TOPIC: PUTTING HANDS TO THE PLOUGH
TEXT: LUKE 9:62
MINISTER: EVANGELIST UCHE DAVIES
62. And Jesus said unto him, no man, having put his hands to the plough, and looking back is fit for the kingdom of God
There are two kingdoms, we have the kingdom of God and the kingdom of darkness. But there are principles that directs and guides in each kingdoms. These kingdoms has master in charge of them.
If you fail to do what the master commanded you to do, you will not enjoy the kingdom better. In the kingdom of darkness anything goes there, you are free to do anything, but you are not expected to be holy in that kingdom.
The Greatest Enemy of this kingdom is holiness. But in the kingdom of God, if you fail to posses holiness then you are not fit to be in that kingdom, because the lifestyle of every one in the kingdom is holiness. It is a good thing to put hands on a plough, it is a bad thing to look back while your hands are on the plough.
The day you surrender your life to Jesus, from that day your hands was place on the plough, if you are a righteous man, your hands are on the plough. What will now be your gain, when you now decide to look back to the old lifestyle of yours? When a man has the mentality to commits sin, he will continue to visit his old lifestyle gradually. If there is any old thing God want us to do
Thus saith the Lord, stand ye in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein
God want us to ask of the old paths, not to go back to our old lifestyle. Where are the youth that want to take the steps of our Great fathers in the Lord? Sin has hidden our youth so that they would not be seen in their Generation. Worldly lust, worldly pleasures has capture the heart of many youth today. Sin will make you not to be seen in your Generation, if you want to be seen in your Generation and make impact then depart from sin!
God is waiting for us to come back to him. Why because he said that he is not happy to see a sinner dying ( Ezekiel 33:12). There is one thing that will disqualify you from making heaven! And that is putting your hands on the plough and looking back. You cannot be focus on two places at the same time. You cannot serve two masters at the same time. You must choose one. If you want to focus on sin, then focus on it wholeheartedly, but don’t forget that it will cost you your life that is death!
For the wages of sin is death
And if you want to focus on righteousness, then focus on it wholeheartedly also there is a reward for such act and that is eternal life. If you have not surrender your life to Jesus, it means your hands are not yet on the plough.
It takes only those that their hands are on the plough to make heaven. But when the person start looking back it will be a Great lost to that fellow, because Bible said the person is not fit for the kingdom of God.
What is that challenges that you are passing through presently that want to make you to look back? Remember Jesus has conquer for you already all you need to do is to surrender to him now so that he can make you outstanding in your Generation!
Sin will make you not to be seen in your Generation, for you to be seen in your Generation and make impact, then depart from sin!