Surrender is a very profound thing. In the culture we live in, surrender is taught as a four-letter word, so don’t be surprised if you feel something inside you squirming when I say that we need to surrender God. Being surrounded by the message “everything is about YOU” , the idea of lifting up your hands, and dropping everything is probably the last thing you want to do.
But when we follow Jesus, I think we have no other option but to surrender to him. In fact, when following Jesus, he will lead us into a life of surrender. I think this is kind of the point that Paul is making in his letter to the Galatians; Paul says:
“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.”
When it comes to surrendering to Him, I believe there are 3 things we need to surrender to God: