Deny Yourself

Sadly this is the feeling that a lot of people have, and it is incorrect. God is not lucky to have you, and serving Him is more than a Sunday morning drop in. Jesus says that if you are going to follow me you must deny you. To deny myself is to deny my own ambitions, desires, and wants. It is to deny what I want to do in favor of doing what God would have me to do.

-By Apostle David Spearman

Jesus states in Luke 9:23, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.” What does it mean for me to deny myself? Shouldn’t God be glad that I chose to become a Christian? I mean after all I could be doing something else with my Sunday mornings other than going to church.

Sadly this is the feeling that a lot of people have, and it is incorrect. God is not lucky to have you, and serving Him is more than a Sunday morning drop in. Jesus says that if you are going to follow me you must deny you. To deny myself is to deny my own ambitions, desires, and wants. It is to deny what I want to do in favor of doing what God would have me to do. We all have dreams and goals, can I give them up so that I can fulfill what God has in store for me. Let’s be honest, most of the time we do not ask God about our ambitions, what we do is say okay Lord this is what I want to do, now You bless it and make it happen.

Are you willing to forget yourself, lose sight of yourself, deny your own interest? If you are then you can be His disciple.

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