Joseph of Arimathaea, an honourable counsellor, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.
IT IS SUCH A BLESSING to read about this man.
He was a follower of Jesus. A wealthy man and a man of great influence.
When Jesus died, this man went unto Pilate who was the governor, and boldly asked for the Master’s body.
It is instructive to note that the scripture says he boldly asked!
This godly man used his influence for the advancement of the kingdom of God.
When God places you in positions of influence in society, He does that having his people and His Kingdom in mind.
You are to use your position and influence to help God’s people and to advance the cause of the kingdom.
Sometimes doing that will be taking a great risk on your part.
So it was for Joseph. So it was also for Esther. It finally dawned on Esther through the persuasion of Mordecai that God placed her there for such a time as this!
How much have you used your position and influence to help God’s people? Do good to all men especially they of the household of faith.
In your company, you should begin to move God’s children in there. Same in your business.
You are there for such a time as this.
Use your influence to advance the cause of the gospel.
Joseph fulfilled scripture in his time. He used his influence with Pilate, and got Jesus’ body and buried him in his tomb. And that removed shame from the Master. May you use your influence for the advancement of the gospel and for the glory of God!
THIS IS THE GREATEST YEAR OF YOUR LIFE SO FAR! Glory to God
To the ends of the earth!
God bless you richly with great grace and many blessings!