God IS faithful. He was faithful in 2020 and is faithful with us now in 2021.
Over 500,000 people joined, 177 countries and territories, and over 100,000 dollars given to help end human slavery. All of that happened in just one day at Passion 2021.
The church is alive, because Christ is alive. And that is GOOD NEWS.
We’re breaking down some of the best moments of the day right here on the blog! It’s hard to put into words all that God did, especially considering we believe God moved SO much in the unseen and things we won’t see until Heaven. Join us as we pull some of the gold out from the speakers, round table, and worship moments.
Sadie Rob Huff
The night started out with Sadie asking us the question, “Who are you following?”
“If you want to feel loved, and cared for and accepted, you will not find it through fame. We have a generation looking for things through followers that you can only get from the One whom we’re following…Jesus Christ.”
AMEN! What an encouragement to set our eyes on the One we’re following in 2021.
The question Christine hit us with was, “How do you remain faithful in a culture that’s saying that it would be better to just drift away or just go with the flow?”
She showed us Jesus Christ is the anchor for our soul in a post-modern culture. In her encouragement, she shared that it’s actually one of the best times to be a Christian because of how much people are searching for hope right now.
Friend, don’t just go with the flow, hold tight to our living hope, Jesus Christ!
“Do not tease out the love of God from the wrath of God. You will cost yourself worship.”
WHOA, that’s good. What does he mean by this? He goes on to encourage: “I have a group of men in my life that I have plead with that if you see me drift and you love me you will confront me. That’s what it means to love me.”
His point: When we love someone, we confront the sin. It is the same with God. Because he loves us SO much, His wrath is great towards us if we are not walking in the way that He set out for us.
Along the lines of influence, Christian shared: “I think with the idea of influence people think that means 100,000 followers but that could mean your classroom at school, it could be standing up for someone. Use your influencing knowing that the harvest in plentiful but the workers are few.”
It’s SO important to see that you have influence, friend. God doesn’t define influence the way the world does. God delights in using you, no matter how many people you have watching you.
“Use your influence to go change lives for the better.”
Jackie Hill Perry
On the topic of being lights for Jesus, Jackie shared: “If you don’t seem happy about being in Jesus, why do you think I would want to be in Jesus? It’s actually a strategy as a communicator of the gospel to make sure my language makes Jesus as beautiful as He actually is. I want your emotions to connect with the reality that HE IS GOOD.”
Do you put the beauty of Jesus on display? Let’s be a people that reflect his beauty and goodness in 2021.
KB BROUGHT IT! This idea of blessings hit home for so many:
“The valley is not the blessing, but there is so much blessing we miss in the valley.”
While he said he would never want to romanticize suffering, God truly can use suffering as “spiritual accelerance.”
God will always use the valleys to give you a greater heart of wisdom and reality of Who God truly is.
So thankful for KB’s word on true blessing.
Also on the topic of influence, Levi offered this incredible insight: “If you take care of your devotions, God will always take care of the depth of your impact.”
If you want to be faithful, you can do that in the big, small, or wherever you go. Don’t ever underestimate the small things that he’s given you to steward, for where much is given, much is expected.
In the same convo, Ben said this regarding the “spotlight” that we thought was brilliant: “It occurred to me when I was young that I could spend my life chasing the spotlight around but it always moves, or you can just stay there and learn and be with God and when the spotlight swings around you have something to say.”
What an incredible reminder to be faithful right where we are and let God grow us there. Then, we might have something worth listening to.
So profound. “So, what does it mean that there’s a Maker? That you are made.”
That alone has the power to change everything, friend. Have you ever thought about the reality that you were made by a perfect maker? That you were “fearfully and wonderfully made?” (Psalm 139)
It’s true for you and for us today. We believe that reality has the power to change lives.
“The strength of your life will depend on whether or not you will remain and stay rooted.”
What a word for us in a day and age where we are always being tossed side to side by culture. Let the strength of your life be founded on abiding, remaining, and rooting yourself in Jesus.
Tim wanted us all to know where our victory is found: “We get to live with courage, taking heart, because He won.”
There will never be a day when Jesus is not victorious, which means there is a never a day when we are not victorious.
“Because of Jesus, we can know we’re on the team that wins.”
We were brought straight to the throne room through the incredible worship at Passion 2021. Passion Worship, Maverick City, Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes, KB, Sean Curran, and Brazil’s Fernandinho, and Tauren Wells.
