Who are your friends? What type of family do you have? Does Those Around You Encourage you to Love God? These questions may too straight-forward with respect to one’s decision to serve God. But answer them and audit your Christian life with respect to them and see if they need your help to grow or you need their help to grow or pull away.
We are all supposed to find our ways back to our Father and live according to His nature, keep His Word and most especially keep our promises to Him.
There are so many factors that holds a man back from fulfilling these things, chief is the man himself, but aside that is the friends and family influence. Did God not ask Abraham to separate himself from his family in order to walk with Him? Read and Ponder…. Genesis 12:1-20.
Does Those Around You Encourage you to Love God? If not, I would want you to take a second look at things.
Consider what Elkanah, did for Hannah;
‘The next year Elkanah and his family went on their annual trip to offer a sacrifice to the Lord and to keep his vow. But Hannah did not go. She told her husband, “Wait until the boy is weaned. Then I will take him to the Tabernacle and leave him there with the Lord permanently. ” “Whatever you think is best,” Elkanah agreed. “Stay here for now, and may the Lord help you keep your promise. ” So she stayed home and nursed the boy until he was weaned.’ 1 Samuel 1:21-23.
Elkanah did what most family and friends would not do, he knew the value of God to Hannah and the need for her to keep her promise. Does that enjoins you to make decision concerning your stance with God, do they know GOD’s value in your life?
Many are the decisions you have considered towards the things of God but influences from those around either aided your cause or held you back. I ask you to consider wise counsel, seek God, CHOOSE GOD.
Dear LORD, let me not stray away from you due to influence from those around me, cause me to love you more and remain glued to you.
Daily Devotional Guide
You belong to the LORD your GOD
Present your Case to God
Live by the WORD of GOD Everyday!
Do you truly believe in Jesus Christ?
Find God Today!
Consider your Ways and Put God First