EQUIPPING YOURSELF FOR OTHERS*
*DAILY DEW 8TH/JUNE/2021*
*EQUIPPING YOURSELF FOR OTHERS*
_Key Bible Text:_
*"And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;"* (John 17:19-20 (KJV))
YOU'RE a solution to your generation. You're an answer to the prayer of your parents. You're an answer to the cry of revival from a local church or group of people. You're someone's making in a sense. Someone took extra mile steps so that you can turn out well, maybe your parents or your teachers, or your pastors or your mentors or even all of the above. Therefore, you are not permitted to live for self. You must equip yourself for the sake of your generation.
Your salvation is not for your sake alone. Your seriousness with God, your studies, your purpose and your calling is not for your good alone. Your dedication to your work, is not for your selfish wants to be satisfied alone. You are to be equipped for the sake of those whose future, salvation and deliverance and prosperity depends on you. Jesus had to seek sanctification for the sake of his disciples, from the twelve down to everyone of us today that believe in His name.
If Jesus could carry on till the end, because He realized that you and I and the entire world, depend on His sacrifice, His sanctification and his assignment's fulfilment, how much more you and I? We can't afford to live selfish and direction-less lives. That habit of lying, that spirit of fornication, that spirit of breaking other people's heart through your unseriousness, that spirit of malice and anger, that spirit of pornography and masturbation, is actually not dealing with you alone. If you don't sanctify yourself, you will pass unto your children, and several others who will look up to you, the same poor brand of Christian faith and lifestyle.
Unless we arise, and overcome that besetting failure in morals, habits and lifestyle, we are going to become a poor and bad example of leaders, parents, and believers. For the sake of your generation, arise from your slumber. Arise from your un-seriousness with God. For the sake of your children, arise from your lack of focus and ambition. For the sake of the host of heaven, hoping on our generation, to bring back the King of Kings, may we not fail God.
*For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?* (Esther 4:14 (KJV))