Our favorite moment had to be the duet between Kari, Cody, and Fernandinho as they sang the blessing in two different languages. Holy and Powerful.
And there you have it! That’s our Passion 2021 recap and if you want to watch all the sessions and relive the goodness of the day, visit www.passion2021.com/rewatch and get all the sessions through January 2021.
What was your favorite moment? Comment below and share how God impacted you through Passion!
Welcome to the WTG Podcast Blog where we’re going to recap 2020 on the last day of 2020! What a year it’s been. We’re not going to recap everything that’s happened in 2020 (we’d be here forever) but we are going to recap all the incredible advice we’ve heard from some our amazing guests this year. Ready for some gold in your ears? Let’s do it!
1. “If you can’t change the situation, change your attitude.” – 2 Mama (my grandmother)
LOVE! Christian and I talk about how it’s hard to shift your attitude in hard moments, but it’s always worth it. It will ALWAYS change things for the better.
2. “The best thing you can do in this season in your life is find your own voice. Find what uniquely makes you you and unleash that.” – Miles Fidell
That’s what it’s all about! The world needs to see your original you. Whatever God has given you, unleash it. Let the world see it.
3. “Give more than you take. That covers every aspect of your life.” – Willie Robertson
So often, we take on a consumer mindset in life, but it’s so much more blessed to give. You’ll never regret it.
4. “Jennie, don’t be the fancy version of yourself, just be you.” – Jennie Allen (piece of advice from her husband)
Again, all about living your original self! It’s so tempting to try to be a fancier version or someone that we’re not, but that’s not who God created you to be. Simply be you.
5. “Moments of pleasure that are outside of God’s will will produce years of rebuilding.” -Mike and Natalie Todd
SO REAL. Whether you’re single, dating, or married, it’s always denying that moments of temporary satisfaction to experience the fullness of what God has for you.
6. “It’s the Holy Spirits job to convict, God’s job to judge, and it’s only our job to love.” – Bella Robertson (quoting Billy Graham)
I LOVE that my little sister who was 17 at the time was quoting Billy Graham. Young people, learn from wise council who came before you! We have so many pillars of faith who have gone before us for us to learn from.
7. “If you have to eat a frog, best to do it in the morning. If you have to eat two frogs, best to do them one after another.” – John Luke Robertson (quoting Mark Twain)
Again, love to see the advice that comes from the people I love and admire. I love the message in this advice, but I love what it represents more. It represents people in our generation hungry to learn from those before them. GREAT ADVICE!
8. “True freedom is giving people the people the permission to misunderstand you. Offense is given, not taken.” – Lauren Daigle
At the end of the day, not everyone is going to want to understand you. If you give people the permission, you will reach the maximum freedom because at that point, you can freely love.
9. “Succeed at home first.” – Max Lucado
SO GOOD! Success in any manor tends to make us focused on the job, the office hours, etc. And your focus can shift from home to your work place. If you don’t have peace at home, you won’t have peace. Taking this one with me into our family!
10. “Comparison will always steal from the creativity and the calling in your own life.” – Kari Job
Comparison will steal so much! Again, you’ll never be a better version of someone else! Run the race God has for you, friend.
11. “Make the decision right at the beginning that you will never be offended and you will never take offense. If you can be offended, you will be offended.” – Christine Caine
Make that decision… today! Offense steals from the call on your life. You will live a more peaceful, free life 🙂
And there you have it! Best advice of 2020! I hope you take hold of this advice and treasure it up in your heart for 2021. You each have purpose. You each were created in the Image of God. You each are so deeply loved! See you in in the new year, friends!
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In one way or another, this Christmas is going to look different for each of us. Because of that, we wanted this post to look a bit different, too. Each and every one of you have been on our hearts during this holiday season and we as a team have so much we would love to say to you. But more than what we want to say, we were burdened more by the idea of, “what do they actually need to hear?”
So we decided to make a team post with each of us answering the question: What is the ONE thing we want our sisters and friends to know this Christmas?
We hope this lifts your spirit this Christmas, friend! Let’s dive in 🙂
If I would want you to know anything this Christmas it would be what an angel of the Lord said thousands of years ago around this time. He said in Luke 2:10, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all people.”
This year has been filled with fear and with bad news. Maybe you can relate? Maybe you have had Covid or a family member has and you’ve experienced great fear, sickness, or loss. Not to mention it is not like our problems before this pandemic are not still a thing, too. You may have fears that you have dealt with for years or sadness you still hold from news you’ve once received.
