What I’ve Learned: To Be Successful, I Must Be Going God’s Way
This guy is riding with a friend of his. When they came to a red light, the driver shot right through it. So the guy that is the passenger asks him, “Why’d you do that?” The driver says to the passenger, well this is how my brother drives. They come to another red light, and again, he shoots right through it. So the passenger ask him again, “Why’d you do that?” Again, he tells him this is how his brother drives. Finally they come to a green light, and he slams on the brakes. The passenger’s heart nearly goes into his throat. So he shout at the guy driving the car, “Why do you do that?!” He replies, “You never know, my brother could be coming the other way.”
Well the truth of that story is you better stop at all red light if you’re going to live and drive the right way.
And the truth is you better obey God’s rules and if you are going to be successful.
And if you are going to be successful you better be going God’s way!
What I’ve Learned: Five Qualifications to be used of God
There are certain qualifications we must have if we would be used of God.
These qualifications do not include great learning, genius, riches, executive ability, and other similar assets that many of us will never have.
Paul has told us, by inspiration, just what they are.
- L. Moody is quoted in the Keswick Calendar as follows:
“Paul sums up five things that God uses: the weak things,’ `the foolish things,’ ‘the base things,’ `the despised things,’ and ‘the things which are not.’
When we are ready to lay down our strength and our weakness before the Lord, He can use us.”—Sunday School Times.
First Things Must Be First To be Going god’s Way
Someone asked John Wanamaker : “How do you get time to run a Sunday school for four thousand scholars, in addition to the business of your stores, your work as Postmaster-General, and other obligations?”
Instantly Mr. Wanamaker replied: “Why, the Sunday school is my business!
All other things are just things.
Forty-five years ago I decided that God’s promise was sure:
‘Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.'”—The King’s Business.
GCRC teaches you and the Lord’s people how to go God’s Way by reaching out to their existing affinity groups. Let your Regional State Missionary come and share with you how your people can use their existing friendships for reaching our lost culture.