Dedication in stewardship
Dedicated: to be committed, devoted, obligated to the doing of something , donated, sold out to a cause at a cost
Mark 4:24, Luke 8:18
You will not be a candidate for what you do not have a hunger for from God.
You will only be made if you’re a follower.
Define what you’re in church for, whether you’re there just for a miracle or you want your entire destiny to be moulded.
It’s not enough to just serve God for one day.
Acts 10:1-2, Galatians 6:9
It is dedication that results in our distinction.
Dedication is costly (John 10:17-18)
In your dedication to God you’ll have to give up certain things that are in conflict with the area of your dedication.
Serving God is not a sprint, it’s a marathon.
You’ll only win in your walk with God if you’re consistent. (Matthew 24:46)
Consistence in your dedication to God applies to every area in which you serve God.
satan knows that you’ll not see results if you don’t do a good thing consistently.
You’ll face resistance whenever you want to be consistent in your dedication to God.
Matthew 26:58. Habakkuk 2:3
It is God’s nature to be consistent (Malachi 3:6, Revelation 1:8)
Serving God for life regardless of circumstances must be everyone’s target in life and ďestiny.
Rewards are not given for starting a race but for finishing it.
What does it take to serve God consistently?
1.Do it as if you’re the only person around ( 1 Corinthians 3:9)
Maintain your individuality so that you’re not offended by the behaviour of others
2.Serve God with patience and endurance (Jeremiah 6:16, Galatians 6:16, Matthew 24:12)
3 Maintain your joy (Habakkuk 3:18, Hebrews 12:1-3)
When joy dries up many people give up on their service.
It is joy fast kept Jesus running till the end of his race.
4.Connect with divine help ( Acts 26:22, Hebrews 12:28)
What are the benefits of stewardship?
Exodus 23:25, Psalm 89:34-35
Of all the different kinds of kingdom service, soul winning wins you the most rewards.
1.Answers to prayer (John 15:16)
2.Honor (1 Samuel 2:30, Proverbs 14:28)
3.Supernatural prosperity (Matthew 6:29-33, Psalm 112:1-3, Job 36:11, Psalm 34:10)
4.Supernatural supplies (Luke 22:45
5.Divine covering (Luke 10:17-19)
6.Divine wisdom (Mark 16:20, Proverbs 11:30)
7.Supernatural breakthrough (Luke 5:3)
8.Commanding the supernatural (Mark 16:20)
9.Divine health (Exodus 23:25, Proverbs 13:17, Isaiah 38:1-5)