I want to remind you of what that angel said right after DO NOT FEAR. His good news was this, “Today in the town of David a SAVIOR has been born to you: he is the Messiah, the Lord.” (v. 11)
No matter what you have faced this year, the hard news you have received, or the fears that you have had piling up, there is a Savior with the power to heal all things, forgive all things, and give us hope beyond this life.
That is the BEST news.
Tis the season where everything looks different.
Friends, I thought by now we would be gathering everywhere, filled with the joy of Christmas, sharing all the hugs, peppermint hot chocolate, travels, and so much more. And yet, for most of us, everything is different about our Christmas season this year.
This idea that Christmas would be our saving joy, our saving grace, our something to look forward to.
Here’s the thing: Christmas is not our savior. Jesus is.
Christmas may look different, but Jesus remains the same. And with the daily changes, it can be challenging to rest in His peace and His presence.
How can we position ourselves to experience God’s peace this Christmas?
Psalm 27 encourages us to look upon the goodness of the Lord and Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage. The waiting is a beautiful space for us to trust in God.
He promises us his peace. “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27
As we step into the final days of 2020, we encourage you to reclaim the peace that Jesus offers at Christmas and every day.
As God’s children, we can live with peace, hope and surety of what’s to come. God prepared a place for Jesus to come into this world. Surely He is preparing your place too.
No change of plans on earth can change the truth of His Word. Christmas may be chaos, Jesus is our peace. He is with us now and He has prepared a place for us. We pray that you rest in His peace today because that is unchanging.
“Born – that man may no more die” – Hark the Harold Angels Sing
I never thought the age old Christmas carol, ‘Hark, the Harold Angles Sing’ would be something God would use to shape my heart in a powerful way (after all, my greatest memories of that song are me singing it with a gold, pipe cleaner hallo on my head for the Christmas pageant in 2nd grade) – yet a few years ago that song truly changed how I see Christmas.
In 2014 my Grandfather passed away on Christmas. I still remember sitting on his bedside that night, saying goodbye — it wasn’t the merriest of Christmas’ to say the least. As we left the hospital that night there was person playing Christmas carols in hospital lobby. Something about the tune caught my ear and that night as I crawled in bed the melody was stuck in my head.
Playing the song through my mind, I was stuck that night on the lyrics “Born – that man may no more die”. To be honest, I didn’t even realize I KNEW that was in the song. So many of those classic Christmas carols are ingrained in my mind but rarely have I ever stopped to really ponder them.
The reality is, that Jesus came to us on Christmas — with a story that included death, so that we might have life. He conquered the sting of death because He came to us that night on Christmas with a plan that was greater than any heart could comprehend. Christmas is about Jesus’ birth but it is also about His plan to die.
2020 has been a year of loss and I know so many of us might not be feeling very merry today. You may have lost a loved one this year or have someone near and dear to you wrestling with illness. To my sister who is walking into this Christmas with a heavy heart or the burden of grief heavy on you – I pray you find comfort in Jesus’ birth this Christmas as He was “born – that man may no more die”.
I once asked a mentor of mine to describe Jesus in one word. I was expecting the standard, “loving”, “patient”,
“gracious”, or even “all-powerful”, in which all would have been accurate and true, and words I would have been completely satisfied with.
But the word she used I had never heard used to sum up Jesus and I haven’t really heard it since. A word I had forgotten through the years, until recently when I personally, and I’m guessing you, too, need Jesus to be this now more than ever.
It’s the word “With.”
Some synonyms for the word with include: among, beside, amidst, and near.
This is Jesus.
He is among us.
He is beside us.
He is in our midst.
He is oh, so near.
He is with us.
His “with-ness” is actually WHO He is.
“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel. (Which means, God with us.)” Matthew 1:23 (ESV)
2,000+ years ago, Jesus, the “visible image of the invisible God” (Col. 1:15), came to earth, put on flesh, and made his dwelling among, ‘with’ us. (John 1:14)
To empathize with us. To feel our pain. And then, out of an abundance of the Father’s love, to nail it to the cross and cancel our debt once and for all through His power. To bring us back to “with-ness” in Him.
You see, I’m broken, and I need a Savior this Christmas. One that knows me, sees me, empathizes with me, and is with me.
