31. August 2016 · Comments Off on TIME TO LET GO OF YOUR LIFEBOAT · Categories: Jesus Christ, Trusting God

Then some of the crew decide to make a run for it on their own. They say they need to let out more anchors from the bow, and this will require lowering the ship’s lifeboat. They actually plan to abandon us; we realize what’s going on. Paul quickly speaks to the officer and soldiers. Unless these men stay on board, you won’t survive. So the soldiers intervene, CUT AWAY THE LIFEBOAT, AND LET IT DRIFT AWAY (Acts 27:30-32 Voice).

Beloved, I’m not sure if this is a real life story but I once heard of a man who was falling down a cliff. Somehow, he managed to grab hold of a limb protruding from the side of the cliff and as he held on tight for his dear life, he desperately cried out for help; “somebody please help me, he yelled. Jesus heard him screaming for help and the first thing He asked him to do was to let go of the limb so He could catch him but this man continued streaming; “is there someone else out there that can help me?” Why? Because he wasn’t ready to let go of what he was holding on to. Though this man was losing his grip, he trusted the limb he was holding on to more than he trusted Jesus.

Unfortunately, that’s the kind of life many of us are living. We tend to hold on to the things we think we have a grip on even when we are clearly losing our grip. However, our feature text tells us of Apostle Paul’s shipwreck and how he advised passengers in trouble to let go of their lifeboat which is a specially designed sea boat designed to rescue people from a sinking ship.

As sailors, sailing is what they did for a living. They knew how things worked. They had been specially trained and they knew that when the ship was sinking, the lifeboat was kind of their last resort. So can you imagine what it must have felt like to listen to Paul and then to cut the ropes to the lifeboat so it could drift away? Total madness! That was their last resort. They must have been thinking that they had lost their minds. Like someone said, “they are called lifeboats for a reason.” But they decided to let go of their control and trust God.

Beloved, there are times when you have to let go of everything you trust in and just hold on to God and His word. If they had not done what they did, they would have lost their lives. But they held on to Jesus and even when the ship scattered into pieces, they were able to hold… on to planks or debris from the broken ship. So everyone escaped safely to shore (Acts 27:44 NLT).

Beloved, have you got your own special lifeboat you are holding on to? Are you still holding on to your comfort zone? Are you still holding on to your own reasoning or are you going to let go and just trust that Jesus would bail you out?

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30. August 2016 · Comments Off on WHO IS BLESSING YOU? · Categories: Blessing, Choices, God's Plan, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, Promise, Trusting God

The blessing of the Lord brings wealth, without painful toil for it (Proverbs 10:22 NIV).

Beloved, have you ever heard the phrase “don’t settle for an Ishmael blessing?” Well, if you are like me and you’ve had so many Ishmael blessings, then you know to be more careful about settling for the things you desire.

What’s an Ishmael blessing? Well, we know the story of how Abraham and Sarah could not wait for the Lord’s timing to fulfil the promise that He made to them. Rather, they decided to take matters into their hands and went and produced Ishmael who was a product of the flesh (Galatians 4:29).

Most times, anything that adds sorrow and unnecessary toiling is an Ishmael blessing and dare I say that many things we settle for may have come from the devil because he is quicker to bless. However, God is slower to bless.

I was listening to someone teach on the various tests that God takes us through in order to mature us and one of them is a time test where though God has made you a promise, He doesn’t seem to be fulfilling what He promised you and when you look at your situation, there’s nothing that reveals to you that what He told you would ever be fulfilled. In such cases, God is the hold up not you. It’s about His timetable not yours and it’s beyond your control. Your prophecies are withheld by God and if you are impatient, with the help of the devil, you would try to make it happen by yourself and that’s when Ishmael is produced.

Another type of test is the usage test when God just leaves you on the shelf and isn’t using you. This happens mostly to people called to ministry. For example, John the Baptist who had to grow in the desert until the date of His manifestation (Luke 1:80).

