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The Weekend Brew: Oceans — 42 Comments

  1. This song is one of my favorites. And I love your willingness to step out in trust God wherever He leads.

    Right now the only thing I know God is calling me to do is surrender. He has made it very clear that this is something we’re going to be working on in my life. He keeps bringing it to my attention and showing me new things that I need to surrender to Him.

    As always, I appreciate your encouragement, Barbie.

    • Surrender, yes I hear Him calling me to do the same. Thank you for stopping by Janet and for linking up to The Weekend Brew!

  2. That’s the key, Barbie, keeping our eyes focused upward, on Jesus. We’re less likely to see the doubt, the scary things that taunt us when our eyes are on Him.

  3. As I’ve been focusing on courage from God in these first few days of 2014, I realize that placing my trust in Him is key. The more I trust Him, the more my faith grows and the more my fear fades. I have some big dreams, too…But no dream is too big or too small for our God!

    Happy Saturday, Barbie!

    In Christ, Joan

  4. This is the second time this week that someone has referenced this song. I hadn’t heard it before. It’s very beautiful!

    There is so much more that God is calling me to in 2014. I can only cry out to Him. I know He has me in His hand. <3

  5. I can’t really see a dream He’s put in my right now. I’ve given all that to Him and am just walking one step at a time. It feels like limbo – but it’s not. When I read your post, since I couldn’t see ahead – I looked behind – and realized that for 27 years I’ve been living a God-sized dream of raising 5 sons and being married to an awesome man for 30 years. My right now doesn’t seem very “seize the dream” and think plan a work toward it – but I have to trust Him that right now isn’t nothing.

  6. Let me walk upon the waters wherever you may call…that’s a scary song to sing or prayer to pray. Except that’s what I want to do too. May we all have the courage to walk on the waters with Him!

  7. As you know, Barbie, I’m totally walking on water right now. But, as much as that is true, I haven’t given much thought to my calling, nor even know what it is, these days. It seems that my whole life is on hold until my husband gets ‘situated.’

  8. Barbie, I believe when the plans God has for us are bigger than we are able, He gives us the blessing of knowing He is the one who made us able. I think it’s His way of showing us His glory. Blessings, Kasey

  9. Everything God calls us to do makes us step out of our comfort zone. Right now I am going to start attending a Bible study of a tight knit group of women. They have been together for years and all of a sudden I have been asked to join. I feel like an intruder, but God must have a plan in it all. I have to admit I am thrilled to join a Bible study!

    I need to step out of the boat in SO many areas.

    Have a blessed weekend!
    Beth

  10. “His strength will uphold me.” Such a beautiful promise and it’s so very true. I could not get through each day without Him. Coming here is such a beautiful way to begin the morning.
    Love you,
    Beth

  11. I loved the song! I have to tell you, I have heard this song before, even having sung it in church. It never hit me like it did just now. Being a woman who has a deep fear of water and cannot swim, it hit me deeply that I have no choice but to keep my eyes on Him. The only choice I have is to walk by faith or sink. And my word for 2014 is “Faith”. Know that the song & video spoke deeply to my heart this morning. Thank you, Barbie!

  12. I love Hillsong United!!!!! Finally got to see them live here in Miami in 2012 and suggest that everyone RUN to iTunes to download the album “Live in Miami.” (Do you sense my enthusiasm?) 🙂

    I love the premise of your post this weekend, Barbie. Faith requires us to “take the plunge” so to speak. Have you read John Ortberg’s book, “If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat”? Great book.

    • I love them too. Would love to experience them live one day. I have not read John Ortberg’s book. I will have to check it out! Thanks for stopping by Lyli!

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