What is Surrender to the Lord? Many Christians wrestle with the term ‘surrender to the Lord’. I used to have great difficulty with the idea of ‘surrender’. So, what does surrender to the Lord mean? It depends on what we read and what sermons we hear. Surrender to the Lord has all kinds of … Continue reading What is Surrender to the Lord?
What Does It Mean to Submit by Elisabeth Elliot? All the passages below are taken from Elisabeth Elliot’s book “Secure in the Everlasting Arms,” published in 2002. Jesus showed us the answer. Yet the question comes again and again. Women choke on it. Philippians 2:5-11 is the divine prescription: Your attitude should be the same as … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Submit by Elisabeth Elliot?
Surrender to Know God or Know God to Surrender by Ed Miller I have great difficulty in understanding the principle of surrender or submission. I think many Christians have the same problem too. For years, I was locked in my thinking that I had to surrender to know God. The idea, that if I surrender I … Continue reading Surrender to Know God or Know God to Surrender by Ed Miller
Submission is Willingness to be Done Unto According to Peter The First Epistle of Peter was written to the Christians who were scattered throughout the northern part of Asia Minor. These Christians were being severely persecuted by the Roman Emperor Nero, the first persecutor of Christians around AD 64, for their faith. Thousands were … Continue reading Submission is Willingness to be Done Unto According to St Peter
Obedience that Pleases Christ by J R Miller J. R. Miller, 1905 http://www.gracegems.org It is not enough to begin; the test of a true life is in its perseverance unto the end. A good beginning is important. The trouble with many people is—that they do not begin at all. They listen, ponder, dream, and resolve—but never take the … Continue reading Obedience that Pleases Christ by J R Miller
Mother Teresa on Obedience and Surrender The following passages are quotations of Mother Teresa from the book "Jesus, The Word to be spoken," compiled by Father Angelo D. Scolozzi. 1. St. Therese, the Little Flower, explained surrender very beautifully when she said, “I am like a little ball in the hand of Jesus. He plays … Continue reading Mother Teresa on Obedience and Surrender