Surrendering my plans to the Lord!
If you don't feel strong desires for the manifestation of the glory of God, it is not because you have drunk deeply and are satisfied. It is because you have nibbled so long at the table of the world. Your soul is stuffed with small things, and there is no room for the great.
The world has yet to see what God can do with and for and through and in a man who is fully and wholly consecrated to Him.
Dwight L. Moody
I am a software developer, and one of my desires is to build a software development company. During the retreat at TOG, during the last prayer session, God was convicting me of my desire for this. I knew that the previous week, I had a chance to prepare more for the retreat message, but I was not able to do it because I was so busy with my sideline. My desire for the Lord was taken away by the little things of this world. My heart has no more room for the great.
There was a struggle in my heart, will I follow God and give up all my sideline? And to use the remaining time after work for God's glory. Will that satisfy me? What about my future?
Actually, the real question is, will a software development company really satisfy me?
Only God can truly satisfy.
For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will find it.
The seed falling among the thorns refers to someone who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful.
At the retreat, I felt like I was at a tipping point, will I full
Lord I commit to you the following:
1. I will just finish my last sideline with bluemacay.
2. I will do excellently at IOM.
3. The rest of the time after work will be devoted to the expansion of God's kingdom. Trust in God. Kayo na bahala Lord.