Ministering Pst. Adeyemi Idowu
When Grace brings you up, it’s dedication that will keep there.
If excellent is your pursuit dedication is critical. Dedication is key to remain relevant. You can never know the greatness of a seed until it is planted. If your goal is excellence, dedication is inevitable. They one that want to look upon, doesn’t look around…Mark. 8:34-35
What is Dedication?
- It is self-denial in one’s quest to accomplish a given task or to deliver a given mandate. Mrk. 8:34-35. Anytime you seek rest, you would soon rust away. Anytime you are seeking rest instead of seeking the kingdom of God you will soon rust away. Lk. 9:23-24
- It means to be dead to self and alive to God in the pursuit of any kingdom task. Phil. 1:21. If you have not seen what to die for, you have not seen what to live for. 1 Cor. 9:16 If you haven’t seen what to die for, you are just living a wasted live.
- It means making one’s life a seed unto God after the order of Christ. Jn. 12:24-26. Jn. 12:24-26. Dedication is what gives value to our destiny. Giving your Life to Christ is the surest investment package. If you’re not ready to stretch, you cannot spread effectively. 1 Cor. 9:17. Dedication makes us elastic to accommodate Gods Glory. If you give God your life He will manage it effectively. In the kingdom, dedication to God and the interests of the kingdom is the mystery behind the rise of giants. Gen. 18:16-33, Is. 51:1, Is. 51:1-3
IF YOU ARE NOT READY TO TAKE IT HARD, YOU WILL NOT FLY HIGH IN LIFE
Key Areas of Dedication
- Kingdom advancement prayers. Gal. 4:19, Job. 42:10 Be committed to pray for the needs of others.
- Soul winning. Every Winner win souls. Jn. 15:16 Soul winning is a commandment of Jesus. Soul winning is not a choice, you have been ordained. Once you are a believer you have been ordained to win soul. Every soul winner must be Wise. You don’t need to threaten people with the apostles testimonies, share yours – When winning soul you don’t need to pose with the testimony in the bible, lead them with your testimony or the church and her brethren.
- Financial stewardship. You don’t need to start giving big, start small. Any time you give under coercion, it will not attract blessing. Don’t borrow to pay God…
Benefits of Dedication
1. Open rewards. Matt. 6:6
2. Divine Honour. Jn. 12:26
3. Divine protection Dan. 3:16-20, 6:5-22 When you are on the go, the fire of life cannot burn you. Gospel bearers are power carriers.
Prophetic declarations: Any lions that wants to eat you on the goal for Jesus. They shall not reach you in Jesus name. Amen!!!