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"Procrastination Renders Our Calling Rusty As Savior's Truth Is Not Accepted Totally Everyday!"

By Ramesh C.Reddy
Pittsburgh Standard

January 29, 2007

“When he had gone a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John in a boat, preparing their nets. Without delay he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him." (Mark 1:19-20, NIV)


I asked myself what does Jesus do?
1. Jesus went a little farther after calling Simon and Andrew.
2. Jesus saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John in a boat preparing their nets.
3. Jesus calls them without delay.


Why is it interesting that Jesus calls James and John without delay?
I found it very interesting that Jesus sees James and John and calls them WITHOUT DELAY. There is no procrastination with Jesus. Jesus started His ministry and looked for helpers immediately to help Him carry it through. That is so cool that Jesus turned to fallible human beings to help accomplish His purposes. James and John at hearing the voice of Jesus leave their father Zebedee with the hired help and follow Jesus.


I saw important implications for my own life. When Jesus started his ministry, there is no procrastination with Jesus. Jesus did not delay to look for help to help Him carry His ministry through. I should not delay to seek help when I am doing God's ministry for His honor and glory. I need to seek help without trying to do it alone. Not only that, the implications can be far reaching addressing the issue of not procrastinating in things that need to be done. Jesus did not say to Himself, 'I will call them some other time because I have Peter and Andrew' right now! No, Jesus called them without delay!

I ask you now dear friend, without having to procrastinate, what should you do?
Dear friend, without delay, James and John were called to follow Jesus. Each one of us is called to do things for the Lord. Most importantly, we are called to follow Him in our daily lives without delay. Without delay, the Lord Jesus could be putting things on your heart to start. As James and John followed Jesus without delay, you and I should start to do things we know the Lord wants us to do. There should not be any procrastination at all.

If you are a student, you need to work hard in your studies as unto the Lord. As much as possible as time allows and permit, you should work on your assignments without delay for the honor and glory of the Lord.

If you are a worker, you need to work hard at your jobs and do things you need to do without delay for the honor and glory of the Lord.

If you are parent, son, daughter, wife, husband, etc, you need to take care of things in the family without putting it of whether it is saying to someone, 'I LOVE YOU', going to someone's games, spending quality time with them, without putting it off.

When we procrastinate, we know not what the outcome can be. With procrastination comes regrets too many times: 'Oh I wish I had done that sooner!' 'Oh, I wish I had called so and so, now they are gone', etc. Each of you know what you need to be doing and you should not put it off as you depend on the Lord to guide you and lead you. Jesus' example of WITHOUT DELAY should motivate us to do the same wherever the Lord Jesus has placed us. The important thing is that there needs to be a balance as we depend on our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Amen!

"Procrastination Renders Our Calling Rusty As Savior's Truth Is Not Accepted Totally Everyday!"/"Without having to procrastinate, what should you do?"

Dear Lord Jesus, thank you so much for calling James and John without delay to follow you. You Oh Lord have taught me and reminded me not to procrastinate. It is not always easy Lord not to procrastinate. So, please Lord Jesus forgive me when I have procrastinated and help me so I do not procrastinate. There have been so many times I have faced regrets for procrastinating, especially when it involved others. Redeem our time Oh Lord and help us to follow you diligently. Help us to follow our calling faithfully so it does not become rusty because we have not accepted the truth of your calling totally everyday. Thank you so much Jesus. Thank you for hearing us and answering us! In Your Name I Pray Jesus! Amen!

If you would like to invite Jesus Christ into your heart and make Him a daily part of your life, you can this very moment. You will never be alone. You can claim God's promises for you in the Bible and see them come true, before your eyes, in His wonderful timing. You don't have to wait for a special time to come to the Lord. You can come right now as you pray the prayer below, meaning it in your heart.

God I am a sinner. I am invaded by this deadliest virus. Many times I feel so guilty and yucky inside. I need forgiveness. I am so sorry for my sins. I have not obeyed you with my whole heart! I have gone my own way and done my own things. I still struggle with sin. I need you Jesus in my life so I can receive forgiveness and a new beginning. In the process, I can forgive others as you help me to. Thank you so much Jesus. I accept the antidote you have sent me. I believe Jesus you died for me and your cleansing blood will cleanse me from all my sins. You came back to life to save me. Thank you God I am set free, free from the bondage of sin. Hear my cry Oh Lord. I accept you Jesus into my heart. I make you my Lord and Personal Savior of my life. Thank you Father God for giving me Salvation. Thank you Jesus for coming into my heart and making my heart your home. Thank you for living in me Jesus and I will live for you and serve you the rest of the days of my life. Thank you for being my Lord and personal Savior! I can live a life of peace with you on my side. Thank you that you have heard my prayer and answered me! In your Name I Pray Jesus! AMEN!

No matter what you feel in your heart, know that Jesus has come in and resides with you! You are not alone! To make your walk strong with the Lord, spend time in prayer talking to Him as you would to a friend. You don’t need special words to talk to the Lord. Spend time in His Word reading Psalms and turning them into prayer. Next allow God to heal you and speak to you through the Gospel of John or Gospel of Mark before moving on to other Books of the Bible! Slowly, let the Lord show you to which Scriptures He wants you to go to next. It is also important to be part of a body of believers to help you grow in the faith. Find a Bible believing church that preaches the Word of God from Genesis to Revelation proclaiming Jesus Christ our crucified and risen Lord who brings us hope, healing, and help! But beware of churches who do believe in the Word of God completely but there is no freedom in Christ but legalism involved.

As a student, it is not too late to join a fellowship on campus too this blessed New Year of 2008! May the Lord's presence and peace fill you with His love now and forever! Amen!

Feel free to email me at reddy4hisglory2004@yahoo.com if you want to meet to study the Bible, pray with, talk about spiritual issues or whatever is on your mind! My number is 412-720-4579.

"This is my work and I can do it only because Christ's mighty energy is at work within me." (Colossians 1:29, TLB)

Love in Christ,

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' I AM ' Series Archives:

What kind of L.I.G.H.T do you follow? (Dec 13, 07, 10:09 a.m.)

"What kind of B.R.E.A.D do you eat?" (Dec 08, 07, 10:10 a.m.)

"Who is your S.H.E.P.H.E.R.D?" (June 30, 06)

Gospel of Mark Archives:

Mark 1:1: "What does the G.O.S.P.E.L mean to you?" (Jan 15, 08, 1:15 p.m.)

Mark 1:1-4: "How seriously do you T.E.S.T.I.F.Y about prophesy?" (Jan 12, 08, 11:18 p.m.)

Mark 1:5-8: "Who do you P.O.I.N.T to?" (Jan 16, 08, 8:48 a.m.)

Mark 1:9: How will you take a S.T.A.N.D? (Jan 17, 08, 11:21 a.m.)

Mark 1:9-11: "How is your loving P.R.A.I.S.E?" (Jan 18, 08, 8:53 a.m.)

Mark 1:12-13: "How do you handle T.E.M.P.T.A.T.I.O.N?" (Jan 19, 08, 12:27 p.m.)

Mark 1:14-15: How do you handle T.I.M.E given to you? (Jan 21, 08, 1:31 p.m.)

Mark 1:16-18: "What kind of P.R.O.F.E.S.S.I.O.N are you in?" (Jan 26, 08, 10:22 a.m.)







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