“I will tell you the secret. God has had all there was of me. There have been men with greater brains than I, men with greater opportunities. But from the day I got the poor of London on my heart, and caught a vision of all Jesus Christ could do with them, on that day I made up my mind that God would have all of William Booth there was. And if there is anything of power in the Salvation Army today, it is because God has had all the adoration of my heart, all the power of my will, and all the influence of my life…
“While women weep as they do, I’ll fight; while little children go hungry as they do now, I’ll fight; while men go to prison, in and out, I’ll fight; while there yet remains one dark soul without the light of God, I’ll fight; I’ll fight to the very end.“
-William Booth founder of The Salvation Army (italics and bold my own)
(“The most meaningful and powerful worship always comes at a price – the whole of our lives placed on his altar.” -Matt Redman)
Can you tell, I’m seeking how to become a real live walking worshiper! I am learning about being face down. I prayed this morning that God would help me offer my whole self – to put my whole heart into His hands and my worship. I have been living very half-hearted lately. The only remedy I know for this is to offer my whole self on the altar and pray for “more of Him and less of me.” So, onto living fully this Tuesday. Blessings.