Faith Tactic #71 Commit and Trust

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Commit your way to the Lordtrust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.

Psalm 37:5-6

What does it mean to truly commit something to God?

All the cares and business of the world, and all your desires need be yielded unto Him. That is to commit. It is where we let go of control and allow Him to do what He does best. It is where we roll the whole burden of life upon the Lord.

It is very easy for me to try and control a situation. I have the tendency to be a control-freak. 🙂 In fact, as a leader it is often frustrating when things do not go my way. It is in these times, as often as they are, when I have to learn to let it go, again.

To commit is to pledge or bind (a person or an organization) to a certain course or policy. So when I commit to the Lord, I am committing to His course. I am pledging that His way is the best way and I should therefore let go of my way.

Do you see the result of letting it go, and yielding to Him? He says when we commit to Him, and trust Him then He will bring forth our righteousness and we will shine. We will stand out as light in the darkness. Why? Because we are not carrying the heavy burden it takes to keep the cares to ourselves.

It is so much better to commit to God.

How do these verses help me to expand His kingdom? As I commit my way in what I must do for His kingdom, I must not carry any burden that is meant for Him to carry. He will always do what I cannot. I must not be led by my own wisdom, but I will obey God and He will finish His work in me.

What do these verses speak to you? How will these verses help you to expand His Kingdom?

In case you missed what this is all about, visit the introduction. Click this link 180-days 2018  to print out the 2018 calendar that I created for this strategic plan to expand His kingdom. And don’t forget to subscribe to this blog so you don’t miss any days.

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About Jodie Dye

Originally from the Detroit, Michigan area, Jodie has made Bradenton, FL her home since October 2015. A former gang member and drug addict who had lost all hope of living, Dye felt the Lord calling her to follow him on Sept. 1, 1992. She has been following Jesus Christ for over 25 years with a greater addiction than she had with drugs. Her life testifies that God can create beauty from the hopeless cases in today’s society. What the enemy meant for her demise, God turned everything around and all things became new in her life. Bill and Jodie Dye married in October 10, 2010. They have three children each, making their lovely family a model of the brady bunch. Her calling is to prepare the Church for the coming of Jesus Christ. She is very passionate about helping people inside the Church walls to know their identity in Christ so they can be better equipped to live out what they believe. She has written four books with the focus on this preparation. Her book called Beauty Treatments: Prepare to Meet Your King helps the Bride of Christ prepare to meet King Jesus for when He returns. Jodie directs and hosts Beauty Treatment retreats, workshops and conferences. She has also been a speaker at various women's events and conferences. For more information on the next retreat, please visit www.innerbeautytreatments.com
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