Hello, can you believe it? This is the last Monday in the month of April. May I ask you Who have you affected positively in the course of this month? What Impact have you made?
I love the song that says… daily as I live, let my whole be expressions of your grace. I want to add another verse to it “daily as I live, let my very being contribute positively to life.
Have you read or heard the story of Joseph? Oh Joseph was such a man of influence. In the prison, the most uncomely place, the place of depression… Joseph still affect people positively. He couldn’t stand people getting downcast, hence one morning noticed two inmates looking low so he challenged them. Long story short that day, through his gifting he resolved their riddle. He impacted them in such a way that thereafter he could not be forgotten when occasion called for it.
Genesis 40:5-8, 12a ESV 5. “And one night they both dreamed—the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were confined in the prison—each his own dream, and each dream with its own interpretation. 6 When Joseph came to them in the morning, he saw that they were troubled. 7 So he asked Pharaoh’s officers who were with him in custody in his master’s house, “Why are your faces downcast today?” 8 They said to him, “We have had dreams, and there is no one to interpret them.” And Joseph said to them, “Do not interpretations belong to God? Please tell them to me.”12a Then Joseph said to him, “This is its interpretation…
You want to linger in people’s memory? Influence them positively. You want promotion from prison to palace Impact somebody even in your lowly estate. Impact has got nothing to do solely with money. As you end this month and look forward to the new month, may you live in consciousness of a need to make positive impact in the name of Jesus Christ. May you become an in-formidable entity as the Lord lives.