Apostle Grace Lubega
Psalm 71:18 (KJV); Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to everyone that is to come.
Mantles preserve generations.
A man who operates by only a gift should not expect to touch his generation or the generations to come.
Why do we still learn from David, Peter, Paul, or the great patriarchs of old?
It is because these men carried mantles and these mantles had influence across generations.
This is the focal point of David’s heartfelt prayer in our theme scripture. His desire is to demonstrate God’s strength, not just to his generation but to everyone that is to come.
Many people’s desires are limited to their immediate wants and wishes. They would not care less if they were remembered or not after they left the earth. It is enough for them that for the rest of their days, they have enough to eat, a car to drive, a roof over their heads, and enough to educate their children.
That attitude and mindset preaches one message: there is no seed of greatness in you and if at all it is, it is stifled and will always struggle to spring forth.
Today, I urge you to be the kind of person who looks to be relevant beyond one lifetime. Ask for the mantle for your generation and if you have enough faith, ask for that for the generations to come.
FURTHER STUDY: 2 Timothy 4:6, Psalm 78:6-7
GOLDEN NUGGET: Mantles preserve generations.
PRAYER: Loving Father, I thank You for this word. I know that in me is the spirit of greatness. My influence runs past one lifetime because of the bottomless things that have been placed in me. I know that I will continue to bless multitudes even past my existence in the flesh, to the glory of Your name, Amen.