This morning the words to the song Rescue, written by Jared Anderson, were going round and round in my head.
You are the source of life I can't be left behind No one else will do I will take hold of You
I need You Jesus to come to my rescue
Where else can I go?
There's no other Name by which I am saved
Capture me with grace
I will follow You
Over the past few years, I have come to realize just how fleeting life is. One of the side-effects of having battled cancer is that you become more impatient with the "junk" of life. You simply cannot go on with business as usual. Cancer survivors say you have to get used to the "new normal" for life as you knew it will never quite be the same again.
I went to sleep one night only to be awakened a short time later by voices whose speakers I could not see for their faces were obscured by blinding white light. In the confused muddle, they tell me I freaked out (I don't remember that) but then I recognized a voice... the voice of my husband and I desperately clung to it. He was there. He would protect me. I didn't understand what was going on, why I couldn't see, why I couldn't feel but... my beloved was there and I "felt" safe. He would take care of me.
This world in which we live can change in an instant without a moment's notice. Though our world may be shaken to its very foundation and be completely unmade, the voice of our Beloved, Jesus Christ, calls out to us through the storm. Stop for a moment and listen...
Because he loves me, says the LORD, I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. He will call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him. Psalm 91:14-15May these words burn in our hearts and rise up above the noise and confusion of any storm we may encounter. He is with us in the storm!
Very powerful! Praise Him! Once we have felt that touch and that calling, we will never be the same again! Maranatha, God Bless, billy
this is one of my fave songs that totally captures my heart. Whenever im feeling down in the dumps, i put this song on and just listen to it, absorb it and hold on to the fact that Jesus is there and he WILL come to my rescue. So powerful.
Thanks for putting this up lovely.
I don't know the singer or the song but I do know the God who can take our life and turn it around.
It is now 18 months since my brain tumour diagnosis but it is not that which I remember, rather it is the power of God and the faithfulness of his people.
One of the things that touched me about your blog is the last paragraph"This world in which we live can change in an instant without a moment's notice. Though our world may be shaken to its very foundation and be completely unmade, the voice of our Beloved, Jesus Christ, calls out to us through the storm. Stop for a moment and listen"...
I couldnt agree with you more, and thats one of the things that keeps me going when things get hard or not to live in sin is knowing that only God is stable. We need God on our side because if he's not for us...then who will we turn to?..