*👤MINISTER: _PASTOR MOSES D. AMETEPEH_*
👉MEMORY VERSE: _”And David said, What have I now done? Is there not a cause?”_ (1Samuel 17:29)
There are certain things that Christians will have to know before they can be called faithful children of God. First of all, we are Christians because God has called us. This call is unlike the one from man which will not have a definite purpose and faithfulness as that of Christ’s. Jesus Christ called us to become His friends, who are holy and sanctified like He is. For this reason, God has called us to exchange our carnal selves for His perfect identity. Another reason for which our by God has a purpose is to love as He loved us.
As if that is enough, we are called as Christians into Church of our Lord Jesus Christ to do His will and prove His truth in us and demonstrate the truth to the world. Every Christian is called by God to walk in the humility of our Lord Jesus Christ. This will have to show forth in our words and deeds. Humility is from our Lord Jesus Christ. Called to be holy and rapture ready, we are meant to do all that have been listed and nothing more or less.
Some people who call themselves Christians are not glorifying God in these afore mentioned ways and that us why the Lord Jesus Christ has assembled us before Him. Despite the spread of Churches all over the world, many people are falling for sin and they are finally landing in hell. Just as David knew the power of God in him would help him to defeat Goliath the uncircumcised Philistine, he finally defeated him. That Word of Faith is telling us to lift up the holiness of God in Churches which have fallen away.
Challenges came the way of David, when he was poised to go and defeat Goliath. One was discouragement from His brother Eliab. He told David that Goliath was a champion who had never lost in any battle. Saul on the other hand, gave his armor to David but because it was too heavy for him, he couldn’t move freely. This made him refuse the armor for five stones instead. We can stand for holiness at all cost without inviting discouragements to dictate for us. Don’t take suggestions of those who give you ideas which will turn you away from the will of God which we are called to do. Eventually, he killed Goliath and cut his head with the champion’s own sword.
Beloved, we are the ones that the Lord Jesus Christ is waiting to see our commitment and capabilities to fulfill the purpose for which God has established His Church. Considering where we were before we came to know Jesus Christ, we need to ask ourselves this question: how do help in the work of God and seek the growth of God’s ministry? Are our deeds collapsing the mission of ours or destroying the works of Satan? We shouldn’t be like Judas Iscariot who was carefully chosen by our Lord Jesus Christ as one of His twelve Apostles.
In our case, we don’t have to give series of excuses to delay the work of God (Matthew 20:1-16). Be in God’s Church because He has called us, not any man.
*PRAYER: Oh Lord Jesus Christ, may I serve the purpose of my calling. *AMEN*