WEDNESDAY, 22ND MAY, 2019.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “YOU CANNOT ARRIVE AT A DESTINATION YOU DO NOT KNOW”
ANCHOR TEXT: “Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee”
1 Kings 17:9.
To a person who has lost direction, everywhere he faces looks like it. If you do not know where you are going, chances are you will follow someone else who knows his or her direction. Getting one’s bearing right is vital to effectiveness and significance. It is where you are going that must dictate who you choose as friends, who to marry, where to live, the steps to take, the lifestyle you will adopt among others. Hence, King Solomon, the wisest man who ever lived, declared: ‘where there is no vision the people perish’ (Proverbs 29:18). It is difficult, if not impossible, to deliver a message or run errands effectively and successfully either for God or for man without a clear-cut direction. Knowing your destination, better still, knowing how to get there separates you from mere wanderers. (more…)