15. December 2017 · Comments Off on IT’S ALL ABOUT THE LORD’S FAVOR · Categories: favor, God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Promotion, Revelation

You will arise and have compassion on Zion, For it is time to be gracious and show favor to her; Yes, the appointed time [the moment designated] has come (PSALM 102:13 AMP).

Beloved, I remember listening to someone say this about Queen Esther. They said something that went like this; I don’t know if Esther was truly the most beautiful girl amongst all those that presented themselves before the king but, when it’s your appointed time, the Lord begins to download information about you into the hearts of the people that He has appointed to favor you. So, that way, they only see what the Lord wants them to see.

This made me think and I began to renew my mind about the way I saw things and I’ve seen the proof this year. When it’s your set time, it’s not about how good, qualified and perfect you are before people. That’s not their point of reference at all. Their point of reference is from the download they’ve received from the Lord. So, they don’t see your flaws or mistakes. They don’t see that you are unqualified. All they see and know is that I’ve been sent to favor this person.

Beloved, Queen Esther was raised up as an orphan but she had ridiculous favor from the Lord because her appointed time to favor her had come. It was also about the Lord’s plan to rescue His people; the reason why we must endeavour to seek His will. Jesus was about His Father’s business (Luke 2:49). His food was to do His Father’s will (John 4:34) and He taught us to… “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. ‘Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven (MATTHEW 6:9‭-‬10, AMP).

Beloved, yesterday, I shared how King David said… Lord, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; Nor do I involve myself in great matters, Or in things too difficult for me (PSALM 131:1 AMP). Most times, we involve ourselves in great matters, or in things too difficult for us all because we want to get noticed or prove something to certain people but it’s not so much about personal recommendation; “I recommend myself” but it’s about God’s recommendation; “I recommend this person”. And when He does that, be sure to know that He has downloaded all the information they need to work with.

Remember… For not from the east nor from the west nor from the south come promotion and lifting up. But God is the Judge! He puts down one and lifts up another (Psalm 75:6‭-‬7 AMPC).

Interestingly, I found a new translation; ‘The Passion Translation (TPT) today on Bible Gateway website and this is how it translations this Scripture… This I know: THE FAVOR THAT BRINGS PROMOTION and power doesn’t come from anywhere on earth, for no one exalts a person but God, the true judge of all. He alone determines where favor rests. He anoints one for greatness and brings another down to his knees.

Beloved, it’s all about the Lord’s favor.

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14. December 2017 · Comments Off on YOU HAVEN’T GOT TIME FOR ALL OF THAT · Categories: Action, God's Plan, Jesus Christ

Lord, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; Nor do I involve myself in great matters, Or in things too difficult for me (PSALM 131:1 AMP).

Beloved, have you ever found yourself involved in something and after a while; you say why am I even wasting my time on this? Haven’t I got better things to do? Well, one of the tricks of the enemy is trying to get you involved with situations that are designed to take your focus off what’s really important.

We tend to spend a lot of time debating and arguing over matters; half of which we don’t know anything about and don’t even know what we are talking about but we feel we must have an opinion. However, that’s because of the need to feel important but like King David said; it comes from a place of pride. However, he made a resolve not to be proud… Lord, my heart is not proud.

The New Living Translation says… Lord, my heart is not proud; my eyes are not haughty. I don’t concern myself with matters too great or too awesome for me to grasp (Psalms 131:1 NLT).

Beloved, do you always involve yourself with matters too great or too awesome for you to grasp? Do you always involve yourself in great matters, or in things too difficult for you?

Don’t get me wrong. There’s time for everything. The Bible says… There is a season (a time appointed) for everything and a time for every delight and event or purpose under heaven… A time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing… A time to keep silent and a time to speak (ECCLESIASTES 3:1‭, ‬5‭-‬5‭, ‬7 AMP).

Beloved, I like how the Message translation of our feature text puts it… God, I’m not trying to rule the roost, I don’t want to be king of the mountain. I HAVEN’T MEDDLED WHERE I HAVE NO BUSINESS or fantasized grandiose plans.

