*DAILY DEW 6TH/JUNE/2021* *REDISCOVERING THE WAY* (III) _Key Bible Text:_ *"I appeal to you to be shepherds of the flock that God gave you and to take care of it willingly, as God wants you to, and not unwillingly. Do your work, not for mere pay, but from a real desire to serve."* (1 Peter 5:2 (GNB)) _Bible Insight:_ Sometime in 2005, we invited a preacher to minister in our local church. He was highly recommended and so my Dad reached out to him. He spelled out what he wanted as honorarium. That was strange because up until that time, my Dad accepted invitations to preach without even thinking about honorarium. However, he agreed to his terms and made excuses for him. On the last day of the meeting, the guest minister suddenly veered off the plan of the meeting and started raising funds. In his words, 'God led him to do that'. When the meeting was over, he was entertained and handed his honorarium which he earlier demanded. Guess what? He wasn't happy. Later that week, the person who recommended him called my Dad and told him that the minister complained bitterly. He said he raised money for the ministry and expected something extra as honorarium. Ah! My naive Dad, who thought he was really being led by the Spirit to raise support for the church, was so shocked. A few years after, I got to find out that some ministers deliberately raise money in meetings they've been called to preach in just to have a share in the offering. What kind of motive is this? You even lie on the Holy Ghost just because of money?! While some are serving the Lord Jesus, others are only serving their belly. While some are in the ministry, others are simply in business. May we not be led astray by worldy appetites. Ministry is about impacting lives with the gospel. So simple! And there are those who say they will never go to preach in places where the honorarium isn't juicy and fat. To those ones we say, ANATHEMA (away from us!). *MEDITATION:* *It is necessary to stop their talk, because they are upsetting whole families by teaching what they should not, and all for the shameful purpose of making money.* Titus 1:1 (GNB)) *#Adebowale_Ibukun_Tosin* *#Wednesday_wisdomforliving* *#Becoming_More_Like_Jesus* *#Daily_Dew_Devotional* *#Undeniable_lifting* *#GuestMessage* *#Hello_July* ❤ Links To Visit: *Podcast:* anchor.fm/daily-dew-devotional/episodes/TROUBLED-elli7h *FB Pages* www.facebook.com/DavidJoshuaEgbochuo/ www.facebook.com/thedavidgen/ www.facebook.com/THEREVIVALCORPS/ *DDDblog* dailydewdevotion.blogspot.com/2021/07/rediscovering-way-iii.html *Telegram Group:* t.me/joinchat/NzXQlVc9Hx7LfaRSnh9fHg Feel Free to Share with Friends. God bless you.