What are you willing to say?

When I read these words of Jesus from Luke 18 I ask myself, “What is holding me back today?”

–My pride
–My fear
–My stubbornness
–My lack of vision

Then I felt God say, “I don’t want your works or your money. I want a life surrendered, a life of you saying ‘yes’.”
 
18 And a ruler asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 19 And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone. 20 You know the commandments: ‘Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother.’” 21 And he said, “All these I have kept from my youth.” 22 When Jesus heard this, he said to him, “One thing you still lack. Sell all that you have and distribute to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” 23 But when he heard these things, he became very sad, for he was extremely rich. 24 Jesus, seeing that he had become sad, said, “How difficult it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God! 25 For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.”

You get the question, don’t you?  Are you willing to merely say:  Yes… 

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