Some of you might be “without” a lot this year.
Without a family member.
Without the ability to buy your loved ones the gifts you wish you could.
Without the peace that you thought 2020 would hold.
It’s okay to acknowledge what you’re without this year. But friend, please remember what you do have that no one can take away from you.
Immanuel – God with us.
There you have it, friends! Praying that each and every one of you experience His presence this Christmas ❤️??
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Hi there! Sadie, here. I wanted to share this chapter from my book LIVE today because it is just so fitting for the year that we’re in. This is one of my favorite chapters and hope it speaks to you right where you are at today. I love this chapter so much that I’ll be covering this chapter and more in my new LIVE book club launching January 2021! Full of additional content, guided prayer, live chats with yours truly and more, you can join LO sister today and be ready for the book club. *PLUS: Take advantage of our Christmas Bundle and get (or gift!) one year to LO sis at a great price! Tis the season!
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Now, enjoy this chapter from my book!
In high school I was good at throwing the javelin and shot put, so the track and field coach asked me to join the team. “Okay,” I told him. “But I can’t run.”
He said, “Okay. You can just do field events.” So we had a deal.
Track and field is a team sport, but the scores are based on indi- vidual performances. For each performance, athletes are awarded a certain number of points, which go toward the team total. The better each individual does, the more points the team gets.
As our team prepared for our regional meet, the coach gathered all of us and said, “We need as many points as possible in the region- als, so some of you will have to compete in events you don’t normally do. We’re going to have to have someone run the two-mile.”
As soon as I heard that, I tried to hide behind the people in front of me—like you do when you don’t want someone to call on you in class. I was so clearly not a runner, no one would think I would have been in danger of being called on. I was happy in the field events and felt confident I could do them well. I was not interested in doing anything else, especially the two-mile.
Now, I know some of you reading this book get up at 5:00 in the morning and drink juice the same color as the grass you run on. And you are laughing about my two-mile crisis. But two miles was more than I had ever tried to run around a track.
As my mind went back and forth from no way to no way, I suddenly heard the coach say, “Sadie, you’ll do the two-mile.”
Everyone on the team started laughing, including me (at first), because I thought he was joking. We all knew I would not do well in a two-mile event.
He responded, “Why is that funny?”
When an authority figure wants to know why something is funny, what you thought was hilarious just moments before is no longer funny.
Just a couple of days later I was lined up on the track. As soon as the race started, I knew it would not end well for me. It wasn’t long before everyone in the event lapped me. Even the middle schooler who was competing in the high school meet passed me.
The coach must have realized how terrible the experience was for me because as I rounded the corner where he was standing, he yelled, “Sadie, do not step off this track. You are going to finish this race!”
I was miserable—so miserable and so dramatic. I remember looking up at the beaming sun and clouds and saying as I rounded the sixth lap, “Oh, God, I have lived a good life, but take me now—or come down from heaven!” The humiliation of being lapped by liter- ally everyone else in the race was bad enough. But even worse was the revelation that I would have to run the last lap all alone, with all the spectators watching me struggle to put one foot in front of the other.
Suddenly, out of the corner of my eye, I saw someone running down the bleachers toward the track, and I heard the first lines of my warm-up song for basketball. My brother John Luke was headed straight for me with the song playing on his phone. He had come down from the bleachers to run that last lap with me! The spectators loved it! I loved it! Everyone who had felt sorry for me minutes earlier had re-engaged and stood to cheer us on. It was not a pity clap; it was an uproar. They were pumped up because they saw something that day that amazed them—my brother completely took away the humiliation of my performance.
What John Luke did for me that day was a perfect picture of what Jesus does for us all the time. He meets us in the place of our embarrassment and failure and redeems our story. He makes a pitiful picture into a beautiful, powerful visual we could never have created for ourselves.
If you are feeling humiliated for some reason right now, I want to encourage you. You may even be past the feeling of humiliation and feel you would rather die than face the last lap in front of you, but friend, keep running your race. Don’t stop when it gets hard or even when the middle schooler leaves you in the dust. Don’t let the most painful part of the story become the end of it. Keep moving ahead, even if you have to go slowly, trusting Jesus to redeem everything.
The apostle Paul wrote about this, saying, “I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us” (Philippians 3:14 nlt). That’s pretty impressive when we think about everything he went through— being thrown in prison, being whipped, facing death several times, being beaten with rods three times, being stoned once, and being shipwrecked three times (2 Corinthians 11:23–25). No matter what he had to endure, Paul never gave up.
