I Give Up ~based on a sermon by Pastor Kevin Dudley June 9th 2013

June 12, 2013

The Church at North Pointe

Job 38:1-3

On Sunday June 9th, Pastor Dudley said to the congregation gathered at The Church at North Point, “If you haven’t gotten to a point [in life] where you want to say ‘I give up,’ your life has not been made complete.” We have been told time and time again to “just hold on” through song, sermon and the occasional pep talk. One of my favorite songs is by the duo Mary, Mary, I Just Can’t Give Up Now, and has a line that says, “but how can I expect to win if I never try.” We are raised to be fighters, we push and push and push…we burn both ends of the candle and literally will wear ourselves thin trying. Whether it’s working overtime, pouring money and resources into maintaining a specific outer image, or simply staying up late to think about a way out…

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