You have been given 86,400 seconds today, this is the same time that Bill Gates has and it is the same time that the Coca-Cola company has. What you do about this time depends on you. – @PastorRan.
The nature of my professional job has given me the opportunity to meet CEOs and business executives of many huge companies in the world. I have noted one significant trait about these men/women in business. The single trait that they have is that they have mastered the use of their time. This is something that successful people know how to manage very well. I have seen many young graduates who would show up for business meetings late and will provide an excuse that they were stuck in traffic. Successful CEOs don’t consider jammed traffic as a valid excuse. They have drive, passion and want results. Their time has the same value as their money so they will not allow anyone to waste it. Do you know that you have been given 86,400 seconds today to use? I have heard most people say they wished they have enough time. But this is the same time used by everyone on this earth. God did not create you and gave you less time. You are given the same number of time as a millionaire in China or Europe, how you use it depends on you. Here is what the Bible says:
Romans 12:3 “For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you”.
A wise man/woman would use their time wisely. Wise people plan, strategise, meet their life’s goals and have a vision and purpose for their lives and family. An unwise person would use their time conversing with the wrong friends, watch TV, attend late night parties and wonder where their life has gone. God does not want you to be deceived. He wants you to be an eternal success.
A wise man or woman invests in the furtherance of the gospel. I have met many wise people who have sowed precious seeds in my ministry because they have a vision of taking the gospel to the lost. The last time I checked where this devotional was being read, I was amazed to find out that it is being read in China, Hing Kong, Trinidad and Tobago, Finland, Japan etc. These are part of the world that Jesus said we should go and preach the good news. Jesus said we should go into all the worlds and preach the gospel to all in the world.
You have to take every opportunity that God has given you in this lifetime. What you need to know about opportunities in this lifetime is that you have to take it in the lifetime that God has given you. There is no better time than now and there is no better place than right here. If you have been knocked down by the issues of life, I urge you to fall on your back and look up because if you can look up, you can get up.
Join me in this prayer right now. Claim every word in it as yours and receive it now.
Father, give me the grace to use my time wisely. I have been given 86,400 seconds today and I will use it wisely for the furtherance of your gospel. I will not fold my arms or complain but I will match on to victory in the mighty name of Jesus. Amen.
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