With this kind of test, there’s no demand, opportunities or open doors for you and you are left wondering why no one is calling me. However, what God is teaching you here is that it’s not you but Him that has the ministry. However, if you’ve made it all about you, rather than spend the time receiving fresh bread from the Holy Spirit and building your gift for the task ahead, you will find a way out to open a door but it’s not going to be God’s will. God’s will for you is to use that period to make you dependent and strong in the Spirit and not on somebody else or yourself. However, if you go about asking for open doors, you are on your own.

Isn’t that nice to know?

So, who’s blessing you? Have you settled for an Ishmael blessing? If in doubt, look at your blessing again and perhaps you may just find your answer. Beloved, let’s settle for Isaac and not Ishmael who always comes before Isaac and though Isaac delays in his coming, though he takes time to manifest, he is what the wait. What you have to do is rest, trust and believe in God.

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29. August 2016 · Comments Off on HOW DOES JESUS HELP CARRY OUR BURDEN? · Categories: God's Plan, Grace, Jesus Christ, Joy, Peace, Relationship

Come to Me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Put My yoke upon your shoulders—it might appear heavy at first, but it is perfectly fitted to your curves. Learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble of heart. When you are yoked to Me, your weary souls will find rest. For My yoke is easy, and My burden is light (Matthew 11:28-30 VOICE).

Beloved, the Bible is full of illustrations and it uses a lot of analogues and in our feature text, Jesus says… Put My yoke upon your shoulders. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, a yoke is “a bar or frame that is attached to the heads or necks of two work animals (such as oxen) so that they can pull a plow or heavy load” and I found that one of the best ways to understand some of the Bible illustrations is to look for images on the web. So, for example, if you do a search for ‘Put My yoke upon your shoulders’, you would find images of two oxen tied together plowing a field, and from the image, one is able to see that the combined strength of the two animals is able to accomplish what one oxen, or two separate animals can’t. It also gives a picture of the two animals going in the same direction which talks about the unity that is needed in order to accomplish something.

So Jesus is offering you His yoke and I like how the message translation puts this text… The Message Translation says… “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.”

I found that for some reason, we have a way of complicating our lives. Jesus’ message is about resting in Him. Finding joy in Him. Being free from worry and anxiety. Receiving the kind of peace that the world cannot give. Living a life free of offence and bitterness. A life of Humility etc. So, why is it that many are far from His realities?

Beloved, instead of fighting everyone around you, how about… When a man’s ways please the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him (Proverbs 16:7 NKJV).

When you focus on Jesus, then you will see things with his eyes. That’s where you will find rest. When you do what He did and tells you to do, that’s Him helping you carry your burden because He releases an unexplainable grace to you. He says learn from me… [looking away from all that will distract us and] focusing our eyes on Jesus, who is the Author and Perfecter of faith… (Hebrews 12:2 AMP).

Beloved, the Lord’s word for you is “My yoke is easy, and My burden is light”. In what ways do you think you can carry His yoke this week?

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28. August 2016 · Comments Off on YOU MADE IT ANYWAY · Categories: Deliverance, God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Praise, Testimony, Trusting God, Victory

My brothers and sisters, we have to tell you that when we were in Asia the troubles we faced were nearly more than we could handle. The burdens we bore nearly crushed us. Our strength dwindled to nothing. For a while, WE WEREN’T SURE WE WOULD MAKE IT THROUGH THE WHOLE ORDEAL. We thought we would have to serve out our death sentences right then and there. As a result, we realized that we could no longer rely on ourselves and that we must trust solely in God, who possesses the power to raise the dead. Miraculously God Himself delivered us from the cold hands of death. We again place our hope in Him alone, and we know He will deliver us (2 Corinthians 1:8-10 Voice).

Beloved, last weekend, I witnessed the Lord FIGHT for me against overwhelming forces that ganged up against me but the Lord gave me a word which was simply… in that coming day no weapon turned against you will succeed. You will silence every voice raised up to accuse you. These benefits are enjoyed by the servants of the Lord; their vindication will come from me. I, the Lord, have spoken! (Isaiah 54:17 NLT)

It was tough but like Apostle Paul testifies in our feature text, with the help of God, I made it anyway and I witnessed the power of God move in a way I have never experienced before.

