BE MOTIVATED BY GOD’S WORD!
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves (James 1:22).
When the Bible says that be doers of the Word and not hearers only. What it simply means is that let God’s Word be your motivating factor in life. A Christian should not be motivated by material possessions or the circumstances surrounding him but rather, he should learn to be motivated by the Word of God. The Bible says in the opening text that be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. Of course, every Christian should endeavor to take note of the fact that he should allow the Word of God to always be his motivating factor in life and ministry forever.
When a Christian is being motivated by God’s Word, there is nothing that can neither stop him nor his progress in life. That is why the Bible says in Acts 20:32, “So now, brethren, I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.” Therefore, it is indeed the Word of God that builds and sanctifies the life of a Christian by enabling him to take possessions of his heritage. The Word of God has the potency to build, equip and sanctify you forever.
When you are motivated by God’s Word, the Word of God automatically becomes part and parcel of your entire being and system. At that point in time, you are no longer ordinary. That is the reason why the Bible says in 2 Corinthians 3:3, “Clearly you are an epistle of Christ, ministered by us, written not with ink but by the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of flesh, that is, of the heart.” In fact, every Christian is expected to take note of the fact that he is an epistle of Jesus Christ and that the Word of God is written in the tablets of his heart by the power of the Holy Spirit forever.
Daily Tip: Every Christian is expected to be motivated by God’s Word for life in order to dominate and overcome forever. Shalom!
Golden Text: You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world (1 John 4:4).
PRAYER: TAKE A WORSHIP SONG AS LED
- Thank God for today and about the Word of God you have just read.
- Humbly acknowledge your weakness and limitation before God.
- My Father! My Father! I receive Your grace to be motivated by Your Word forever in Jesus Christ Name! Amen.
- Holy Spirit! I refuse to be motivated by material possessions and circumstances of life forever in Jesus Christ Name! Amen.
- Pray generally as led by the Holy Spirit concerning your life, situations and challenges.
For Further Study: 1 Peter 2:2; 2 Corinthians 3:1-3. RBT: ISAIAH 22-24
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