I HAVEN’T MEDDLED WHERE I HAVE NO BUSINESS…

Like I said at earlier on, one of the tricks of the enemy is trying to get you involved with situations that are designed to take your focus off what’s really important. It’s time to focus on your business and you don’t have to be so deep and complicated. Just be and do you! Don’t be like Peter on the mount of transfiguration who felt he had to say and do something even when he had no clue of what was going on. The Bible says… Peter, not even knowing what he was saying, blurted out, “Master, it’s wonderful for us to be here! Let’s make three shelters as memorials —one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” (Luke 9:33 NLT)

Beloved, we only have a few days to the end of 2017 so it’s time to take stock and probably say; I haven’t got time for all of that!

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13. December 2017 · Comments Off on IT MAY SOUND FOOLISH BUT… · Categories: God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Obedience, Trusting God

Instead, God chose things the world considers foolish in order to shame those who think they are wise. And he chose things that are powerless to shame those who are powerful (1 Corinthians 1:27 NLT).

Beloved, there are times when we tend to complicate things for ourselves because we think the Lord’s solution to our problem has to be something major, but we can learn from Naaman. His healing came through what we may call the simple and foolish things that were hard for him to comprehend and so he delayed his healing. His wife’s maid said… “I wish my master would go to see the prophet in Samaria. He would heal him of his leprosy.” (2 Kings 5:3 NLT). However, Naaman was the commander of the army so he felt kings had to be involved. He was sent to the king of Israel with a letter… The letter to the king of Israel said: “With this letter I present my servant Naaman. I want you to heal him of his leprosy.” (2 Kings 5:6 NLT). But that’s not what his maid said. She said to go to the prophet for healing, not the king. But No! I only deal with important people.

Anyway, he eventually went to Elisha. The Bible says… So Naaman came with his horses and chariots and stopped at the entrance of Elisha’s house. Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, “Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh will be restored to you and you will be clean.” (2 Kings 5:9-10 AMP).

What? You want me to go wash in a small and dirty river? … Naaman was furious and went away and said, “Indeed! I thought ‘He would at least come out to [see] me and stand and call on the name of the Lord his God, and wave his hand over the place [of leprosy] and heal the leper.’ (2 Kings 5:11 AMP).

Beloved, his problem which is the same for many of us is that we think we know how we want the Lord to answer us. We tend to expect God to work in a certain way, but we ought to know that His ways are not our ways. We tend to also think that the solution to our problem can’t be that simple.

Naaman expected something big and would have missed his breakthrough but for his servants… His servants approached and said to him, “My father, if the prophet had told you TO DO SOME GREAT THING, WOULD YOU NOT HAVE DONE IT? How much more then, when he has said to you, ‘Wash, and be clean?’” (2 Kings 5:13 AMP).

Beloved, what has the Lord been telling you to do that you have been ignoring? Maybe because of what’s involved, you think it’s not the Lord speaking. However, it’s time to pay attention to what the Lord is telling you to do and I pray that as you do, you would experience your long desired breakthrough.

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12. December 2017 · Comments Off on LOVE AGAIN · Categories: Jesus Christ, Joy, Love, Relationship

‘I know your deeds and your toil, and your patient endurance, and that you cannot tolerate those who are evil, and have tested and critically appraised those who call themselves apostles (special messengers, personally chosen representatives, of Christ), and [in fact] are not, and have found them to be liars and impostors; and [I know that] you [who believe] are enduring patiently and are bearing up for My name’s sake, and that you have not grown weary [of being faithful to the truth]. ‘But I have this [charge] against you, that you have left your first love [you have lost the depth of love that you first had for Me] (REVELATION 2:2‭-‬4, AMP)

Beloved, Jesus, in our feature text is referring to the heart of many believers right now. He is saying; I see and know the work you are doing. I see how you are labouring and toiling for the kingdom. I see how you have been patient and have endured many things. I even see your integrity for the gospel. You have done a lot for My name’s sake, but I can also see that you are just routinely doing it out of obligation. I can see that your heart is not in it because like the Bible says… Hope deferred makes the heart sick… (Proverbs 13:12, AMP). Your heart has become sick. You have become so weary that you’ve lost your joy and the funny thing is that to those who look at outward appearances, you are looking really great, however, I know the real deal.

