Seize the Moment – Day 867

S _ _ _ _ : “S” is for Surrender


For the next couple of weeks, I will be doing the daily phone calls. As you know, I love acrostics because they help you to remember not only the word, but also a characteristic that goes with each letter. Today’s letter is S for Surrender. You also may hear this word and some of the scriptures coming in a message to a church near you!

I Corinthians 13:3 (NASV95)

And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.”


Many time, the word surrender carries a negative connotation. When in a battle, when you surrender you have given up and declared defeat. 

But for a Christian, it carries a positive connotation. When we surrender our lives to Christ, we trade in all the strife, cares and worries of how we are going to make it, to find the promise of peace, joy and contentment in this life, knowing that He is taking care of everything. 

We are not promised that we will not be faced with difficult times, but He did promise that He would be with us every step of the way. This past year has had some difficult situations in my life, but I found that when I fully surrendered those things into His very capable hands, that the joy came through the tears, knowing that He was at work.

Seize the moment today and surrender afresh to God that which you are facing or have taken back from Him. Believe me when I say that He always works all things together for our good.
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