“The watchmen who make the rounds in the city found me,
And I said, ‘Have you seen him whom my soul loves?’”
Scarcely had I left them
When I found him whom my soul loves;
I held on to him and would not let him go
Until I had brought him to my mother’s house,
And into the room of her who conceived me.”
— Song of Songs 3:3-4
Everything we consider wonderful and are unwilling to let go of will become a problem one day. Our secret of touching the Lord and gaining His presence today will become a hindrance in the future. If you just try to hold on to what you have experienced, you will not grow.
Adapted from The Journey of Life, page 202.
Monday: “Refusing the Lord”