Throwback Thursday…blog style!
Confession…I’ve never really liked the hymn “I Have Decided To Follow Jesus”.
I know! <gasp>. It just sounds too simple. Too easy. I have decided. That’s it. No turning back.
But will I? I sing these words and I know…I will break every promise I make to God. I lie to myself when I say I am doing all I can. I hold back. I keep a reserve. I am keeping parts of myself from God. I have decided to follow Jesus, though none go with me I still will follow. They sound pretty but they are drastic. They require commitment and tenacity. Do I really wanna go all in like that? C’mon folks. I can’t be the only one who thinks these things.
A couple weeks ago we sang a version of this song that took my breath away and made me want to sing it over and over…
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