My earworm song for the past week has been “Our July In The Rain” by a little-known acoustic duo called He Is We. It begins:
Bring me back to holding hands in the rain
This line struck me while I was in worship three weeks ago. It came right to my mind as I was thinking about how little I have control over my life. This line became a plea to God to remind me that all I have to cling to is him when life gets rocky, stormy, or unbelievably joyful.
He alone is constant.
I think it’s time for the church to go back to a life of trusting God in everything. We cling to him because that is truly all we have. Forget money. Success. Popularity. Appearance. Acceptance. You name it, it’s not worth anything in comparison to Christ.
“I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him.” Philippians 3:8
Check out this sermon jam. It’s John Piper and it sums everything up pretty well: