The last time i discussed Moses’ personal development from his fumbling start with God in Exodus 3 and 4 to becoming one of the world’s most effective leaders and servant of God.
I also shared this simple message: No personal development is complete without the God factor.
I will be showing you the simple reason why a connection to God is necessary for your personal development today.
“I am the Real Vine and My Father is the Farmer… And every branch that is grape-bearing He prunes back so it will bear even more. (John 15:1-2)
Jesus showed here the role God, the Father plays in personal development. God prunes every branch that is connected to the Vine (Jesus) to produce more fruits.
A connection to Jesus as the “branch” and the “pruning duties” of God the Father are important factors for any meaningful personal development.
I showed earlier from the story of Moses how God was the main factor that made a carefree, confidence – lacking and palace – trained individual to become a careful, miracle – working, and one of the most effective and productive leaders the world would ever have.
Paul also had the same experience in the New Testament. The turning point for his positive development was his encounter with Jesus in (Acts 9: 3 – 4),
Paul, a once-upon-a-time persecutor of the Christian faith ended up writing nine books of the New Testament promoting the same course he once hated and persecuted!
Paul recognized the God factor in his personal development and declared, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13)
My personal plan was to finish school, get a job, have a family and just enjoy my life doing things my own way. However, the God factor came in strongly and turned things around.
My dramatic personal development as anchored by God since I became a Christian has amazed me. When I look back, I have always seen the hands of God in my personal development over the years.
If you are reading this and you desire a positive or Godly personal development but you have not become a child of God through the confession of Jesus as your Lord and Saviour, you need to say the simple prayer of confession today.
The first step in meaningful personal development is a connection to God through Jesus Christ.
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