Text: Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. (Ephesians 6:10 ESV)
Brother Paul was addressing the believers who have a relationship with the Lord already. It is a call for us to grow in knowing God. For one to be strong in the Lord it requires one to first cultivate a relationship with him after coming in contact with The Lord Jesus Christ. It is not enough to give your life to Jesus but you must work on building your friendship with him. To achieve this, it requires a conscious effort. It will not and never happens by chance. As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: (1 Peter 2:2 KJV).[Tweet ” It is not enough to give your life to Jesus but you must work on building your friendship with him. “]
You will have to;
1) Hunger & thirst for the friendship
2) Devote time, resources, efforts and energy to build the friendship
3) Protect the friendship by being careful the way you live your life on a daily basis.
It is in doing these and more that we start to be strong in The Lord. May The Lord provoke in your heart a sincere desire to know him more. May you find him, when you seek him with all of your heart.
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Pst. Chi -Passion for Christ (PFC)