To the alter

This morning I felt moved to go to the alter. It is such a powerful presence in my church. It is difficult to explain, you really just need to feel it.

I have never been to a more welcoming church, willing to help families through every day struggles as well as through faith.

But today although I have already given my life to Christ and await the day for water baptism to arrive I felt moved to leave my seat up in the balcony and go to the alter during this mornings worship.

I was overcome with a sense of peace and calmness which I haven’t felt all week. I really needed today’s sermon.

Have you ever felt that way ? Just drawn to something , whether it is faith driven or not. Did you know that even if you don’t feel like it’s God pushing or pulling you in that direction, I am here to say he is.

There was a time in my life where I questioned faith and church goers. What was the point ? What does it do for you? Who wants to spend a whole Sunday at church ?

I do. I want to devote my time to my faith and my church. I serve in the nursery so that families can enjoy service undistracted. I serve because I feel drawn to my purpose.

After my marriage really started falling apart, I needed my faith. I was broken. I had allowed for a man to come between myself and my faith. I was weak in my spirit and allowed him to use that to control me.

It’s an amazingly powerful thing to gain that back.

Today was one of those days that I could not help but cry. A release of all I held onto this week.

There are so many changes happening at once in my life and I know he knows I can handle it. I know there is purpose and my faith is stronger than ever.

So go to the alter. Be surrounded by his love and grace. When you’re ready.

Published by Bellaboymom

hard working, faith driven, combat fitness enthusiast who enjoys reading , traveling , paddleboarding , helping others, and cooking.

One thought on “To the alter

  1. Faith is such a difficult road to travel. I struggle with it a lot. I cry in church, usually at my seat. Stay strong my friend.


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