Monday, April 2, 2012
Music Monday [Where I Belong]
At Winter Jam there were some volunteers sporting yellow hard hats and t-shirts. They were the street team for Building 429 helping to push their product, but it gave a construction zone feel to the place. They came out on stage they sang their set, but the lyrics of Where I Belong really hit my heart.
So when the walls come falling down on me
And when I'm lost in the current of a raging sea
I have this blessed assurance holding me.
Many times in construction zones, it gets really messy before it gets better. There is pretty much a mess with materials and tools until the job is complete. I often consider my life like a construction zone with God as the Master Planner. He's got the blueprints and has designed me to obey and follow Him. I often want to peek at the plans to see where we are headed. One truth remains as I seek to follow and that is I am not "home" yet.
Home is heaven and I have accepted His invitation to join Him in living my forever there. That's where I belong. So in this world that I live and in my home that I reside I have a blessed assurance that God is holding me and holding the plans for my tomorrows. His assurance gives me comfort that this world is not a home that God created me for...He knew that I would just be passing through. That's comforting, that helps.
In my construction zone of transformation, as I thrive to be more like Christ, there are a lot of twists, turns, walls being built, walls falling down. The zone of change is quite active like a raging sea at times. A lot of turmoil, a lot of trials, a lot of opportunities, a lot of impact. But through it all, I have God's assurance...this is not where I belong. Heaven is.