Quoting the grace life:" AMAZING book! So so good. As for how I struggle....I think dying to myself is so hard. To really ... [snip!] ... one foot inside of this world, than it is to try to completely give yourself over to Him. Just one of those things, I guess. "
I've read like six times, I never got into any of his other books though
I felt like I was always waiting for the big a-ah!
moment and it never came.
I totally agree with you! As soon as I realize that I really need to step it up in one department it seems like within thirty seconds the thought that everything I do in life and am apart of I totally suck at is download into my brain
That's when I start singing Vineyar's Be the Centre
to myself over and over. When I first started walking with the Lord and had no idea what I was doing, that song would just pop in my head whenever I was really down and out. Now I just sing it until I feel my spirit being lifted.
I believe I have more of a problem with dying to self with fleshly desires. Things that I consider more of a survival instinct I tend to have no problem with trusting God. I don't know..
Like tithing. I know a lot of people who don't tithe because they don't have the money to do it and pay their bills. To me it's just common sence, he says he will bless you if you are faithfull & do it cheerfullyl, so I do, and somehome while I have a mountain of bills they are being paid off faster than I could have ever imagined.