11 For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
For everyone who tries to honor himself shall be humbled, and he who humbles himself shall be honored.”
What I’m saying is, if you walk around with your nose in the air, you’re going to end up flat on your face. But if you’re content to be simply yourself, you will become more than yourself.”
“Remember this: everyone with a lofty opinion of who he is and who seeks to raise himself up will be humbled before all. And everyone with a modest opinion of who he is and chooses to humble himself will be raised up before all.”
2. Prayer Points
11 And he said, A certain man had two sons: 12 And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living. 13 And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
Ø Father, I give you permission to refuse my request whenever I am not due to control my desire answer in Jesus’ name. Luke 15:11-13
And he arose and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
Father, in the name of Jesus, by grace, let all of my error be erased and restore me to your original intent in Jesus’ name.
Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee. 13 But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: 14 And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
Ø Whatever you do for repayment purpose lacks rewards.
Likewise, unless you surrender all to me, giving up all you possess, you cannot be one of my disciples.
To have one great thing, you have to forsake some things.
4 groups of people that you need for a startup Luke 14:21.
1. Poor—Lack of Financial Capacity/Lacking sufficient
2. Crippled—Unable to walk or move properly
3. Blind—Lack Vision/Sight
4. Lame– unable to walk normally because of an injury.
6. The Secret
When you follow me as my disciple, you must put aside[d] your father, your mother, your wife, your sisters, your brothers—yes, you will even seem as though you hate your own life. This is the price you’ll pay to be considered one of my followers. And anyone who comes to me must be willing to share my cross and experience it as his own, or he cannot be considered to be my disciple.
Ø Self-denial and sacrifice are the secrets to follow Jesus, and to getting the desired result in life.
5 Secrets of Dedication
1. Dedication is the secret to living
2. Dedication is the highway to greatness
3. Dedication is the devotion for promotion
4. Dedication is the elevator that takes you up to the ladder of life
5. Dedication is the price for results
Dedication means deadly commitment.
• you have not handled the riches of this world with integrity, why should you be trusted with the eternal treasures of the spiritual world?
Ø Be faithful.
9. Question Of The Day
Q: What was the request of the rich man after death?
A: Request Lazarus to dip his fingertip in water and cool off his tongue.
…be inspired, live an abundant life, and help others.