Life is like a race. It takes humility to keep running when you feel the race will never end, but that’s exactly what God calls us to do. I don’t have much in common with Paul; I’ve never been beaten or shipwrecked, but I do know what it’s like to run a race that feels impossible to finish, and I am not just referring to that two miles. Life gets hard, but it is always worth the run. There are a lot of people who are watching and are impacted by your continuing to run, no matter how insignificant it may feel.
One reason you are living is that God wants to give you a story, a testimony that helps the world see who He is. Jesus trusts us with our stories. I think that is amazing to think about. Yet sometimes we try to bail right before our story gets good because that is usually when we get pushed beyond the limits of our comfort. Life becomes hard. Someone lets us down. Something we were really hoping for does not happen. A friend rejects us. All kinds of things happen to cause pain and disappointment, and sometimes they hurt so much that we just want to quit. However, it is so important that we keep pressing on because that decision to push past the pain and the fear will change everything for your life and will impact a lot of people around you. You see, if we don’t press through the hard times, then the hard times will be all we’ll know and all that others see in our lives. But if we push through them in the power of the Holy Spirit—God within you—we get to the good stuff. The difficulties make us stronger and our stories better. They are part of the way God transforms us, and our transformation is what leads to our testimonies.
What a special weekend! As we prepared for our very first LO sister ambassador retreat, we kept coming back to the word “Influence”.
What is it?
How do we use it?
How to we show people that every single person has it?
We decided that it would be our theme for the weekend so that we can uncover some of these questions together.
Friday was nothing short of unforgettable. Over 30 women from all over the country traveled in to be a part of this weekend together. We ate together, worshipped together, and dove into the word of God together.
One of the most powerful encouragements that came out of Friday night was, “God will use you for his glory, but He will choose you for His love” – Pastor Shivon Woodard
As much as we wish every LO sister could have been there, we trust that God can take what happens in a small gathering and expand it to thousands, even millions, more. We are confident that what happened this weekend will bless and impact the LO sister community in eternal ways.
It was our joy to host and pour back into the ambassadors that have been pouring out to our members in LO sis over the past 6 months.
Remember, friends, God will never ask you to pour out without the promise of keeping you filled as long as you abide in Him.
Just like you, these women are world changers and we can’t wait to see the fruit that comes out of our time together.
True fellowship. True sisterhood.
“More than who is following you, we should be asking: “Who are we following?” – Sadie Rob Huff
Saturday morning was filled with fresh air, lotsss of coffee after a late night, and quality time with each other and Jesus. Then, we got to take the group to the LO office space which was such a sweet time. We got comfy, loaded up on snacks and settled in as Sadie taught us even more about the power of influence seen through the perfect life of Jesus.
Sadie left us with three questions to consider and we encourage you all to process these as well:
1. Where are you getting your content?
“Every year Jesus’ parents went to Jerusalem for the Festival of the Passover. When he was twelve years old, they went up to the festival, according to the custom.After the festival was over, while his parents were returning home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but they were unaware of it.Thinking he was in their company, they traveled on for a day. Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. When they did not find him, they went back to Jerusalem to look for him.After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers.When his parents saw him, they were astonished. His mother said to him, “Son, why have you treated us like this? Your father and I have been anxiously searching for you.”
“Why were you searching for me?” he asked. “Didn’t you know I had to be in my Father’s house?” But they did not understand what he was saying to them.
Then he went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. But his mother treasured all these things in her heart. And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.” Luke 2:41-52
2. Where is the glory going?
“So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise.” John 5:19
3. Where are you leading your followers?
“Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6
Friends, Jesus is the only one worth following. You don’t have to attend the retreat to know that. Our LO sister ambassadors left so encouraged and on fire to make Jesus the name above every other name as we all live our lives and as they continue to guide you inside the app.
“Yes, Lord, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts.” Isaiah 26:8
Saturday night. . . What. A. Night.
We were led in the sweetest worship @kayleaholdthemayo of LO worship which set the tone for the BEST Q&A with Mrs Korie, Sadie, and Christian. SUCH Godly wisdom!
Christian brought an incredible word on modesty from a guy’s perspective. He mentioned how women have a false perception of what men are attracted to and how a godly man will pursue a woman for who she is, not how much she reveals.
