PRINCIPLES OF SURRENDER
Mind: God I surrender my mind to You. I desire You to renew my mind and change the way I think. I want You to help me identity wrong and harmful thinking and teach me to think about what is true and right.
Eyes: God I surrender my eyes to You and desire to look at things that are pure and good. I want to see my life from Your perspective. I surrender my imagination to You and desire for You to use it to show me things which I have never known.
Ears: God I surrender my ears to You. I want to hear Your voice and respond in obedience to it. Help me to hear You as I read the bible and pray, as I listen at Church and as I go through my day. Grow in me a desire for radical obedience.
Mouth: God I surrender my mouth to You. I want to speak words that are a blessing to You and others. I desire to be bold and tell others about You.
Neck : God I give You control of the direction of my life. I want to follow Your leadership. I surrender my will to You – let not my will be done but only Yours Lord.
Heart: God I surrender my heart to You. I want to become passionate about the things You are passionate about. I want You to work in all my relationships. I want to honor You with my emotions. Be the Lord of my emotions.
Arms: God I surrender my arms to You. I want to do the things You want me to do. I want to work for You in all the different places I go. I want You to use me at work, school or play, to tell others about You.
Hands: God I surrender my hands to You. I want to be used to help people. I don’t want to waste time and energy on things that are not pleasing to You. I surrender all my money to You. I want to be wise, stay out of debt and be generous on every occasion. I desire to manage the money You have entrusted me with under Your leadership and according to how the Bible instructs me.
Stomach: God I give you control over my physical body. My body is a temple where You live. I want to keep it pure and healthy. I surrender my eating habits, sleep patterns, exercise routine and everything else related to my physical body to You.
Sexuality: God I surrender my sexuality to You. You tell me to be sexually pure and that is what I long to do. I desire to honor You with my sexuality. Thank you for my sexuality.
Feet : God I surrender my feet to You. I desire to go to the places You want me to go. I want You to direct my days and my schedule. I give You control of my whole life.
God, You are my Savior, my Lord and my Leader!