So you want to be used by God? No problem BUT learn to be patient first.

Did you know that soon after Paul and John had lifted the crippled man, they were thrown in jail?( Acts 3). They were certainly used by the Holy Spirit but why were they treated so miserably? It is easy to request that God use you for his work and it's certainly noble but you have to be ready to face the backlash and persecution that ensue thereafter.
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So you want to be used by God? It's not as easy as it sounds
Have you considered the implications that would come with serving God? Are you ready for them?

We can imagine the face-off that must have happened between the apostles, Peter and John, and the religious leaders known as the Sanhedrin. Where some would think it is a good deed to heal the sick or help the needy, others would find it shameful for a faction to do such thing without proper authorization. You wonder what kind of world we live in. You might have seen that many servants of God are branded as thieves, crooks and all sorts of qualifiers because they proclaim the word of God and perfom the workd of God in the world.

Bishop Innocent Rugagi was accused of being a crook from an article some press released to defame him by posting a picture with a basket full of money. If you get to read the full story, which you can find by clicking this link, you will realize that a fundraiser set to help a poor family in need was twisted into an all-time mischievous act. Other times it was said there’s some kind of snakes that give him power to perform miracles and all kinds of despicable articles.

You get to wonder what would drive people to write such articles? The answer is simple. They don’t want the works of God to be known. The world does not root for good deeds and kindness; instead, terrible breaking news and bad news are what drive audiences and views on youtube.

If you get to read such posts, it would be wise to wonder if the individual at the center of a story is as bad as they are portrayed. Make your won research to be properly informed and read the full background of what is said happened. Nowadays, it is eady to cut parts of a video and transform them into a sequence that never actually took place by twisting the words one has said. Yes, today’s technology can do that. You can ready this article to know more of what is done with all the tools accessible in our era.

For one whose heart is set to be used by God, Bishop Rugagi advises in the following video to not sever the relationship you have with God. Stand firm and firmly attached to the one who called you because the world will never like you for who you are or the good deeds you do.

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