You see, we are all called to run a race for Jesus, and repentance is the starting line of that race. It’s futile to try to run the race if you never made it to the starting line to begin with! This is the problem with many believers today. They are trying to follow the Lord, but they have never truly repented and surrendered their lives to Jesus Christ. The result of the false gospel so prevalent today can be seen in churches full of half-hearted Christians whose lives are still centered on selfishness and the principles of the world. Jesus came to bring the kingdom of God to the earth. He came to completely transform individuals, families and nations from the inside out – a radical revolution that would change the world through obedient, blood-bought servants who are willing to bow their knee and say, “Lord, after all You have done for me, what would You have me do for You?” – WRITTEN BY BROTHER YUN

Monday, July 27, 2015


“...But one sinner destroys much good.” – Ecclesiastes 9:18

In Jonah Chapter 1 we read that Jonah ran away from the presence of God. Actually He doesn’t want to obey God’s will. God asked him to go to Ninevah but he headed away. 

He committed a sin by disobeying God’s word and direction. He boarded a ship to go to Tarshish. No one in that ship knew that Jonah was running away from God. They accepted him as a passenger and started their journey. 

But the Lord sent out a great wind against the ship. The ship was about to be broken and so the mariners were so afraid. They knew that their life is in terrible danger. But they were not responsible for what was happening. 

It was the sin of Jonah that made God to come against that ship. Because of the sin and disobedience of Jonah, the mariners’ life was in danger. Already God was so angry about the people of Ninevah. Every moment Jonah delays were actually a danger to the people of Ninevah also. Because of Jonah everyone life was in danger. 

That’s what Bible clearly says that one sinner destroys much good. You might say that you are the one who is committing sins and then how come other people are related to it. When you commit a sin, it destroys your own life and the plan of God that was upon your life. 

You might be called to do God’s work. Your sinful life might delay the work of God through your life and every moment it gets delayed, you have to understand that one soul was getting affected somewhere because of you. You are responsible for that soul. 

God called a young man to submit his life to Him for His glory when he was actually dying because of a terrible disease. The young man somehow wanted to live and so he told God that he will do His work if He heals him. God accepted his prayers and healed him completely. 

Days passed but the young man was so reluctant to do God’s work. He was disobeying God and has no concern for other people. One day God gave him a vision in which multitudes were falling in the pit of hell. And then God spoke to him that he is responsible for those perishing souls. God broke his heart through that vision and then he yielded him completely for God’s work. His name was Lester Sumrall one of the great healing evangelist used by God for His glory. 

When Jonah turned from his disobedient ways and yielded to God’s word, the mariners were saved and also the people of Ninevah repented and got saved.  

My dear young friends, if you turn away from your sinful ways and surrender your life to God with complete obedience to His will, He will bless you richly. And through you many souls will be blessed. Every moment that you delay will affect your life and someone else life. So get back to God quickly and be blessed.

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