Beloved, has God ever showed up last minute for you? Have you ever gone through certain situations and thought that there was no way out of this? Such was the case of Apostle Paul and his team. They found themselves in a situation where they thought it was all over but as I read their concluding testimony, the phrase came to mind; “BUT YOU MADE IT ANYWAY” and I started singing “Made A Way” by Travis Greene… “When our backs were against the wall and it looked as if it was over… You made a way…”

According to my Bible notes… “In these letters, and often in our own lives, it is when we seem to have come to the end of ourselves that we see and experience the fullness of God in entirely new ways. This is not to say that any of us should or would seek out the kind of suffering Paul experienced; we do not long to be imprisoned, beaten, shipwrecked, or hunted by authorities. But when our dark days come, we should be ready to learn, grow, and experience the fullness of God in the midst of our troubles”.

King David said… Even in the unending shadows of death’s darkness, I am not overcome by fear. Because You are with me in those dark moments, near with Your protection and guidance, I am comforted (Psalm 23:4 Voice).

Beloved, this is the last Sunday in the month of August. The Bible says… and they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony… (Revelation 12:11 NKJV). Surely, you have a testimony that says “I MADE IT ANYWAY”. You need to bare that in mind so that when things get really tough, like our feature text says… We again place our hope in Him alone, and we know He will deliver us.

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27. August 2016 · Comments Off on YOU ARE NOT INSIGNIFICANT · Categories: God's Plan, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, Love, Relationship

…But God designed the body in such a way that greater significance is given to the seemingly insignificant part. That way there should be no division in the body; instead, all the parts mutually depend on and care for one another (1 Corinthians 12:24-25 Voice)

Beloved, as I was reading our feature text, what came to mind is that there are many people in the body of Christ who think that because their gift is not on display, they are insignificant and so don’t appreciate what God has given to them. Rather, they compare themselves to others which the Bible says isn’t wise (2 Corinthians 10:12).

Unfortunately, this is one of the reasons why we have a lot of jealousy and competition in the body of Christ but I like the interdependence of the body parts illustration that Apostle Paul used and I believe the question anyone feeling insignificant needs to ask themselves is “can anyone see my heart or kidney?” The answer is no but what happens if the heart or kidney stops to function? The body dies. However, the body can still function even though it would be with difficulty if something is wrong with one of the visible legs.

Beloved, just like the heart or the kidney though not seen is vital to the functioning of the body, so is your gift; no matter how insignificant you think it is.

Unfortunately, everybody wants to be the part of the body that is seen and to be honest, we are all to be blamed for this because for some reason, we tend to seek validation in position and power. According to my Bible notes… “the Gifts of the Spirit, which are intended to strengthen the church body, often divide the body because members of the church elevate those who possess the more visible gifts over those whose gifts function in the background…. So while talking about the importance and function of these gifts…, Paul shifts his focus to the central role love plays in a believer’s life. Love is essential for the body to be unified and for members to work together. Members of the body that are very different, with little in common, are able to appreciate and even enjoy others because of the love that comes when a life is submitted to God”.

Apostle Paul went on to say you can pursue as much gift as you want but… I will show you a still more excellent way [one of the choicest graces and the highest of them all: UNSELFISH LOVE] (1 Corinthians 12:31 AMP).

Beloved, when love for God and for each other is our only motive for doing things, then we serve with joy and gladness. It’s only when we have impure motives that we become the centre stage and then there’s the issue of negative self-image and even self-hatred but that’s a result of an identity crisis. However, you must know today that you are not insignificant… you [collectively] are Christ’s body, and individually [you are] members of it [each with HIS OWN SPECIAL PURPOSE AND FUNCTION] (1 Corinthians 12:27 AMP).

Beloved, you have your OWN SPECIAL PURPOSE AND FUNCTION. Appreciate it and be you!

 

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26. August 2016 · Comments Off on RESOLVING YOUR IDENTITY CRISIS‏ · Categories: God's Plan, Identity, Jesus Christ, Relationship

You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it. You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb. You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed (Psalm 139:13-16 NLT).