Beloved, I was sharing with a beloved sister yesterday that this is just like some marriages where love no longer exist. The wife has been hurt and disappointed so many times that her heart is no longer there. Yes, she cooks, takes care of her household and even sleeps with her husband but there’s no intimacy. She’s just doing what’s expected of her. She has lost the depth of love that she first had for her husband. Same thing with the husband; comes home every night but his heart isn’t there. He isn’t happy at all because he feels this isn’t exactly what he signed up for.

Beloved, that’s what Jesus is saying here. I see your deeds but don’t feel your love. We no longer have any intimacy and He is saying… remember the heights from which you have fallen, and repent [change your inner self–your old way of thinking, your sinful behavior–seek God’s will] and do the works you did at first [when you first knew Me]; otherwise, I will visit you and remove your lampstand (the church, ITS IMPACT) from its place–unless you repent (REVELATION 2:5 AMP).

I WILL VISIT… AND REMOVE… ITS IMPACT…

Beloved, could this be the reason why many are doing a lot but having no impact?

Jesus said… and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul (life), and with all your mind (thought, understanding), and with all your strength .’ (MARK 12:30, AMP)

Beloved, do you need to repent?

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11. December 2017 · Comments Off on KNOW THAT HE ALSO RESTORES… · Categories: God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Restoration, Thoughts, Trusting God

The Lord says, “I will give you back what you lost to the swarming locusts, the hopping locusts, the stripping locusts, and the cutting locusts. It was I who sent this great destroying army against you. Once again you will have all the food you want, and you will praise the Lord your God, who does these miracles for you. Never again will my people be disgraced (Joel 2:25‭-‬26, NLT)

Beloved, one of the strongholds of the mind that has held many bound is when things are not going the way they ought to and one starts saying that the Lord is punishing me for whatever mistake or sin I have committed and the sad thing is that there’s nothing as defeating as feeling like you are getting what you deserve.

Unfortunately, ‘the Lord is punishing me’ is a thought pattern that the enemy would want us to hold on to but as I was reading our feature text, I couldn’t help but focus on the part where the Lord says… IT WAS I WHO SENT THIS GREAT DESTROYING ARMY AGAINST YOU…

Well, I can see why one may feel like He is punishing me.

Beloved, if you are like me, when quoting this Scripture on restoration, we like to omit that part because we don’t want to make the Lord look bad. However, as I was reading it, for the first time, the thought came to mind; even if He punishes (discipline is a better word), He also restores.

This ought to free someone reading this that’s feeling very hopeless right now. The devil may have plagued you with a lot of guilt and helplessness. However, it doesn’t matter how bad he is trying to make you feel like you deserve it, just tell him; thank you for informing me that the Lord is dealing with me. However, after He has finished dealing with me, He will not only restore what I have lost, He would give me double for my trouble. It wouldn’t even look like I have lost any years. The Amplified translation says… And I will compensate you for the years that the swarming locust has eaten…

Beloved, I love the following statements that Job made. He said… Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him… (Job 13:15, NKJV)… “He knows the way that I take [and He pays attention to it]. When He has tried me, I will come forth as [refined] gold [pure and luminous] (JOB 23:10, AMP)

In other words, whatever the situation, I know that I’m still secure in His hands and all things will work out for my good (Romans 8:28).

Beloved, know that the Lord also restores. Stop doubting that He’s still with you. He says… I will give you back what you lost… “And you shall know [without any doubt] that I am in the midst of Israel [to protect and bless you], And that I am the Lord your God, And there is no other; My people will never be put to shame (JOEL 2:27, AMP)

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10. December 2017 · Comments Off on LIVING BY THE TRUTH · Categories: God's Plan, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, Mind, Thoughts, Truth

Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. AND YOU SHALL KNOW THE TRUTH, AND THE TRUTH SHALL MAKE YOU FREE.” (John 8:31-32 NKJV)

Beloved, to be able to enjoy the true Christian life and true freedom, we must live according to God’s truth and not according to the lies we hear from the enemy. I can’t even begin to emphasise how important it is to live by the truth as it is written in God’s word and revealed by the Holy Spirit. Ministering to people over the years, it has been such an eye-opener to hear how people can be held captive for decades by the lies the enemy whispers in their ears.

