Monday, June 9, 2014

Take Me Back Lord

Do you ever think about the day you accepted Jesus and what an awesome day that was?  Tonight I've been doing that.  It seems that whenever I'm going through a rough place....wondering about it all....just about ready to go into a head first downhill slide....something happens that starts bringing things back into focus a bit.  Tonight it was a song that brought the day I first believed back to memory....a flashback moment.

Take Me Back (Andre Crouch)

Take me back, take me back dear Lord
To the place where I first received you.
Take me back, take me back dear Lord where I
First believed.

I feel that I'm so far from you Lord
But still I hear you calling me
Those simple things that I once knew,
Their memories keep drawing me.

I must confess, Lord I've been blessed
But yet my soul's not satisfied.
Renew my faith, restore my joy
And dry my weeping eyes.

Take me back, take me back dear Lord

To the place where I first received You.
Take me back, take me back dear Lord where I 
First believed

I tried so hard
To make it all alone
I need your help
Just to make it home.

Right now this song really says it all for me.  When it came on I knew it was for me.  If you could open my the words would see this song!  I have been thinking these very things but just couldn't get them out. 

I'm only sharing this because I think there are others out there feeling the same way.  We all have different journeys and different reasons we get to this place.  And really....I don't think it's a bad place because it's in this place that we really see our own need for our Savior.  It's in this place that we realize what Jesus has done for us....where He has brought us from and where He is taking us too.  Like the last couple of lines say....

We can try hard but we will always need HIS help to make it home!

Take me back dear Lord and renew my faith.  Restore me to what you want me to be....not to what I believe I am.  Amen....

"until we see JESUS....face to face"


  1. Beautiful song Chelle. :)

    I am learning that being on my knees in pain, crying out to Father with gut wrenching cries is actually the very best place to be. My flesh hates this spot but my soul soars because it is in this spot that He takes over and carries me and being in the arms of Father is the very best ever! I let go of self and He takes over. Right smack dab in the middle of Father's good and perfect will. Now that is sweet!!

    Praying you will feel this place of peace and wholeness while things seems to be tumbling down around you.


  2. Hi Chelle. I often go back and remember the day He saved me. Sometimes we should go back and remember...Good post and God bless