Beloved, during our Saturdays youth meeting, a young lady shared of how she had always questioned why she had some dark spots all over her skin until she finally met her father who had the exact same skin pigmentation. It was only then she understood why she was the way she was.

Unfortunately, until she saw her father’s skin, she said she did everything she could think of to get rid of the spots just so she be like everyone else including using sugar to scrub her skin. She was so ashamed of her skin that she used to only wear clothes to cover her whole body.

Why am I sharing this? It’s because a father gives language to the identity of his family. Children are meant to find out about their identity from their father. Questions like; “Who am I? Why am I like this?” should be answered by a father. A father is also supposed to affirm his children’s identity and we find this in our heavenly Father who showed us a perfect example when he identified and validated Jesus. We are told that after the baptism of Jesus… behold, a voice from heaven said, “THIS IS MY BELOVED SON, IN WHOM I AM WELL-PLEASED AND DELIGHTED!” (Matthew 3:17 AMP)

After this, satan came on the scene wanting to test if Jesus had an identity crisis. He wanted Jesus to find His identity in things and performance but Jesus already knew who He was so he turned satan down (Luke 4:1-13).

Beloved, all throughout Scripture, we find several people with and identity crisis. For example, Abraham had an identity crisis. He answered Abram until the Lord changed his name to Abraham in line with his destiny. Same goes for his grandson, Jacob who answered that name until the Lord changed it to Israel and then there was Peter who also had an identity crisis. He used to answer Simon, until Jesus changed his name to Peter.

Beloved, according to our feature text, God has all the information we need to know about ourselves and as born again Christians, our identity is found in Christ and until we go to Him to show us who we are, we would continue to look to things to explain and validate us. We would continue to do desperate things like scrub ourselves with sugar just so we fit the norm.

For some reason, this is one topic the Lord has placed heavily on my heart this year and I believe there’s a call to seek intimacy with the Father, with a desperate desire for His presence.

Beloved, that’s where your identity crisis would be resolved

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25. August 2016 · Comments Off on TIME TO TAKE A BOLD STEP · Categories: Action, Authority, Choices, Courage, favor, God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Relationship, Trusting God

He was pleased when he noticed Queen Esther waiting in the court. He extended his gold scepter with his hand, inviting her in. Esther walked toward him, and when she was close enough, she reached out and touched the king’s scepter. What is it, Queen Esther? What is your request? I’ll give you anything—even half of my kingdom—all you need to do is ask (Esther 5:2-3 Voice).

Beloved, yesterday we looked at Mordecai’s ability to trust God for deliverance. Today, the focus is on Esther who needed to make a courageous move to plead her case before the king but had to first challenge her fears because the enemy is an expert at bombarding our minds with reasonable arguments why we can’t take bold steps and to be honest, the facts about some situations can be intimidating. It could be something that’s never been done before and the devil would come up with the consequences of your proposed actions so you dare not make a move.

Esther feared that the king would kill her. She said… How am I supposed to see the king? It’s known throughout the land, from the greatest of the king’s officials to the common folk who live in the provinces, that any person who approaches the king in the inner chamber without being invited is sentenced to death. That’s the law! There’s only one exception, and that’s if the king were to hold out the gold scepter to that person and spare his or her life. It’s been 30 days since the king last summoned me! (Esther 4:11 Voice)

Esther was afraid but fear is usually from the enemy. Even if what he said was a fact and involved a high level of risk, history makers have to take certain amounts of risk. Esther made up her mind that… “I will go in to the king and plead my people’s case, even though it means breaking the law. And IF I DIE, THEN I DIE!” (Esther 4:16 Voice)

IF I DIE, THEN I DIE… Beloved, you can see from our feature text that Esther didn’t die. Rather, she found grace. The king was pleased to see her and he gave her a blank cheque.

Perhaps this is speaking to you today? Do you have to approach someone or a system but the enemy has bombarded your mind with all sorts of reasons why you shouldn’t go to that person and make your request? Perhaps you need to resolve issues with someone and the enemy is telling you that they wouldn’t take it well. But what if on the contrary, they would admire your boldness and be happy that you made a move.

