His eyes and tone were filled with compassion.
“You just need to submit fully,” he said to me. “And do it joyfully; not just going through the motions and saying you’re submitting when you’re not.”
I nodded and barely looked him in the eyes.
“Really, you just need to fully submit,” he said again. “It will be so good when you do.”
He was living in the victory. He was on the high ground. He was living out Hebrews 11:24-26. You could see it all over him. He was radiating the peace of God and it was beautiful. Why was I scared of it?
“I want to be where you are,” I told him. “But I’m not there.”
What kept me from being there? What was holding me back from full and joyful surrender to the authority placed over me and ultimately to the Lord?