“…. I harden my body with blows and bring it under complete control, to keep myself from being disqualified….” —1 Corinthians 9:27 (GNT)

Having established the importance of making the necessary sacrifices for your future, someone might say, but is it essential to make sacrifices before you can achieve the life of your dreams? Well, it is crucial because the life you truly want to live will not fall on your laps. It will take work and sacrifice to make it happen. Anyone you see today, who has achieved anything, made sacrifices at one time or the other, but sadly, most people don’t see the story of successful people. It is only their glory that they see. However, the truth remains that behind every success is a sacrifice that has been made at one time or the other. So, you must make a conscious decision to make necessary sacrifices for the things you want to achieve in your life.

Interestingly, not doing anything regarding your dreams and pursuits is a sacrifice because you have made up your mind to sacrifice your goals by doing nothing. But if you do something, you are sacrificing to bring that dream to reality. So, make the right choice today and know what you are going to do. No tangible thing achieved today in the world came without sacrifice. And there won’t be any tangible thing that will take place in your life if you do not make sacrifices. Our Lord Jesus Christ, before He could offer Himself for us and achieved the name above every other name, He made a sacrifice. The Bible recorded that “…He always had the nature of God, but He did not think that by force He should try to remain equal with God. Instead of this, of His own free will he gave up all he had and took the nature of a servant. He became like a human being and appeared in human likeness. He was humble and walked the path of obedience all the way to death- his death on the cross…”Philippians 2:6-7 (GNT). Did you see that? He gave up everything so that He could become our representative and give us the life we enjoy today. So, get to work, start making sacrifices today. Praise God!

TODAY’S RHEMA

Not making sacrifices for your goals and dreams is a sacrifice itself that will cost you your goals and dreams!

CONFESSION FOR THE DAY

All-powerful and every living father, I thank you for making me understand the importance of sacrifice. I declare that henceforth, I will make the necessary effort towards the things I want to achieve and become in life. I refuse to waste any more time but choose to go for the things I want to achieve before the year rounds up in the name of Jesus. Amen!


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