Apostle Grace Lubega
Genesis 30:27 (KJV); And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake.
Every relationship we establish ought to bear fruit. This means that in any relationship, you should be adding value to someone, they should be adding value to you or you should both be adding value to each other.
For this reason, it is important to yield to God enough to hear His voice of counsel about your relationships.
When you don’t hear God about the friendships you make, you open yourself to establishing connections that could lead to your destruction or frustration.
The presence of Jacob in Laban’s life brought Laban great blessings. The presence of Abraham in Lot’s life caused Lot to prosper even as Abraham prospered.
Some people are swimming in the murky waters of stagnation because they have not seriously examined their friendships. They are stuck in relationships in which there is absolutely no exchange of value. If you are not exchanging value, you are exchanging irrelevance, breeding rebellion, and setting yourself up for failure.
It is a good thing to choose people who are good for you. There is nothing selfish about surrounding yourself with those that make you a better person.
Re-examine your friendships and associations and reweigh them against the scales of value addition.
FURTHER STUDY: Proverbs 27:17, Acts 18:25-28
GOLDEN NUGGET: It is a good thing to choose people who are good for you. There is nothing selfish about surrounding yourself with those that make you a better person. Re-examine your friendships and associations and reweigh them against the scales of value addition.
PRAYER: Loving Father, I thank You for this Word. I thank You because my spirit hears Your voice of counsel as regards the relationships I establish. I bear fruit in all my friendships because they are all ordered by Your divine wisdom. In Jesus’ name, Amen.