I channeled my inner Tamar with this one. I know the majority of you, at least the women, have heard the line “The lies you tell” being flaunted around by Tamar whenever she disapproves of what someone else is saying. I was reflecting on this song that I happen to love called “I Give Myself Away.” Now before you get all offended I know all about confession. I understand the meaning of speaking those things that aren’t as though they are. I also understand that doing so is just a bunch of words if you haven’t purposed in your heart to believe and ACT on what you are believing.
On this particular day we sung that song and instead of just singing the words, I shut my mouth and listened to the words. I meditated on what we were saying. I’ve sung that song many times and I truly felt it in my spirit but today was a little different. As I listened I began to think of all the things about myself that I hadn’t given away. You know those things that you find hard to give over control… to truly surrender. The pastor put it like this. In the world, when we surrender… when we wave the white flag it’s a sign of defeat. Think about it. When you’ve been cornered by the cops the first thing you do is raise your hands as sign of surrender. In battle, when your enemy waves the white flag, they’ve indicated that they’ve given up or lost the battle. When it comes to surrendering to God, it’s vital that we renew our minds. Yes we are giving ourselves away and surrendering our will but not because we lost… it’s because we want to win. We want to win in every area of our lives and we understand that the only way that’s possible is to surrender to His will for our lives.
The next time you hear that song, don’t just sing along. Singing any song, but definitely this song without revelation and a purposing in your heart is what I call “empty words” or “lies.” So listen to the words. Meditate on what it really means as it relates to your life and what you are giving away and only sing along when you have revelation of what it means. Your words have power and when you match up your heart with the words you sing, you will feel a move of God. There are areas in my life that I still need to surrender and it’s a daily process of renewing my mind. Though I know I still have work to do, I can freely sing that song because it’s in my heart to do what it takes to make it happen. It’s a true faith confession for me. Not lies. I have the heart to do it because I believe that God makes the impossible possible.
Matt. 19:26 “Jesus looked at them intently and said, “Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible.”
So if this scripture is true than it means that there are things that are impossible without God. I don’t know about you but I want to experience all the possibilities of my life. I confess that you will enjoy all the days of your lives … with God. Because ALL things are possible with Him.