When God Calls You
‘FOLLOW ME< AND I WILL MAKE YOU.......’ (Mark 1 v 17 *NKJV)
If you think you are not qualified to be used by God, start changing the way you think!
When Elijah called Elisha he was ploughing. When Jesus called Peter he was fishing. To follow God, Elisha had to leave farming and Peter had to leave fishing. Can you imagine a disciple’s wife saying “How are we going to pay the bills?”
Following God is like stepping out on tissue paper and discovering solid rock underneath. But you will never discover the rock unless you are willing to step onto the tissue paper. When God asks you to walk away from a security base that’s been part of your life, you take your talents with you.
Matthew, an accountant, took his pen and wrote the first book of the New Testament. When David went to Saul’s palace he took his harp, and went on to write Psalms we still sing today. That is why it is important to know who is calling you, and to have it confirmed by trusted leadership. If you run before the starter fires the gun you will be disqualified from the race.
When God calls you, keep these four things in mind;
1. There is a price to be paid. If you are willing to pay it you can have God’s best.
2. There is a path to be walked. Each step is a step of faith.
3. There are principles to be observed. You have got to God’s will, God’s way, in order to be blessed.
4. There is a promise to sustain you.
“........Do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with wherever you go.” (Joshua 1 v 9 *NIV)
*NKJV New King James Bible Version
*NIV New International Bible Version
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