“Abide in Me …” —John 15:4
June 14, 2012
What I got from this verse is that the matter of abiding with God has no better time than now. The verse says “abide in me” and doesn’t have any prerequisites or requirements or stamped on a later date and time. It was foolish of me to previously think “I will enjoy my life first and do this things then I will abide in God.” a very very foolish thing to say.
Who am I to make my God wait for me? It is like a maid telling their boss: “Yes I will work and do what I’m supposed to but not now, I’m watching TV, I’ll watch the baby later, cook later after I finish what I want to do.” Would that be acceptable? If it isn’t then me following God with a big “Later” stamp is also not acceptable.
There is no better time than now. How can God work in me if I don’t abide by Him? How can I see His wonders if I’m inhibiting Him myself? It is not fear of failure but it is love, true love acts and if that is true with me and God, then abiding in Him is what I got to do today.