Every man loves and desires success; there is none that hate success in life. Success is sweat, while failure is painful. Success is a product that comes by following the due process or path for it, which is contained in scriptures Jos. 1:8. From scriptures, we discover that the master key for all-round success in life is dedication to kingdom advancement endeavor, also known as kingdom stewardship or service Mat. 6:28-33; Psa. 34:10. Like now, the seven-fold redemptive package (power, riches, wisdom, strength, honor, glory, and blessing), which guarantee an outstanding life, are accessible through serving God Rev. 5:12; Mat. 6:33.
What are the Virtues in Kingdom Stewardship that will make for Success?
A commitment to kingdom service secures divine presence Mat. 28:19-20; Lk. 10:1. We understand from scriptures that divine presence is what makes all the difference in life Exo. 33:14-15.
How does divine presence result into success? Divine presence destroys all oppositions on the path of our glorious destiny, thereby giving access to our desired goal and target Psa. 114:1-7; 24:7-10. Divine presence engenders access to the path of life, which results in knowing the right thing to do to command the desired result Psa. 16:11; Isa. 58:8. Divine presence imparts with divine abilities, which enables to accomplish the desired goal and target Pro. 13:20; 27:17. In essence, commitment to kingdom stewardship secures divine presence, divine presence commands supernatural breakthrough, which result in the success of the believer.
The commitment to kingdom stewardship invokes the release of grace on the believer 1Cor. 15:9-11. We must understand that serving God is a choice, not a gift not a calling Jos. 24:15. When we make the choice, God supplies the grace for our steadfast and productive stewardship 1Pet. 5:10; 1Cor. 15:10,58. Grace is what makes great; the more the grace, the higher the believer rises in greatness 2Cor. 9:8; 1Cor. 15:10. In essence, kingdom advancement stewardship triggers the release of grace, and grace empowers the believer to become great in life.
Scriptural Examples of Success stories that were made on the platform of Serving God.
He was a failure at 75 when he met with God Gen. 12:1-4. But he became committed to serving God to the point that God referred to him as His servant Psa. 105:42. Abraham emerged from serving God as a generational success story that today no one can be connected to God’s blessing without him Gal. 3:13-14.
He made an attempt at pursuit of his vision at age 40 and failed, which led him to self exile Exo. 2:11-15. God met him at 80, and instructed Moses to get back at the vision, and to Egypt where he ran from Exo. 3:6-10. Moses committed himself to do God’s work, and on the platform serving God he emerged the greatest prophet in bible history Num. 12:6-8; Deu. 34:7-10.
In conclusion, serving God has the capacity to turn any dummy into a celebrated giant Lk. 22:25-27. Your choice is all you need to get started and turn the story of your life around dramatically. Make the right choice now!
To anyone reading this that will love to give his/her life to Christ, pray this prayer out loud with me from your heart: “Lord Jesus, I surrender my life to you today. Forgive me my sins; wash me with your blood. I believe you died for me, on the third day you rose again that I may be justified. Right now, I believe that my sins are forgiven; I’m justified by your blood; I’m born-again; I’m saved; I’m a child of God; I’m free from the power of sin to serve the living God. Thank you Jesus for receiving me; thank you Jesus for restoring me; thank you Jesus for
Father in the name of Jesus, I make the choice to become dedicated to kingdom service from this moment, let grace for steadfastness be released on me now Deu. 30:19.