Commit your actions to the LORD,
and your plans will succeed.” (Proverbs 16:3 NLT)
There are different
ways to fail to commit whatever we do to the Lord. Some people commit their
work only superficially. They say the project is being done for the Lord, but
in reality they are doing it for themselves. Others give God temporary control
of their interests, only to take control back the moment things stop going the
way they expect. Still others commit a task fully to the Lord, but put forth no
effort themselves, and then they wonder why they do not succeed. We must
maintain a delicate balance: trusting God as if everything depended on him,
while working as if everything depended on us. Think of a specific effort in
which you are involved right now. Have you committed it to the Lord?
week has been amazing thus far. Listening to Rodney Howard-Brown has been
eye-opening. He is a walking inspiration.
mentioned something yesterday evening that struck me. He said that in America,
95% of Christians have never introduced or led any one to the Lord. They all
just go to church and just take the blessing and don’t share it with anybody
you: is that commitment to the Lord?
would like to leave you with this thought: if they where on fire for God, would
they change? I think so. You see as Christians we are mandated by God to spread
the Good News.
lesson for me when I became a Christian was that everything you do should be to
glorify God. That’s why I find working hard easy. You can’t submit a task to
God and then not work hard at it.
everything we do takes a 2000% commitment to be successful. In
relationships, work, and absolutely everything, your faith as well.
give up. The day you fail is the day you give up. Lay everything before God.
I pray for commitment to You. In Jesus name. Amen”