In the words of Christian Huff, “modest is hottest.”
Korie addressed one of the most destructive vices in our world today: gossip.
“Don’t believe the best and don’t believe the worst.” She said that we actually have the choice of whether or not to listen to the negativity people dole out. Let’s do our best to filter out what man believes about us and focus on what God says is true!
Sadie offered advice on how to use social media as a source of influence without letting it control you. We’ve been given a platform to declare His name. But if at any point that platform turns into a hindrance in your walk with Christ, take a step back to rekindle that fire with Jesus, then return to the influence you’ve been given to lead others toward Him??
To finish out the night, we had DJ @jaydaiye bring down the HOUSE. Everyone dressed in their favorite Christmas pajamas and we busted out some moves on the dance floor??
The thing about Jesus is that He can speak through anyone and anything. And we certainly heard Him speak through His people this weekend! Thank you, Jesus, for community fixed on you and the wisdom you pour out through others.
And that about sums up our weekend! We continue to be blown away by our ambassadors and the way they faithfully pour into our members on LO sister! If you are interested in joining LO sister OR want to give LO sister this Christmas, check out our limited time Christmas Bundle! The bundle comes with a one year LO sister membership + access to Sadie’s LIVE Book Club starting January 2021! Click HERE for all the details!
Have you ever been content in a moment, things are fine, your day is going well… only to open your phone, begin to scroll and see that they’re hanging out without you? Your thoughts and attention start to wander, obsessing over why you weren’t invited. The FOMO is real, and the fear of missing out is something we’ve all experienced in some way or another. We wonder why we didn’t get into “that college” or invited to “that party” or even included into “that text thread.”
Maybe it’s even deeper, and it’s the fear of missing out on what your future needs looks like, a future career, getting married or having kids. Whether we’re dealing with present fears or future fears, they all come with that heavy feeling in our hearts like we didn’t have what it takes to be invited in.
Somehow we weren’t enough and that hurts.
This is still something I combat on a weekly, if not daily basis. But I’ve learned over time, how temporary and fleeting these feelings are. They aren’t grounded in reality. It’s a distortion of what’s really important in my life. When our eyes and hearts are focused on the here and now it’s so easy to miss out on the eternal and forever. We are so easily distracted by things that just don’t last.
But when we focus our hearts and minds and give our attention to eternal things – that “text thread” or “that party” doesn’t seem all that important. Or even missing out on “that college” or “that massive heartbreak” dims in comparison what is to come in eternity. What would happen if we had a healthy fear of missing out on what God is doing? What would happen if we gave all our attention to the eternal ways God is moving?
Jesus warns us about putting too much attention on temporary things in Mathew 6:19-21, “Don’t hoard treasure down here where it gets eaten by moths and corroded by rust or—worse!—stolen by burglars. Stockpile treasure in heaven, where it’s safe from moth and rust and burglars. It’s obvious, isn’t it? The place where your treasure is, is the place you will most want to be, and end up being.” (The Message)
When I ask myself where I most want to be, it’s with Jesus. It’s in His presence. Doing what He wants me to do. I don’t want to miss what He’s doing, where he’s moving and where he’s leading me. The instruction Jesus leaves us with in Matthew 6 is so simple,
“Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes.” (Matthew 6:34, the message)
That’s the heart behind why we wrote my new song “Come Now.” In the midst of a world pulling our attention to temporary things, “Come Now” is our prayer to keep our attention on our holy God.
The bridge says:
I don’t wanna miss What you’re doing
Where you’re moving
Where you’re leading
You have all of my attention
I don’t wanna miss
When you’re speaking
Who you’re reaching
Who you’re healing
You have all of my attention This is my prayer for myself, and this is my prayer for you. “God, we don’t want to miss what YOU are doing. You have all of our attention.”
Mack Brock’s greatest passion is to lead people into a heightened awareness of the presence of God and to see individuals experience the breakthrough God has for them through worship. He has been a worship leader for over 15 years and co-wrote “O Come To The Altar,” “Resurrecting,” “Here As In Heaven,” and “Do It Again”- each have had a significant impact on the church worldwide. Three of his songs have landed in the Top 50 on CCLI, and four in the Top 100 CCLI songs. Mack Brock served as the music producer and a key worship leader with Elevation Worship for a decade, and has led thousands in worship in arenas and auditoriums all across the United States. He recently released his new album, SPACE. Mack is married with 2 children and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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