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Tap Out

“Tap Out” is a combat term popularized by U.F.C. 

To infuse your passion with God’s power, tap out daily. 

Daily surrender your heart’s attention & affection to God…
acknowledging God’s authority over your life.

Any day not surrendered to the authority of the Holy Spirit
will automatically be lived in the flesh. ~ Beth Moore

Galatians 5:16, “So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature.”

"Lord, thank You for the examples in the Bible and the people that I have seen living out a fully surrendered life in Christ.  Lord I want to be known for living a FULL life!  I recognize that it is impossible with my own resources.  I pray for those You are drawing into a personal relationship.  I pray for the person whose passions are out of balance because of an unwillingness to “Tap Out.”  Thank you for grace and mercy to restore.  Give us an immediate awareness and dissatisfaction of departing Your authority.  May we honor You by leaving and living with clean hearts.  In Jesus Name”

What things keep you from daily “tapping out”…surrendering our heart’s attention and affection to God?

1 comment (Add your own)

1 Joshua Abel - Sat, January 22, 2011 @ 9:54 PM

For me it boils down a simple idea that really can be stated many different ways. What makes me choose NOT to "tap out" for God?

It is a world and a life that is constantly conditioned from birth to have a "by sight" faith. Trouble with that is that as soon as whatever it is that we are putting our faith, our hope, our dependency on vanishes from sight...so too does our faith, our excitement, our consistency, and our 'want-to'.

Think about things in your life that you stop having faith in...or trusting in...just because they vanish from your sight momentarily...

And then how much time do you waste worrying about or trying to restore such things...because without seeing them, you're dissatisfied. What are you afraid of not seeing? What are you afraid of losing?

"Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal." - 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

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