13 So rend your heart, and not your garments; return to the Lord your God, for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness; and He relents from doing harm.
Today’s Inspiration: Though things do not turn out to our expectation, continue to rend our hearts not our garments for we never know that out of the blues He might grant mercy upon us and leave us with a blessing. Such is the nature of our Lord our God. Joel 2:13-14. The Lord is gracious and compassionate and does not desire to bring calamity to us. It’s best to conform to His ways for His ways are always righteous.
In the land of famine, God can make all things possible. Do not fear but be strong instead. As He has multiplied the seeds of Isaac in the land of famine in Genesis 26:12, He will make your seed fruitful beyond your comprehension, He can do it again.
Relationship with God then with man matters. People might forget what you say but surely they will not forget how you care for them. Your success lies in how people perceive you. Whatever is internal is eternal and whatever is external is temporal. Temporal will die but eternal lives forever. Statistics has shown that 70 percent of the reasons why people patronise your products lies in your emotional competency and relationship skills. Relationship matters in all aspects of life and it’s for this reason that the Lord our God through John devoted John 15:1-17 on abiding relationship, the measure of your fruitfulness. Man is like a tree. He is recognised by his fruitfulness. Matthew12:33. The goodness of a man lies in the words he speaks of which he had to give account on the day of judgement for every idle word spoken. You will be rewarded by your attitude which is measured by the words you speak. V37. God be praised for His mercifulness.
Prayer: O Lord God guard the door of my lips. May it be filled with words of praises and edification. Take away every uncleanness inside of me that my word will be pleasant to the listeners that bring glory to Your name. In Jesus name Amen.