Cut the Rope!
The story is told of a mountain climber, who was
desperate to conquer the Aconcagua . He initiated his climb
after years of preparation. Wanting all of the glory for
himself, he went up alone. He started climbing and it was
becoming later, and later. He did not prepare for camping so
he decided to keep on going. Soon it got dark... very dark.
Night fell with heaviness at a very high altitude.
Visibility was zero.
Everything was black. There was no moon, and the stars were
covered by dark clouds. As he was climbing a ridge and he
reached about a 100 meters from the top, he slipped and
fell. Falling rapidly to the bottom he could only see
blotches of darkness passing by. He felt a terrible
sensation of being sucked down by gravity.
He kept falling.... and in those anguishing moments good and
bad memories passed through his mind. He thought for sure
that he would die. ! But then he felt a jolt around his
waist that almost tore him in half. Yes!! Like any good
mountain climber he had staked himself with a long rope.
In those moments of stillness, suspended in the air with the
rope tied around his waist he had no other choice but to
"HELP ME GOD", "HELP ME!"
All of a sudden, just like the good God that He is the man
heard the answer to his prayer A deep voice from heaven
spoke..."What do you want me to do?"
"SAVE ME", he pleaded.
"Do you REALLY believe I can save you?"
"OF COURSE, MY GOD"
God replied, "Then according to your faith, cut the rope."
There was another moment of silence and stillness. The man
gasped and just held tighter to the rope.
The rescue team says that the next day they found, a frozen
mountain climber hanging strongly to a rope....
TWO FEET OFF THE GROUND.
Do we really believe that God can save us? I know, I know
the rope is tangible. We can feel the rope. We think we know
what our chances are with the rope.
But, God has great and marvelous things for us. What ever it
is, why don't you let it go?
CUT THE ROPE AND SIMPLY! TRUST IN HIM... From a friend!
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