Resources for Stage Five

Read the following quote from Charles H. Spurgeon and consider your “inward poverty.” Do you avoid it or find the King there?

“Quietude, which some men cannot abide because it reveals their inward poverty, is a palace of cedar to the wise, for along its hallowed courts the King in His beauty [stoops] to walk.”  Charles H. Spurgeon

Read  Psalm 131Use this psalm to ask God to bring you the grace you need to surrender.

Read Lamentations 3:25-33.   What parts of this experience can you relate to personally?

Read the Christian classic, The Seeking Heart by Fenelon (SeedSowers Publishing).

To help you find forgiveness for your offenders, read The Bait of Satan by John Bevere (Charisma House) 

Internet search: “The Harness of the Lord” by Bill Britton.  Read this parabolic story and discuss it with a fellow traveler.




Memorize Luke 9:23-24.  


Read the lyrics for the 1896 hymn “I Surrender All” by Judson Van DeVenter.  Consider how you may surrender those “hold out” areas of your life to Christ.