The ‘Instead’ Factor!

Purpose-driven achiever

  • Moses was called to be a deliverer but took matters into his own hands and instead committed murder.

  • David was called to be a ruler but instead of ruling his appetite for sexual lust, became an adulterer and murderer.

  • Samson was called to be a judge of the Children of Israel. Instead he allowed his obsession over one woman to provide an opportunity for his enemies to capture and imprison him.

  • Judas was called to be Christ’s disciple but instead he allowed greed and a covetous mindset to control him. After betraying Jesus, his remorse was so great, he committed suicide.

You have been called by God to fulfil a purpose. Is there an ‘instead’ situation in your life threatening to derail that purpose? If so, take heed of these examples.

If you’ve fallen, pick yourself up, call on God, confess and repent of your sin. Rise up in God’s…

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About williwash

A writer, a human rights activist, an adventurer and a poet.
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