And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people. Then His fame went throughout all Syria; …Great multitudes followed Him—from Galilee, and from Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea, and beyond the Jordan. And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: Matthew 4:23‭-‬25; 5:1‭-‬2 NKJV

Unknown to many, the parameters for measuring success and fulfillment in the world system are quite different from that of God’s Kingdom. Also, the human and the divine standard for every assessment is always at variance. What looks popular, famous, and bogus to the human eyes is uncommon, obscure, ordinary, and empty in God’s eyes.

Likewise, your fulfillment in life, ministry, business, career or in whatever you do is not just about the popularity or the applaud you get from the great multitude of your followers or fans. Rather, it comes through an intentional, deliberate, and strategic way of transmitting godly values to all around you and who are willing to accept them.

Until you have succeeded in reproducing the godly heritage you have in others especially those within your circle of influence, you cannot claim to be successful yet. May the Lord God help you not to be carried away with mere cheers from the crowd at the neglect of your divine purpose in life. Happy weekend.

Your brother

Olufemi Babalola