Do not measure the success of your life by how many houses, cars, you have or by how much money you possess. You may have a lot of money but be totally lost. Having lots of money and material things is not a sign of spirituality or your intimacy with the Lord. Read Revelations 3:17.
Sinners who hate God are rich.
Never measure the value of your contribution by the testimonies of people you have ministered to. Testimonies are good, however they are not a true measurement of your success in ministry.
Have you been faithful to your calling and your assignment? Have you followed the Lord on his instructions to you regarding your assignment?
The Lord rewards our faithfulness and our obedience, not our ability to accumulate material things like the heathen who do not know God. Continue reading
Daily Archives: October 4, 2020
TEKEL: Weighed in the balance and found wanting.
In the book of Daniel 5, while king Belteshazzar was drinking with his wives and concubines, desecrating holy vessels dedicated to the Lord, he saw a hand appear and write some words on the wall: MENE MENE TEKEL UPHARSIN.
Nobody could give an interpretation of these words, but the queen told the king about Daniel and he was brought before the king. The queen said there was a spirit of excellence in Daniel which made him understand and give solutions to complex, knotty, confusing, difficult issues.
Daniel interpreted the words to the king. What caught my attention is the second word: TEKEL. It means ‘you have been weighed in the balance and found wanting.’ Because Belteshazzar was found wanting, his kingdom was taken away from him and given to another.
This text got me thinking about our relationship with the Lord. Continue reading