Beloved, Jesus said this about satan… He was a murderer from the beginning and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a falsehood, HE SPEAKS WHAT IS NATURAL TO HIM, FOR HE IS A LIAR [HIMSELF] AND THE FATHER OF LIES AND OF ALL THAT IS FALSE (John 8:44 AMPC).

He speaks WHAT IS NATURAL TO HIM… and if you are not careful, he makes the lies that he tells you about yourself sound natural to you. The battle for the truth takes place in our mind. There’s Gods truth and then there’s the lie of satan… The thief comes only in order to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance (to the full, till it overflows) (John 10:10 AMPC).

Beloved, the Lord has a plan for our life’s and satan also has a plan to destroy the Lord’s plan. It is important to understand that whoever we agree with will determine the course of our life. The enemy is always out to deceive us by tempting us to believe things that are not really true but can become personal realities for us if we buy into the lies surrounding them. He knows that if he can dominate our thinking, he can dominate our lives. If we choose to allow him, he will steal, kill and destroy the life that Jesus has come to give us.

However, the Lord has given us the weapons to overcome satan and His truth is a mighty weapon. It’s up to us to decide to agree with God and dismantle all the strategies of satan… We use God’s mighty weapons, not worldly weapons, to knock down the strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments. We destroy every proud obstacle that keeps people from knowing God. We capture their rebellious thoughts and teach them to obey Christ (2 Corinthians 10:4-5 NLT)

Beloved, when we are deceived, we don’t know, enjoy or live by the truth. In what ways is the devil trying to deceive you into believing his lies? What scriptures can you use to counteract his lies? Think about it.

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08. December 2017 · Comments Off on WHO ARE YOU? · Categories: Jesus Christ, Relationship, Revelation, Spiritual Growth

A group of Jews was traveling from town to town casting out evil spirits. They tried to use the name of the Lord Jesus in their incantation, saying, “I command you in the name of Jesus, whom Paul preaches, to come out!”… But one time when they tried it, the evil spirit replied, “I KNOW JESUS, AND I KNOW PAUL, BUT WHO ARE YOU?” (Acts 19:13-15 NLT)

“I KNOW JESUS, AND I KNOW PAUL, BUT WHO ARE YOU?”

Beloved, whether you like it or not, the devil considers every Christian. We are told in the story of Job that when Satan came to present himself before the Lord… the Lord said to Satan, “HAVE YOU CONSIDERED MY SERVANT JOB, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who fears God and shuns evil?” So Satan answered the Lord and said, “Does Job fear God for nothing? Have You not made A HEDGE AROUND HIM, around his household, and around all that he has on every side?… (Job 1:8-10 NKJV)

To consider means to ‘think carefully about something, typically before making a decision’. This tells me that the devil thought carefully about Job’s situation. Who knows? He may have tried to gain access to Job but then felt A HEDGE AROUND HIM. The New Living Translations says …You have ALWAYS put a wall of protection around him and his home and his property…

Beloved, as far as Job was concerned, he was going about his business trying to live a blameless and upright life not knowing negotiations were taking place over his life, family and property. The devil knew who Job was; one with God’s hedge of protection around him. The Lord also knew who Job was and what He could take. Hence the reason the Bible says… No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it (1 Corinthians 10:13 NKJV).

Beloved, I believe that everyone that professes to be a child of God is considered based on the effect that they will have on the kingdom of darkness and if you are found not to have the covering of the Lord…hmmm. Based on the story found in our feature text, here’s what happened… Then the man with the evil spirit leaped on them, overpowered them, and attacked them with such violence that they fled from the house, naked and battered (Acts 19:16 NLT).

