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God Blesses the Committed (6 of 7)
So don't get tired of doing what is good. Don't get discouraged and give up, for we will reap a harvest of blessing at the appropriate time. 10 Whenever we have the opportunity, we should do good to everyone, especially to our Christian brothers and sisters.
We lack commitment today in our lives! For that very reason is hard for God to bless us. We don't stay at things long enough to get the blessing or the reward. So don't get tired of doing what is good. Don't get discouraged and give up, for we will reap a harvest of blessing at the appropriate time
Webster's Dictionary tells me that - Commitment means an agreement or pledge to do something in the future
With out commitment
Contracts are broken
Marriages are dissolved
Wars are lost
Children are abandoned
Buildings are not completed
Bills are not paid
Jobs are terminated
Development is hindered
Discipleship is non-existent
A college man walked into a photography studio with a framed picture of his girlfriend. He wanted the picture duplicated. This involved removing it from the frame. In doing this, the studio owner noticed the inscription on the back of the photograph:
"My dearest Tom, I love you with all my heart. I love you more and more each day. I will love you forever and ever. I am yours for all eternity." It was signed "Helen," and it contained a P.S.: "If we ever break up, I want this picture back." Helen was obviously not completely committed to that relationship she had already planed for the back door.
The pathway to hell is paved with good intentions. Intentions are not commitments. We are not a generation of commitments but loopholes. We are often committed to the idea but not to the task.
John Maxwell--in his book "Be a people person"-----states--"Until I am committed, there is a hesitancy, a chance to draw back. But the moment I definitely commit myself, then God moves also, and a whole steam ...
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