Have you ever stopped to ponder why God sent you here, for such a time as this? What about the gifts and talents He downloaded on the inside of you? Are you using them purposefully? (more…)
Has God given you the vision to fulfil a particular assignment? If so, what’s your attitude and response been towards this? The reality is that some of us appear to embrace a number of incorrect attitudes which translate into the actions we take (or don’t take). To start with, some of us may bulk at less glamorous assignments. If it’s not one that puts us on a ‘platform’ or brings instant power, recognition, or success, for instance, we tend to want to resist such.
As the year is rapidly drawing to a close, it presents us with an excellent opportunity to plan for the coming year. Now is the time to prayerfully consider what Father would have you do and start taking steps towards it. Over the years, I have noticed one big obstacle to doing this effectively is dwelling on the past. We get stuck on what we didn’t get done, our fruitless efforts, unyielding challenges, mistakes we make, missed opportunities, past failures and much more. And because these constantly play on our minds, it’s no surprise some of us don’t seem to move beyond that point. (more…)
The notion of hearing God speak continues to remain a challenge for many Christians especially in times when there is a need for direction or assurance. But rather than find a remedy, it appears some of us prefer to run from one man/woman of God to another to hear a ‘word’ instead of seeking God Himself. Please don’t get me wrong, whilst there is a time/place for this, I am convinced it is NOT Gods desire for this to be the way of life for us. (more…)