Beloved, this isn’t time to say… I command you in the name of Jesus, whom Paul preaches. It’s time to know Jesus for yourself.

Jesus asked His disciples… “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”… Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “You are blessed… because my Father in heaven has revealed this to you. You did not learn this from any human being. Now I say to you that YOU ARE PETER (which means ‘rock’), and upon this rock I will build my church, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it (Matthew 16:13-18 NLT).

Beloved, before you start binding and loosing, WHO ARE YOU?

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07. December 2017 · Comments Off on HOW WELL IS YOUR SOUL PROSPERING? · Categories: Healing, Jesus Christ, Marriage, Mind, Offense, Relationship, Spiritual Growth, Thoughts

Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, JUST AS YOUR SOUL PROSPERS (3 John 2 NKJV).

Beloved, amongst other things, our feature text talks about Soul Prosperity and the first thing we ought to understand is that this is a prayer of a condition John desired for his friend. The KJV puts it this way… I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper… and when you wish for something, it means it’s something you desire to happen. For John, this was that Gaius prospers and be in good health. However, there’s either an assumption that his soul is already prospering, or it could mean that everything depends on how well his soul prospers. This suggests that we need to pay attention to the condition of our souls because it determines how well we prosper in other areas of our lives.

Over the past few years, the world has experienced the death of some very well-known celebrities’ who were very wealthy but suffered from ailments like insomnia and eventually died from drug abuse; both hard and prescription drugs and I remember coming across a diagram that said hurt in your BODY is experienced in sickness, weakness, decease, pain. Hurt in your SOUL is experienced in mental anguish, emotional instability, paralysis of will. Hurt in your SPIRIT is experienced in emptiness, hopelessness, futility, loneliness etc.

I believe this sums up John’s prayer. The Amplified Bible says… I pray that in every way you may succeed and prosper and be in good health [physically], just as [I know] your soul prospers [spiritually].

Beloved, your soul is made up of your will, desires, emotions etc. and a healthy soul is free from offence, anger, bitterness, jealousy, insecurity, low self-esteem, brokenness, anxiety, fear etc. A healthy soul doesn’t have trust issues. It isn’t abusive or controlling. It isn’t competitive because it doesn’t feel the need to prove itself. As a result, your relationships with your spouse, children, friends, colleagues, parents, leaders prospers, which also affects other areas of your life. And then, when your will is also fully surrendered to God, you experience true prosperity (Proverbs 10:22).

Beloved, Hannah was one that had to empty her soul. She told Eli… I am a woman of sorrowful spirit. I… have poured out my soul before the Lord… Then Eli answered and said, “Go in PEACE, and the God of Israel grant your petition which you have asked of Him.”… So the woman went her way and ate, and her face was NO LONGER SAD (1 Samuel 1:15-18 NKJV).

Hannah conceived after getting rid of everything negative in her soul and then Eli said… GO IN PEACE… which is SHALOM in Hebrew and according to Strong’s Concordance, SHALOM refers to completeness, wholeness, health, peace, welfare, safety, soundness, tranquillity, prosperity, perfectness, fullness, rest, harmony, the absence of agitation or discord”.

Beloved, the Lord desires that your soul prospers because everything else falls into place. So, in this season, be attentive as He reveals things that reveal the condition of your soul and be intentional about addressing them. Don’t be too proud to seek counsel if you need to.

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06. December 2017 · Comments Off on DON’T LET OFFENSE ROB YOU OF WHAT’S COMING · Categories: Jesus Christ, Offense, Peace, Relationship

If possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone (Romans 12:18 AMP).

Beloved, I remember watching a drama about a woman who had a major issue with offense and anger. She was a nightmare wife to live with and her husband couldn’t control her. She often fought with her neighbours and even took great offense during one Sunday service when her pastor preached on anger. She was so mad that she walked out of the church and of course took it out on her husband at home; “how can the pastor be preaching about me and you couldn’t even defend me?”

Beloved, the funny thing is that the pastor didn’t even call her name. He was just letting the congregation know that the next seven days were to be dedicated to prayers because God was going to work in miraculous‎ ways. As a result, he didn’t want people to allow things like offense, anger, quarrelling and the like hinder their blessings. However, this woman was offended what he said.

