara & Abraham in their ripe old age.
And then GOD asked him
to not only let go of his son,
but in a way that was incomprehensible~
To make him a sacrifice.
I could just imagine what Abraham was thinking
as I know what I would be thinking~
Not my child.
Not the one that you gave me.
And GOD said,
So Abraham made the choice to
his most precious gift.
They climbed the mountain together.
They gathered the wood together.
And then it happened.
Abraham asked Isaac to lay down.
And there Abraham stood
looking down upon his son,
who was never a burden,
but now became the
BURDEN OF LETTING GO.
So he took his knife.~
"But the angel of the LORD called out to him from heaven,
'Here I am,' he replied.
'Do not lay a hand on the boy,' he said.
'Do not do anything to him. '
Now I know that you fear GOD,
because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son'.” (Genesis 22:11-12)
was there the whole time.
HE knew what HE was doing,
but boy oh boy
what an excruciating test this was as
GOD was taking Abraham
to a deeper level in his faith~
To TRUST the REAL GOD
REAL LIFE STORY
because he knew that
GOD'S ways are not our ways
HIS ways are not to destroy and hurt.
GOD just wants
All of you & All of me
of all our
They come in all different shapes and sizes~
A habit. A worry.
A fear. A bitterness.
whom we love beyond comprehension
their health is failing
they are a prodigal
they are no longer here,
but the pain they caused
is still a burdensome weight
that you just can't
We can hold on tightly and
GOD will allow us to,
but what HE really desires is for us to
"and do not lean on your own understanding" (Proverbs 3)
GOD can us beyond our own understanding
HE understands us so much more than we can every understand ourself.
Oh how something beyond understanding happens
at the moment of DEEP TRUST
when you place your "Isaac"
on the chopping block
LETTING GO to
A REAL GOD
always delivers on HIS PROMISES~
not only taking away
the weight of the burden that we insist on carrying ourselves,
with a peace & a hope & a joy that transcends all understanding.
Oh I know
how excruciating it is when
GOD takes you to a deeper level in your faith
To TRUST HIM
so deeply with your
yet it has been a way for me to experience
HIS PERFECT PEACE that transcends all understanding.
Who is your Isaac? What is your Isaac?
LET GO to a A REAL GOD
"YOU NEVER LET GO" (listen to the song below)
REAL LIFE. REAL STORY. REAL GOD.