Beloved, things may not be as bad as you think. Don’t allow satan’s argument cause you to entertain fear. Remember… God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind (2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV).

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24. August 2016 · Comments Off on DO YOU BELIEVE THE LORD WILL DELIVER YOU? · Categories: God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Trusting God

IF YOU STAY SILENT DURING THIS TIME, DELIVERANCE FOR THE JEWS WILL COME FROM SOMEWHERE, but you, my child, and all of your father’s family will die. And who knows? Perhaps you have been made queen for such a time as this.” ‎ (Esther 4:14 Voice)

IF YOU STAY SILENT DURING THIS TIME, DELIVERANCE FOR THE JEWS WILL COME FROM SOMEWHERE…

Beloved, this was a statement made by Mordecai to Queen Esther when a decree was sent out to kill every one of the Jews and as I read this phrase, the first thing that jumped out at me was the assurance that Mordecai had. Despite what they were up against, Mordecai was so certain about the fact that as far as God is on the throne, He would surely deliver them ‎and I belief this is the kind of mindset that guarantees victory. When you look at your situation right in the face and say “mountain, let’s just start by settling this right from the very beginning. I don’t really know or care how it’s going to happen; whether I am going to walk through dry land or the sea is going to open up to let me walk through but get this straight. I am coming out of this. There’s no two ways about it”.

Beloved, have you ever imagined what would have happened to the Jews if Mordecai didn’t have this kind of decree changing faith? Have you ever imagined what would have happened if he had just accepted their fate and said this was an impossible situation?

So, what gave Mordecai such great faith? Perhaps he understood that they were God’s chosen people; people that had a sure promise from God.

According to my Bible notes… “of all the books in the Bible, Esther is unique because God is never once mentioned explicitly. Still, for those who know God and who know history, God is in the story, behind it, above it, beneath it. He is the main actor in history, even if He is not acknowledged. Here, Mordecai shows great wisdom. The Jews, God’s chosen people, will be delivered whether Esther involves herself or not. Divine Providence has ways and means that go beyond human understanding. Still Providence has made Esther queen for a purpose, a purpose she cannot easily escape”.

Beloved, Mordecai knew that God was going to make a way but he had to get Esther to question her calling because I believe if you truly understand what you have been called to do, then you would know that all of heaven is backing you up.

One of the things we had to address in our past meeting was whether we truly trusted that God would fight for us because your answer may just be what determines your victory.

Beloved, though the book of Esther never mentions God once, Mordecai had such great faith in God’s ability to deliver and the Bible says… without faith it is impossible to please Him… (Hebrews 11:6 NKJV).

Have you got the pleasing faith to believe that the Lord will deliver you?

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23. August 2016 · Comments Off on MAKING THE DECISION TO TRY AGAIN · Categories: Action, Choices, God's Plan, Jesus Christ, Obedience, Promise, Trusting God

“Master,” Simon replied, “we worked hard all last night and didn’t catch a thing. But if you say so, I’ll let the nets down again. And this time their nets were so full of fish they began to tear!” (Luke 5:5-6 NLT)

Beloved, there are those moments in life where after you’ve done all you think you know how to do, you get to that place where you feel “I can’t do this anymore because it’s just going to produce the same old results”. However, how are you sure about that?

Looking at our feature text, we find that Peter and his team were in a similar position. They had done all the work they were going to do and had nothing to show for it but then, Jesus comes along on the scene and instructs Simon to try again.

Oh yes, Peter had his justified argument which went along the lines of “I know the ins and outs of this business. I’ve being doing this for a long time. I’ve invested, laboured and given it my all, but unfortunately, as you can see, I haven’t seen any returns. However, Jesus said “I want you to try again”.

