This Shane and Shane song has been a favorite since I got the album several months ago and I’ve just got to write about it and share it with you now.
One of my favorite passages in scripture is Mark 9:14-29 when Jesus heals a boy possessed by an impure spirit. The boy’s father brings him to Jesus to be healed. He explains the symptoms and passionately begs Jesus to heal his son. He explains that he brought his son to Jesus’ disciples first but they were unable to heal the boy, and at this point in the man’s story Jesus interrupts and exclaims “you unbelieving generation! How long shall I stay with you? How long shall I put up with you?” Then the boy’s father asks Jesus, “If you can do anything, take pity on us and help us.”
IF? IF you can do anything? That’s almost a dare that God can’t resist! I’m tempted to use this kind of statement next time I really want something from God… “Hey God, you probably can’t do this thing, it’s probably too difficult for you, but could you maybe try?” Just to see God dramatically prove His sovereignty and majesty. Continue reading