Winning Wisdom: Mind Your Path-Flatimes

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Winning Wisdom: Mind Your Path

Topic: Mind Your Path [Tuesday, 5th September 2017]

Peter seeing him saith to Jesus, Lord, and what shall this man do?  Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.  John 21:21‭-‬22

In the proceeding verses of John 21, Christ gives Peter a couple of instructions on what to do after He was gone. And then He told Peter and John to follow. Now, Peter and John were together when Christ was giving the instructions to Peter, but He (Christ) didn’t as much as breath a word to John. Peter gets concerned about this, as John is the disciple whom Christ loved. So he asks the Master “what shall this man do?” Jesus’ reply is simple and straight to the point: “what is your business, just follow me and do as I’ve told you.” A lot of us get carried away wondering what assignment the other man is given. This may stem from pride, as we reason that we were seemingly given all the work to do. Or just plain curiosity.

This curiosity could actually steer us so far from what we are to do, as we are too busy wondering what the other man is doing. Truth is, it is not our place to worry about what the other man is doing for the advancement of the kingdom. I’m not saying don’t check on him, or advice him when he is towing the wrong path, or deviating from his assignment. I’m saying don’t go asking what he was sent to do, forgetting what you are to do. His assignment is between him and his Master, mind your path and follow the Master.

Keep winning daily.


Dear Father, thank You for the work You’ve called me into for You. Help me diligently follow You, and not get distracted, in Jesus' Name Amen.

By Esun Tekeme