The old me vs. The new me…
16 Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness? 17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you. 18 Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.
22 But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life. 23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
It was easier to walk away.
It was even noble to let go of and keep on my way. The road was unknown but my own as the song Frank Sinatra used to sing, I did it my way…
But now, every word, every gesture, every moment is clear. Even when flesh says run, my spirit says have faith.
When my arms are tired in the fight…
My God strengthens me.
My struggle is within me because the Spirit of the most high dwells inside.
I struggle with my own, guilt, shame, lack of understanding. I struggle when I want to have things a certain way.
Yet it is not the outcome I receive.
But my prayer is Lord, have your way.
Change my heart and make me see tour plan.
Let my faith not fail.
Cause me to know your will and perform it. Let my life bring you honor.
My sins are forgiven.
My debt has been paid. Glorify yourself
In me.For 8 know the ultimate reward is to spend all my eternity in your presence.
Let me decrease and you increase in me.
Draw me to the well that springs forth living waters.
There I will be washed afresh.
Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
Jesus you are the Lord of my life.
Take the reigns, lead me, guide me and draw me ever closer.