A personal reflection as I mark 15 years since I heard the Lord Jesus call me to follow Him. May you be blessed and encouraged!
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One morning in 1999, I felt the Lord ask me this question: “What have you laid up in heaven?”
Without any hesitation, I found myself confidently answering, “I am very active in the church, Lord. I serve in the worship team. I’m in church by 6:30am most Sundays. I also attend cell group and am involved when called upon to contribute in various aspects…” And I rattled on and on with the ‘this’ and ‘that’ of what I had done or was doing then.
Silence. Then the Lord asked again: “That’s nice. So what have you laid up in heaven?”
I was quite taken aback by Him asking the same question a second time. And so, I thought harder and said, “Oh yes, I forgot. I wrote and produced an entire musical for the church last year. For at least six months, I was in church three or…
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