3.15.2010

Still My God

While watching "Facing the Giants" not too long ago, I was challenged by a line in the movie. The main couple had been unable to have children. In one scene, the husband turns to his wife and asks something to the effect of, "If God doesn't give us children, will you still choose to love Him?"

I realized that blank could be filled in with anything. I was challenged with the question, "If God doesn't..... will I still choose to love Him?"

This last week I heard a new song. It couldn't have come at a more appropriate time.

We learned at our little guy's 2 year old check up that there are some things to face in the days, weeks and months ahead. They suspect it will be resolved with time. But how much and for how long is undetermined. Once again, for another child, I found a stack of paperwork being handed to me.

The news and realization of this came crashing down heavy in my heart and emotions. It left me feeling so very overwhelmed. I have just completed a month of paperwork for our daughter and am still immersed in her needs.

I began to tell God all the reasons why this was too much for me. I began to explain that I couldn't handle one more thing. My heart was in a panic. The tears began to spill...

As I prayed and let the desires of my own heart be known, I found myself coming back to this question, "If God doesn't..... will I still choose to love Him?"

Truth began to find it's way once again nestling deep into my heart.

No matter what... even if... I will still choose to love Him.


He is...

Still My God.

Still My God
By Avalon

Up and down like the tide is moving
In and out, we’re in motion
And the ocean pulls us under
and even there, You’re found
You never change so I will sing

CHORUS:
If I’m standing on a mountain
or drowning in the sea
If I am filled with hope or crying out for mercy
If I’m singing Hallelujah or scared to make a sound
If I am learning how to walk or when I’m falling down
I’m saying You are still my God
Still my God

In a world where so much seems uncertain
You remain both for the strong and broken
No matter where we are
You are never far
And nothing changes who You are

Chorus:

Jesus You are still my God

You were, You are, You will be forever
You were, You are Yeah Yeah
You were, You are God

If I’m standing on a mountain
or drowning in the sea
If I am filled with hope or crying out for mercy

If I’m learning how to walk or when I’m falling down
If I’m standing on a mountain or drowning in the sea
If I am filled with hope or crying out for mercy
If I’m singing Hallelujah
When I am learning how to walk or when I’m falling down

I’m saying You are still my God
Jesus You are, You are still my God
Jesus You are still my God
Still my God
Still my God




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14 comments:

  1. Donnetta, my heart is aching for you now. I pray that God gives you his strength and the peace that passes all understanding. You are in my prayers.

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  2. Praying for you and your little one. :)

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  3. Colossians 1:11, "We also pray that you will be strengthened with all his glorious power so you will have all the endurance and patience you need. May you be filled with joy."
    You are in my prayers. He will carry you through this! Aloha!

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  4. Praying you through, dear sister in Christ, just as I know you do for so many. Our Lord is our Rock and our strength, hold fast to Him through the storms.

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  5. Amen!

    Still praying... and Jesus is praying for you. I just read about his prayer in John with my kids this morning. What a comfort to know He intercedes for us. Love to you!

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  6. And in turning to Him, in pouring your heart out to Him - you did exactly what He wanted...called on Him, touched Him, sought Him. And suddenly, He takes the burden. Suddenly, He shoulders the greatness of it. Even when it doesn't feel like it.

    You know my inbox is always open if you need to talk. I'll pray for you. All of you.

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  7. Will be praying for you and yours!
    God bless your week!

    ~Hannah

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  8. Great post. We've been studying Lee Strobel's "The Case for Faith" in our small group and this post totally reminded me of that book. Praying for you!

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  9. Praying.

    And sitting quietly before the Lord with you too, even though I am far away.

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  10. Thank you for this amazingly uplifting post. I have been blessed to always feel His love and ESPECIALLY during the really trying times (ie: my son)I believe that because I have trials and great challenges, this is a manifestation of His undying, pure, unconditional love for me and it is then that I know that He trusts me! He will never give me more than I can handle and will never leave me...it is only I who sometimes leave Him!

    You're an inspiration! Thanks for the great reminder:]

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  11. Praying for you. Beautiful post and song. God bless.

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  12. I am saddened to read of your struggles, but I know how strong your faith is and I know that God will see you through this, like He always does! {{hugs}}

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  13. Donnetta, my heart and prayers are with you and your little one. May God uphold and give you strength as you walk through this new test. "You can do all things through Christ who strengthens you". May you feel His presence each step of the way.

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  14. I will be praying for you my friend. And at the risk of sounding "cliche-ish", I just want to say that God must think so very much of you to entrust you with His little ones who need some extra help.

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