Carmichael SDA Church Bulletin

May 4, 2024    Bobby Peña

I love the hymn, “I Surrender All.” It’s a beautiful song and a message we easily sing. But how often do we stop to think about what we’re really singing in that hymn? Are we saying that we’ll surrender some things, or the easy things, the things we choose? No, we are declaring that we are surrendering all. All, everything, all of it… God. It makes me think of the line, “don’t say it if you don’t mean it.”

For us to fully surrender to God it means we have to fully trust in who God is, the power of God, the almighty-ness God. It means our view, our perspective has to be of a God that can move mountains, a Big God, the biggest, the one and only true God. Do we have that perspective of God? Or do we (at least sometimes) have a view of God that is less than that? Maybe our perspective is of a little God that really can’t handle it all, that we think might not be worthy of surrendering all. That we think we have to help along.

I think He is that Big God, and I think He’s proven it over and over again. Let’s take a look. Think about it and we’ll see you on Sabbath as we dive into it together.