Archive | July 2013


Dr. Juanita Bynum


Letting Go…

Many times in life we hold on to things that we should let go. We walk around life carrying things that God is calling us to let go. This is the story of my life! I got so busy doing things that God had told me to do but lost His voice alone the way. Have you ever had God tell you to do something and you got so consumed with it that you stop hearing His voice for further direction. That is what happen to me. I was so consumed with things that God called me to, that I no longer had time for God! So consumed with these things that I was being smothered. I had breath in my body but could not breathe.  My vision was cloudy and my direction was blocked. I was truly lost. I lost the very thing that I cared about the most, my relationship with my savior. The intimacy that we once had, was lost.

Not knowing were my true destiny lied. I had been so tied up with people, places, and things that “I thought” was the will of God. Only to found out that the God that was once there had left  and I never followed Him.  Lost! Trying to figure out were was my God, my vision, and my life. Having eyes but I can’t see. Having ears and can’t hear. Screaming for freedom but won’t let go! God had broken the chains but I was still holding on… During this time I was trying to reach for the stars and thinking that I was reaching for God and missing the mark with every stretch… We can stay busy in church and doing things that God has called us to, however, not staying in that intimate place with God will cause it all to be in vain. “ Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.” Matt 7:21-23. I became a busybody with no true direction. A ship with out sail. Just drifting through school, work, ministry, my business and my life. I was trying to reach a place that I thought God wanted me but without God… I can say this now with true revelation, however,  a couple of month ago I had no revelation. The revealing of truth only came when I took the first step and started letting go. I started letting go of the things that hindered me from spending time with God. The things that I knew that could be separating me from my first love. Missing and longing to be in that place with God, that secret and intimate place  with God, I LET GO!

Is it time for you to let go! Has your life been nothing but a rat race… Have you been busy, busy, busy and lost sight of true vision, purpose, and destiny in God. According to 2 Thessalonians 3:11 – For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies. When you are doing anything without God’s direction you became a busybody. LET GO! Let God give you true direction. As I let go of one thing God  began showing  me the other things in my life that had been attached to your soul that I needed to LET GO of. In my time of worship and mediation I started to feel God snatching things that I had connected and been tied to my soul. These persons, places, and/or things was destroying His vision and plans for my life. It was worse than I thought!!! Oh the pain that I felt as it was being ripped from my soul! But it had to go. The  really shocking part was that I was unaware of the true grip that these things had on my soul. I was in true bondage of these things and I didn’t even know it. CLUELESS of the soul tie that lied within my soul! As God was ripping this soul tie I began to weep uncontrollably. It is very painful to be disconnected from something that had a grip on you for such a long time but you must let go in order to be FREE!

Step 1 Recognize there is an issue, problem, need for change

Step 2 Identify what is keeping you from giving time to God and being intimate with Him

Step 3 LET IT GO! So you can make room to spend time with God.

Step 4 Fast ( Spiritual Strength)

Step 5 Repent for allowing these things to separate you from God

Step 6 Them verbally say, I give it all away!

Search my heart, search my mind, search my soul
Make me clean, make me new, make me whole

All of my plans, all of my dreams, I lay them down before Your feet
All of my time, all that was mine, I now submit to Your design
‘Cause you are the one only one that give it all away for me
that give it all away for me

You are my strength, You are my God, you are my King
You make me laugh, You make me dance, You make me sing

All of my plans, all of my dreams, I lay them down before Your feet
All of my time, all that was mine, I now submit to Your design
‘Cause you are the one only one that dared to give it all away for me

(Allow these words to fill your heart and start cleaning your soul… You can play the song below to aid.)

Step 5 Continue to stay before God  in prayer, worship, and meditation… AND LET GO!