Like the rich young ruler in Mark 10:17-31, who was scared of a life without possessions, I too didn’t want to give up my comfort. It’s not that I didn’t want to grow, its that the risk was too much.
I could make plans, but God is in charge of their outcome. My mere human efforts could never bring about the fulfilment of God’s promises in my life. Abraham and Moses learnt this the hard way and so did I.
If you’re feeling faint hearted, this one’s just for you!
The grace for obedience is the ability to do the will of God, no matter how much your flesh struggles against it. Obedience in this context doesn’t just mean following God’s instructions, it also means living a life that is holy and devoted to God.
It is the will of God that every man should have a calling, and mind his calling, and make a business of it, and that none should live like useless drones in the world. – Matthew Henry’s Commentary.
Learn to balance the 3 boxes in every christian life. Box 1. Spending time with the Lord. Box 2. Spending time serving the Lord. Box 3. Everything else.
Each of us gets 24 hours a day. 24 might seem like a small number, but it’s really 1440 minutes. There’s a lot we can get done in 1440 minutes. So why is it that we never seem to be meeting up with our goals?