From My Heart To My Hands: Lay Me Down 3


Song Devotional (3)

We sign so many songs that sometimes we can get lost in the true meaning of the words! It is easy for that to happen, so we need to make sure we understand what we are praising.

In Lay Me Down, we are offering ourselves up. It’s a song of surrender!

Do you ever lift your hands up in church? In the past, the ritual for surrender was to give your weapons to your enemy. You would give everything away and leave yourself exposed and vulnerable. You and your surrounding individuals would then raise your arms in submission.

It is the same premise for when we are worshiping God. We lift our hands and offer ourselves to God. We give everything up to Him, and surrender both our problems and ourselves to God. We become defenseless and dependent.

There’s nothing wrong with that though. In life, we often harden our…

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