Home - Uncategorized - Devotional: Andrew Wommack 27 July 2019 – All The Wrong Reasons

Devotional: Andrew Wommack 27 July 2019 – All The Wrong Reasons

Topic: All The Wrong Reasons [Andrew Wommack Devotional 27 July 2019]

Luke 15:28 ‘And he was angry, and would not go in: therefore came his father out, and entreated him.’

Luke 15:25-28

If this elder son had considered his brother, he would have rejoiced at his return even as his father did. Rather, he was totally self-centered (that’s pride) and became angry. This illustrates Proverbs 13:10; ‘only by pride cometh contention.’

How can we esteem others better than ourselves when in truth we really think we are better than others? Some people are better athletes than others. Some are better businessmen than others. Some are better speakers than others, and so forth. First, we need to recognize that our accomplishments don’t make us better than others. There is a difference between what we do and who we are.

Better performance does not make a better person. A person’s character can be severely wanting even though his performance is good. A classic example of this is found in the Pharisees of Jesus’ day. They did the right things for all the wrong reasons. Inside they were corrupt. So our evaluation of others needs to change. God judges by looking on the inside, not the outside (1 Sam. 16:7). We need to esteem others on a different basis than what most of us do.

Secondly, to esteem someone better than ourselves simply means to value them more than we value ourselves. To some that may seem impossible, but it isn’t.

It is exactly what Jesus did. If Jesus, who was God in the flesh (1 Tim. 3:16), could humble Himself and value our good above His own welfare, then we should certainly be able to do the same. It can happen when we die to self and live to God.

This message was written by The Association of Related Ministries International (ARMI) is an extension of Andrew Wommack Ministries (AWM). ARMI is a unique partnership committed to providing resources to help like-minded ministers succeed in a spirit of excellence and to draw from the experience and expertise of both the AWM and Charis Bible College staff. (www.awmi.net).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

x

Check Also

Music + Video: Motara – See What The Lord Has Done

As a Music Minister, Motara has had the great privilege of being used by God ...

Album: Anyi Na’jagimma – Alphabesto

Outstanding music writer and singer, Alphons A. Ogbonnaya has released his brand new album titled ...

Music: Mimo – Naomi Classik

Sensational and exquisite Nigerian Gospel singer, one of the best vocal coach and startling recording ...

[MUSIC + VIDEO]: Chissom Anthony – He is alive and He reigns

Female Gospel Minister, Chissom Anthony returns with another soul lifting song titles “He is alive and He reigns”  ...

Music: Jesus King of kings – De blessed ft Jerry

United kingdom based Gospel music minister Deblessed is out with another powerful song titled “Jesus ...

Music: Run To You – Deedee Berepiki

Deedee Berepiki the prolific Canada based gospel music minister releases the much anticipated music video ...