KEY SCRIPTURE: Hebrews 6:12″ That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.”
One great lesson of all times is to learn to follow. Following makes things easier because you are not the starter but a follower or learner.
Our key scripture teaches us not to be slothful or lazy but to be alert and diligent to learn from those who have succeeded. The Bible said they inherited the promises through faith and patience.
Hebrews 13:7 has the following to say “Remember they which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God; whose faith follow, consider the end of their conversation”. We are to remember those who have taught us the word of God. He says we must follow their faith. To follow the faith of somebody is to consider the steps of faith taken by an individual as well as the outcome of these exploits,so you do likewise resting on the fact that if it went well with them it will go well with you.
The Holy Spirit gave an all-time statement after Heb. 13:7 as follows “Jesus Christ the same yesterday,today and forever”.(Hebrews 13;8) This scripture means the Lord Jesus who did not fail , these men who taught us the word of God and honored their faith stance would likewise honour your faith stance for He does not change. Note the man with an example to follow or learn from him.
You can never be a failure following successful people. In the worst case scenario you would become like them. And remember these are successful men. The Bible said we must not be slothful to follow such people.
In our times God has raised a number of generals who have achieved so much for God and we would do good for ourselves and the next generation after us to learn from the life, faith and experiences of such men. An example of a few of some of these men who have passed on into glory are Dr Billy Graham, Kenneth E Hagin, Archbishop Benson Idahosa, Smith Wiglesworth, Rev Mckweon and many more,
For some of those who are living in our times are men like our pastors and other leaders who taught us the word of GOD and many more. Get to know their stories and learn from their examples.
O heavenly father help me to learn from the examples of all those who have taught me the word and by their faith made exploits.
Matthew 4:19. “And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”
2 Timothy 3:14. “But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them;”