Giving it to God: 5 Ways to Let Go and Let God
“Throw off everything that hinders us and the sin that so easily entangles us,” Paul says. We have the opportunity to renew our minds in Christ every day. Surrendering our minds to God may seem scary at first, but it will bring us freedom.
What Does Giving it to God Mean?
When we finally let go, we give God room to wield His mighty arm in our lives – when our hands are weak and tired, God’s hands are strong and powerful. When we finally let go, we give God room to wield His mighty arm in our lives – when our hands are weak and tired, God’s hands are strong and powerful.
How to Let Go and Let God
Every new day, the enemy tries to fill our minds with worries, doubts, and fears so that there is no room for God in our lives. You can start letting go and letting God do what only He can do by giving it to God. Before you talk to anyone, talk to God. He will start your day off right. Give it to God by surrounding yourself with encouragement.
Let Go and Let God Have All of It
Negative thoughts are strongholds that seek to steal our minds and hearts from God. God requires space to move in our lives, and we can learn to surrender to Him by clearing out all the debris that is clogging up our minds.
Giving it to God – Control
Control is the hardest thing to give up because we feel vulnerable without it; however, God is already in control, and we must recognize His authority. Letting go is scary at first, but the freedom in our minds and hearts will be worth it. Romans 8.28 ESV
Giving it to God – Worry
Worry does not add a single day to our lives; in fact, worry oppresses us every second of our lives. Worry can literally affect not only our minds and hearts, but also our bodies. Surrender worry to God and watch your life float in His favor.
Giving it to God – Finances
If we put money before God, it can become an idol. God wants to bless us, so we must put our finances in His hands. God will take care of us; all we have to do is surrender our money and follow His lead.
Giving it to God – Your Future
We can only change one day at a time, and living in the future deprives us of the joy of today. Each day is a gift, and we miss out on it when we allow our minds to dwell on all the unknowns. We can trust God with our future so we can focus on today.
Let Go and Let God Prayer Journal
“Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you,” says 1 Peter 5:7 (NLT). Are you struggling with certain areas of your life and know you need to just let go? I created the Let Go and Let God Prayer Journal to help you do just that.
How do you release control to God?
Here are some suggestions for letting go of that power and deepening your relationship with God.
- TALK TO HIM. God wants to spend time with you, so talk to Him.
- READ THE BIBLE. When you read the Bible, you get to know God better.
- LISTEN TO HIM. The Lord speaks to us.
- THANK HIM.
How do you surrender to God and let go?
Praying and Surrendering to God
- It’s the first step in surrendering to God and letting go. It shifts our focus to our Creator. It’s a direct line to God. It places our plans before Him as we seek direction. It reminds us to rely on Him. It allows us to seek His will.
Does the Bible say that God is in control?
Is God truly in charge? The Bible teaches that God’s sovereignty is an essential aspect of who he is, that he has supreme authority and absolute power over all things, and that he is very much active, despite our confusion.
What does the Bible say about letting go of past?
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past; see, I am doing a new thing!” says Isaiah 43:18-19.
Why is it so hard to let God take control?
The concept of “insufficient faith or trust” is promoted as the main reason why we struggle to let God control our lives and why we sometimes choose to run away from God rather than to Him.
How do I let God into my heart?
Invite Jesus into your heart to become your personal Lord and Savior through prayer.
- “For man believes unto righteousness with his heart (core being), and confesses unto salvation with his mouth.” ( Romans 10:10)
- “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” ( Romans 10:13)
What does total surrender to God mean?
Spiritual surrender is a faith act that keeps hope alive by choosing defeat over death. It is the first act for those seeking salvation and a lifelong habit for those who follow Christ. Spiritual surrender means letting go of control and trusting God. It is a decisive blow to our flesh.
Can God change your past?
Yes, God forgets our past because He has forgiven us of all the mean, low-down things we’ve done; our past has changed because, in God’s eyes, we have no past, only a great future; He forgives and forgets your past through His Holy Word, forever changing you.
What happens when we surrender to God?
We can truly experience rest and peace that no man can provide when we surrender our thoughts to Him and focus and meditate on Him and all that He is. God wants us to meditate on good and pure things for more than our spiritual development.
What God says about control?
Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.u201d Matthew 6:34 Therefore, do not be concerned about tomorrow; each day has enough trouble of its own.
What faith does God have in the Bible?
“Have faith in the LORD your God, and you will be upheld; have faith in his prophets, and you will be successful,” says 2 Chronicles 20:20.
Do not Fear says the LORD?
“Do not be afraid of the king of Babylon, whom you fear; for I am with you to save you and deliver you from his hand,” declares the LORD.
What does the Bible say about letting go of bitterness?
One of the most difficult things in life is to let go of bitter feelings toward others, ourselves, and God. Romans 12:19 tells us not to seek revenge, but to let God take care of it.
Why letting go of the past is so difficult?
Reframing our relationship with our past requires us to stop thinking about how things should be and accept them for what they are, as the Dalai Lama put it: “Attachment is the origin, the root of suffering; hence it is the cause of suffering.”
What does God say about holding on?
But those who wait on the Lord will be rewarded for their patience, according to Isaiah 40:31: u201cBut those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; and they shall walk and not faint.u201d