TREM Devotional – Learn To See The Potential In People


Subject: Study To See The Potential In Folks [19th July 2018]

“And Barnabas decided to take with them John, whose surname was Mark. However Paul thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work” Act 15:37-38

John, when he noticed the challenges of ministry, modified his thoughts about his name into ministry. He mentioned I didn’t know that is how it’s (Acts 13:13). He thought it’s about folks calling him daddy! He thought it’s about dressing in native apparel and good fits. He ran again to Jerusalem to inform them, “I’m not anymore. This one I’ve carried out is okay. Is it by pressure? He known as me however I’m not known as once more.”

Now, what occurred is that when John Mark received again house, he realized he was simply being immature. He realized that certainly there was a name on his life. So, he determined; look I’ll return to ministry. At occasions worry comes earlier than religion. He was afraid that was why he ran away. However when he received again house, he found that the decision wouldn’t permit him to relaxation. So, he determined to return to ministry. Now on coming again, Barnabas mentioned let’s take him alongside however Paul mentioned “No; not this one. No method, I don’t belief him.” Paul forgot that it was grace that stored him. Paul reasoned that he’ll abandon them when the journey turns into fierce No, not this one! We are able to’t take him.” Barnabas mentioned let’s take him.

Barnabas noticed past muscle tissue and bones. Barnabas noticed potential. Paul mentioned no and left. He took Silas whereas Barnabas took John Mark with a realizing that there’s nonetheless one thing inside him. Isn’t he like Jesus? Keep in mind that Barnabas additionally took Saul (later Paul) as a result of he noticed potential in him. I problem you at the moment to look past the error, see the potential and assist any individual alongside.

Additional studying: Acts 15:37-41, 2 Timothy four:11, Psalm 139:13-18

Day by day Bible Studying: Morning- Psalms 23-25; Night- Acts 21:18-40

Written by Dr. Mike Okonkwo; Is the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM); a flexible man of God with over 30 years of devoted service unto the Lord.