Take heed to your divine call!
2 Timothy 1:9
9 who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began,
If you are saved, there is a call upon your life and you must find that call.
You must find that sacred thing. Your destiny and the call that Paul is referring to in the Scripture above are those activities, duties, responsibilities, assignments, that it will amount to wasting God’s time in creating you if you do every other thing on the earth and you don’t do them.
When I was in secondary school I was a good footballer and I was a good athlete. I ran 1500 metres race. I played football and I was quite good. I had enough talent in football actually to have gone on because I still remember some of the people that we played football together that went on to play for clubs. One or two people went on to play for the national team and I had enough talent too. I could have developed that talent. But if I became a football star and I didn’t become a pastor and preacher, God would have considered my coming to the earth a waste. Now, I have become a preacher of the Gospel and not a football star; it is not a waste.
The calling has nothing to do with your efforts, but after you received the calling you will now have to bring your effort into it. This means you can’t merit the calling of God. It means the calling of God is something that God has gifted you for. You can’t do enough to qualify for the call. So you can’t take the calling of God and use it for your own purpose. One of the most dangerous things we can do is to take God’s intention for something and use it for another person’s intention.
One day when you stand before Jesus, He’s not going to ask you how many degrees you obtained as good as those things are. But He’s going to ask you, “Did you do what I sent you to do? What We put inside you, what We invested inside you from heaven, did you release it to mankind?”
There is no blessing that God cannot bring into your life if it will fulfill His purpose and there is no blessing He cannot withdraw from your life if it will fulfill His purpose. God is not committed to our comfort but to His purpose in our lives.
Till next week, go and win with Jesus
Rev Olusola Areogun
Rev. Olusola Ayodele Areogun is an ordained minister of the Gospel. He serves the will of God in this generation as Author, Teacher, Church Planter and Mentor of Leaders for the next generation with varied ministerial exposure and experience. He also serves as a father and cover to many up and coming ministries.
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