Thursday, September 12th, 2019
By Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new" (2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV)
As Christians, we're workers together with God (1 Corinthians 3:9). In other words, we have the same purpose; we're on the same course. We have the same vision, and we put everything into achieving that vision, which is turning men from darkness to light, and from the domain of darkness into the Kingdom of His love-Son.
There's no other reason for you being on earth than to demonstrate His glory in bringing others to Him, and also train for the Spirit-life. This is why you must use your earthly resources, the things He has blessed you with, for the furtherance of the Gospel. Your relevance in the spread of the Gospel is one of the major reasons He channels prosperity your way. Your involvement in soul winning attracts more grace and prosperity in your life.
Therefore, it's important that, always, the spread of the Gospel around the world is top priority to you. Matthew 24:14 (TLB) says, "And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it, and then, finally, the end will come." These compelling words reiterate the urgency of the moment—the need to preach the Gospel throughout the world, to every man, woman, boy and girl.
It's our heavenly Father's desire that everyone hear the Gospel of the Lord Jesus and have the opportunity to believe in His Name. But it's our responsibility to make it happen.
"Dear Father, I'm grateful for the opportunity to be relevant in the spread of the Gospel. You've made all grace abound towards me, such that having all sufficiency in all things, I abound in every good work for the spread of the Gospel and the establishment of your righteousness in the earth, in Jesus' Name. Amen."
"Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: but lay up for yourselves in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also." (Matthew 6:19-21 KJV).
"And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:" (2 Corinthians 9:8 KJV).
1 YEAR BIBLE-READING PLAN:
2 Corinthians 11:16-33; Ecclesiastes 1-2
2 YEAR BIBLE-READING PLAN:
Luke 22:35-43; 1 Samuel 31
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