THE TIME TO START IS NOW
Categories: Daily Devotional
“Look carefully then how you walk! Live purposefully and worthily and accurately, 16 not as the unwise and witless, but as wise (sensible, intelligent people), Making the very most of the time [buying up each opportunity], because the days are evil”. Ephesians 5:15-16 (AMP)
The greatest tragedy that can befall a child of God is to sit idly, hands folded at the back waiting for a miracle to happen. Child of God, like I said yesterday, the promises of God will not fall on you like a bag of cherries. I particularly like the Amplified version I quoted in the scripture above. God is not playing with words. He is not just filling up the Bible for lack of what to write. The Bible has been divinely inspired by God as an instruction manual to guide our lives successfully on this side of eternity.
No matter where you are on the ladder, whether on top or at the lowest part, the word of God to you is the same: Look carefully how you walk. Where you are is not your destiny, there is something greater for you, so live purposefully, worthily and accurately. Don’t just stagger into the day and sing the song: whatever will be will be. Child of God, NO! Nothing will just happen. Everything that works is worked by someone. Decide not to company with time wasters, live purposefully.
Now don’t get me wrong, I am not saying you should walk 24 hours in 24 hours out. No! But plan yourself. Decide what you want to achieve, write down daily, weekly, monthly and annual goals. Regularly review them knowing that your daily goals make up your weekly goals, your weekly goals make up your monthly goals and your monthly goals make up your yearly goals. Don’t just think you will find yourself a multi-millionnaire in December, when your days and weeks have not been well spent. God has great things in store for you. But I challenge you to rise up to the occasion. Make the most of every time, buy up each opportunity and see God crown your efforts with huge success. Further Reading: Ephesians 5: 9-17 Daily Bible Reading: Morning Gen 4-6, Evening Matthew 2