Anyway, on the final day of the programme, they all gathered in church and as the pastor was praying, the move of the Holy Spirit was so strong that one lady was so taken away. She mistakenly hit this troublesome woman and trouble started in church. This woman was almost fighting in church. Her embarrassed husband‎ had to intervene. Meanwhile, there happened to be an angel on assignment distributing blessings. He was just placing stickers of blessings on people in the congregation. Everybody got one but this lady who unfortunately had been looking for the fruit of the womb. Even her husband got a promotion sticker but she missed out because she was busy fighting everybody.

Beloved, in due season, another lady who was also looking for the fruit of the womb‎ got pregnant which then left our troublesome woman wondering why she was the only one left out. She then heard the Lord’s voice rebuking her because of her anger.

Beloved, what I learnt from this story is that at times, we hinder our blessings because of our attitude which creates a wrong atmosphere for miracles.

I’m thinking of Hannah; a barren woman who was provoked by Peninah to the point that she had to desperately cry out to the Lord until her pastor said… GO IN PEACE, and may the God of Israel grant your petition which you have asked of Him (1 Samuel 1:17 AMP)

Beloved, if we take that phrase “GO IN PEACE” literally, it means to be at peace in your mind and also with everybody else around you including the ‘Peninah’s’ in your life who would probably try to still make life a living hell for you. Of course, let’s not ignore the fact that you should avoid quarrelling with your spouse whom you need to partner with to make things happen.

‎Beloved, don’t hinder yourself. This is not the season to allow offense rob you of what the Lord has in stock or you. Like our feature text says… If possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

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05. December 2017 · Comments Off on MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS · Categories: Action, Jesus Christ, Relationship, Spiritual Growth

I assure you and most solemnly say to you, when you were younger you dressed yourself and walked wherever you wished; but when you grow old, you will stretch out your hands and arms, and someone else will dress you, and carry you where you do not wish to go.” Now He said this to indicate the kind of death by which Peter would glorify God. And after saying this, He said to him, “Follow Me [walk the same path of life that I have walked]!” Peter turned and saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following them; the one who also had leaned back on His chest at the supper and had said, “Lord, who is it that is going to betray You?” So when Peter saw him, he asked Jesus, “Lord, and what about this man [what is in his future]?” Jesus said to him, “If I want him to stay alive until I come [again], what is that to you? You follow Me!” (John 21:18-22 AMP)

Beloved, I read our feature text and the first thing that comes to mind is the fact that if only we can all just focus and walk the path of life that the Lord has set out before us rather than spend our time wondering what’s going on in another person’s life, we would all be much further than where we are today.

Our feature text is based on the case of John, who tagged himself as the disciple Jesus loved and Peter whom Jesus had to ask 3 times; “Do you love me?” (John 21:7). Here, we see Jesus telling Peter about his future but instead of focusing on what’s in front of him, we are told that… Peter turned and saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following them… and then he began to ask Jesus, “LORD, AND WHAT ABOUT THIS MAN [WHAT IS IN HIS FUTURE]?”

The New Living Translation says… Peter turned around…

Beloved, this is the situation of many today turning around or turning back to watch who’s following them. What are they up to? You want to know who’s following you on Social Media; who is posting what. We are watching to see who has been blessed lately; who has a better life. However, I like how Jesus responded… Jesus said to him, “If I want him to stay alive until I come [again], what is that to you? You follow Me!

What is that to you? Another way of saying; “what’s your business?” Jesus went on to say; “you just follow Me. Don’t worry about anybody else that’s following me on Social Media. You follow me and mind your own business”.

Beloved, why is it that we tend to be more concerned about others that we lose focus on our own journey? We are constantly in competition with one another or trying to seek peoples approval, but I like how the Bible says… Pay careful attention to your own work, for then you will get the satisfaction of a job well done, and you won’t need to compare yourself to anyone else (Galatians 6:4 NLT).

SELAH; PAUSE AND CALMLY THINK OF THAT!

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