From the recordings Christ Within and Questions of Surrender

These are questions I asked "myself" when I was led out of the bondage of my own rebellion and stubbornness, and I realized these were "given me" to help others too, to know how to examine themselves. I think if you listen to the song a few times, these questions will come up in your mind, as your life is lived out. We are all "in process", and never "arrive", but we can certainly be victorious in increasing regularity, and become alert and aware of when rebellion creeps in, when it comes to our responding to God.
Related Scripture:
- Examine your own selves... II Cor 13:5
-Take the log out of your own eye...Matthew 7:5
-If our heart dos not condemn us, we have confidence before God...1 John 3:21
-Each one examine his own work, and then he will have reason for boasting in regard to himself alone, and not in regard to another...Galatians 6:4
-The Prodigal "when he came to his senses" when he realized his rebellion...Luke 15:17-24
-"Now therefore, thus says the Lord of Hosts "Consider Your Ways! You have sown much, but harvest little; you eat, but there is not enough to be satisfied; you drink, but there is not enough to become drunk; you put on clothing but no one is warm enough; and he who earns, earns wages to put into a purse with holes." Thus says the Lord of hosts, "Consider Your Ways" … Haggai 1:5-7
-Let us examine and probe our ways, And let us return to the Lord... Lamentations 3:40
-I considered my ways and turned my feet to your testimonies... Psalm 119:59
-How many are my iniquities and sins? Make known to me my rebellion and my sin. Job 13:23


Will I be humble, not proud?
Will I walk in faith, and not fear?
Will I be falsely submitted?
OR will I be freely surrendered?
Will I surrender?
To Where When and How?
Will I stray?
Or will I stand firm?

Am I Refusing to do?
Refusing to give up?
Delaying my response?
to what the Lord has told me to do?

These are the choices I make today and every day

Will I be rebellious?
Will I be stubborn?

Will I be rebellious?
It's as the sin of witchcraft
Or Will I be stubborn?
No, this is Idolatry

Is "self' on the throne?
Or does His Will matter most?
These choices I make each and every day.

I will be humble not proud
I will walk in faith and not fear
I won't be falsely submitted
But will be freely surrendered
I will surrender
To Where, When and How

I will not stray
No, I will stand firm

I'm willing to do
I'm willing to give up
I'll quickly respond to the things the Lord
has told me to do

These are the choices to make
each day and every day

I won't be rebellious
Nor will I be stubborn

I won't be rebellious
It's as the sin of witchcraft
Nor will I be stubborn
It's as Idolatry

Christ is on the throne
His will matters most
These choices I'll make
each and every day

Dear Lord I ask
Your help to do your Will
For with the Holy Spirit's help
I will be yours
All yours