I was listening to someone say that at this point, Jesus checks the heart of Simon. Surely, Jesus knew Simon had been toiling all night and with no catch. He also knew that people were watching; people that knew that he hadn’t caught anything. The story tells us that… as Jesus was preaching… great crowds pressed in on Him to listen to the word of God. He noticed two empty boats at the water’s edge, for the fishermen had left them and were washing their nets (Luke 5:1-2 NLT)

Off course, some if not all of these great crowd knew that Simon hadn’t caught anything but now, Simon has a choice to make which is either to risk looking foolish in front of people and trying again or be deterred by what people may say. As an experienced fisherman, he knew what the chances were of catching anything. He probably heard shouting voices in his head saying “don’t do it again because people would laugh at you” but Simon was not going to allow his pride get in the way, causing him to miss out on what Jesus wanted to give him and the results were amazing.

Beloved, regardless of what had gone on in the past, when Jesus got on his boat, things changed. Unfortunately, many times, we end up doing things without His presence or instructions and end up catching nothing despite all our efforts but when Jesus is present and He is finally the one directing your boat, things are bound to change and the interesting thing is that His presence brought about the right type of assistance and partnership.

Beloved, are you at that place where you are afraid to try again? Could Jesus be saying “trust Me and just obey My leading and see what happens? Your abundant catch could be one try away.

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22. August 2016 · Comments Off on ‏‏IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT YOU‏ · Categories: Action, Agreement, God's Plan, Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ, Relationship, Self Control, Wisdom

There’s a slogan often quoted on matters like this: “All things are permitted.” Yes, but not all things are beneficial. “ALL THINGS ARE PERMITTED,” THEY SAY. YES, BUT NOT ALL THINGS BUILD UP AND STRENGTHEN OTHERS IN THE BODY. WE SHOULD STOP LOOKING OUT FOR OUR OWN INTERESTS AND INSTEAD FOCUS ON THE PEOPLE LIVING AND BREATHING AROUND US (1 Corinthians 10:23-24 Voice) ‎.

Beloved, recently I was having a discussion with someone about some of the things we do that though there may not necessarily be anything wrong with it, but we have got to realise that people everywhere are watching and when they see you doing certain things, they are like “oh so I’m allowed to do that”. However, when they then try to do it, because they are either not strong in their faith or in their discipline, they fall.

In our feature text, Apostle Paul says… ALL THINGS ARE PERMITTED,” THEY SAY. YES, BUT NOT ALL THINGS BUILD UP AND STRENGTHEN OTHERS IN THE BODY. WE SHOULD STOP LOOKING OUT FOR OUR OWN INTERESTS AND INSTEAD FOCUS ON THE PEOPLE LIVING AND BREATHING AROUND US

Beloved, according to my Bible notes, “Paul’s instruction on this matter is clear: believers should give up their rights and freedoms for the sake of others. This is the essence of sacrifice. This is what Jesus did. This is what Paul does. Otherwise, community becomes impossible. But no state or church authority should force compliance; it must arise from A HEART OF LOVE AND A DISPOSITION THAT PUTS THE NEEDS OF OTHERS FIRST”. ‎

…A HEART OF LOVE AND A DISPOSITION THAT PUTS THE NEEDS OF OTHERS FIRST…

Here, Apostle Paul is talking about living selflessly with others. It should never be a case of Me… myself and I…

Beloved, when we use the phrase ‘die to self’, do we know what it entails? Are you one of those people that would use all your time and energy just to prove the point that what you are doing is right; that there’s nothing wrong with what you are doing? As you mature spiritually, you ought to know that there’s a lot more responsibility placed on you. Like Jesus said… everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more (Luke 12:48 AMP)

Apostle Paul went on to say…Consider my example: I strive to please all people in all my actions and words—but don’t think I am in this for myself—THEIR RESCUED SOULS ARE THE ONLY PROFIT (1 Corinthians 10:33 Voice)

…THEIR RESCUED SOULS ARE THE ONLY PROFIT…
Beloved, we are told that… he who is wise captures and wins souls [for God—he gathers them for eternity] (Proverbs 11:30 AMP).

He gathers them for eternity not scatters them. So, the question today is; how wise are you? Remember… NOT ALL THINGS BUILD UP AND STRENGTHEN OTHERS IN THE BODY.

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