Recently, I went outside our apartment to check something on our house roof. As usual, my younger daughter followed me. Unfortunately, she was not able to see it because of her height. I told her not to bother. Then she said something that made me have a rethink; “Daddy, but you can carry me. If you carry me. I’d see it.” I had to oblige.

Friend, let God carry you. If carrying my daughter could make her overcome her limitation, how much more if God carried you (Mark 10:27). Most times, we underestimate the importance of dependence on God. A truly wise man is one who depends on something or someone bigger than him. Let God carry you. The proof of maturity in the physical is less dependence. But in the kingdom, the proof of maturity is more dependence on God (John 15:4-6).

The more mature you are, the more dependent you would be on God. If you ever come to a point where you no longer depend on God. If you ever come to a point where prayer is no longer necessary. If you ever come to a point where leveraging anointed relationships becomes a luxury. You need to watch it because you are already slipping into failure and defeat (2 Chronicles 26:16).

Let God carry you. Stop struggling to gain visibility or attain heights on your own (Psalms 20:7-8). Learn to differentiate between popularity and fame. Popularity is man projecting himself. Fame is God projecting you. How far can you go when you are the one projecting yourself? When God projects and promotes you, no one can demote you (Psalms 75:6-7). His is an everlasting arm. When He carries you, He sustains you (Deuteronomy 33:27).

Let God carry you. Stop struggling to go through life alone. Stop carrying loads that you are not meant to carry alone. Listen, no matter how strong you think you are, life can crush you without the right support. Jesus offers rest from the struggles and weights of life (Matthew 11:28-30). Stop depending on your efforts and abilities. Let God’s grace work for you (1 Corinthians 15:10).

Let God carry you. Your limitations do not have to hinder what you can do and how far you can go. Like my daughter, you, too, can share testimonies of divine help (Acts 26:22). I don’t know about you, but I want my testimonies this year to be a reflection of what God can do in, with and for a man; not what a man can achieve all by himself. God has promised to carry you (Isaiah 46:4). Allow Him to do so. Amen!

‘Demola Awoyele
Lead Pastor,
Destiny Impact Church
Akure, Nigeria