I so easily get distracted and lose focus and lately I feel like my mind has been a battle ground: which thoughts am I going to entertain, which passions am I going to pursue? Will I live for myself, will I allow myself to rule (and through that satan let’s be honest), or will I live for Jesus and give Him full control?
It’s not an easy battle and I have lost it more times than I care to count but once I found myself begging God to move. And once again God brought a song to mind I haven’t heard in years that fit the moment perfectly…
Would you pray with me this morning that Jesus would truly become our magnificent obsession? Would you join with me in begging God to do that work in us which we cannot do ourselves and at times, let’s be honest, we really don’t want done? But oh God would you move! Would you shake us up! Would you wake us up! Through the power of Your Holy Spirit and in Your mercy and grace would You truly become our Magnificent Obsession!
This mirrors my thoughts and prayers this morning! How I struggle with wanting my will rather than God's and often my own glory rather than His. I am glad to know I am not the only one!
I am listening to your talk on Deuteronomy right now and am only 10 minutes into it but have gotten so much out of it already Erika! You and Brian have a gift of teaching! Thank you for sharing.