Live An Impactful Life

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” Matthew 6:19-21, NKJV.

A few days ago, I discovered that a dear and precious woman of God made her transition into glory. Although I didn’t know Minister Joy Gaddis personally, her teachings impacted my life and the lives of so many. As I read the posts that people shared on social media about her, it made me realize even more the value of living an impactful and meaningful life.

I want you to please take a moment and think about the men or women the LORD has used to impact your life for Him. Begin to thank the LORD for those you have observed at a distance or up close and personal, whose life, love, teachings and example blessed you and changed you forever.

Now ask yourself this question…

Are you having an impact on others for God’s glory?

If you’ve been serving God by serving others and loving God by loving others, you are living an impactful life! You may never know the level of impact you’ve had until you enter into eternity and the LORD takes you to His Treasure Room filled with treasures He has stored up for you. These treasures are the people you helped, the lives you saved, those you taught God’s Word, and all of the acts of kindness you displayed. God records them all and stores up treasures that you will one day receive in glory.

Pastor Rick Warren once said, “The way you store up treasure in heaven is by investing in getting people there.” God doesn’t want you to come to heaven alone. He wants you to bring as many people with you as possible. Reject any lie from the enemy that tells you that you don’t have anything to offer. Reject any lie that says your life doesn’t matter and you’ll never impact anyone. Instead, receive the truth of God’s Word that says you have received a treasure in your earthen vessel (see 2 Corinthians 4:7). This treasure is your personal knowledge of the LORD Jesus Christ and through your knowledge of Him, He impacts you and uses you to impact others. It is through your growing knowledge of Him that He blesses you and makes you a blessing!

“He who lays up treasures in heaven looks forward to eternity”
โ€“ Randy Alcorn

Prayer: Father, thank you for speaking directly to my heart. Thank you for every person you’ve used to impact my life. Without these men and women of God I would not be here. Without their life, their love, their example and their commitment to teaching your Word, I would not be who I am today. LORD I pray with all my heart that you bless them abundantly, and cause them to reap from all of the seed they’ve sown. LORD I desire to live a more impactful and meaningful life for your glory. Help me to lay up treasures in heaven. Help me care about what you care about. Enrich me LORD and prosper my soul so I can have something of value to give others. Free me LORD and use me to free others from the kingdom of darkness. Teach me LORD and use me to teach others. Encourage me deeply in my soul and use me to encourage and comfort others. Let everything you accomplish in me, be the same thing accomplished in the lives of everyone you send my way. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

(Study 1 Timothy 6:17-19; Colossians 3:2)

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18 thoughts on “Live An Impactful Life”

  1. Your devotions and messages really impact my life since I’ve been reading every morning before I start my day. This message really touched my heart and I just want to thank you for sharing and I feel the holy spirit speaking thru you and to tell others. I use some of these messages in a different perspective that speaks to me and to share. I am asking the Lord to use .e in this way I love to encourage others be an impact as well. God Bless You & Women of God.

      1. Peace & Blessings Sister Nikki๐Ÿ’–!!!
        Happy New Year!!!
        Love Always๐Ÿ’•

    1. Peace & Blessings Sister Dianne๐Ÿ’–!!!
      Happy New Year!!!
      Love Always๐Ÿ’•

    1. Peace & Blessings Sister Cynthia๐Ÿ’–!!!
      Happy New Year!!!
      Love Always๐Ÿ’•

  2. โค Glory Teach Me O Lord to continue to be a blessing to others around me showing others your words and love for their life. A wonderful savior your love for the people of this world Hallelujah Thank you God for this blessing devotion in Jesus name Amen โค๐Ÿ˜‡

    1. Peace & Blessings My Dear Sister R.J๐Ÿ’–!!!
      Happy New Year!!!
      Love Always๐Ÿ’•

  3. Yes thank you Lord for those that have so impacted my life. Now… ๐ŸŽตLet me be your hands, let me be your feet. I’ll go where you send me, go where you send me ๐ŸŽคAlways to be an encouragement to whoever you show me. Lord please bless and care for all my DOTK sister’s in this New Year ๐Ÿ’œ

    1. Peace & Blessings My Dearest Sister Lynne๐Ÿ’–!!!
      Happy New Year!!! This IS OUR YEAR FOR GREATNESS!!!
      You better sangggg Sis…SANGGGG๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽต๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
      Loving You Always๐Ÿ’•

  4. Amen..Amen..Amen!!!
    Lord, Please continue to use me as a vessel to speak life changing & encouraging words about YOU, that I encounter daily. I Thank You Lord for EVERYONE that has come intoneighbors ife as a Blessing or a lesson…Thank You Lord for the MANY that have enriched my life & taught me so much!
    Lord, I Pray this New Year Brings Me, My Family, Friends, TTKB & My Sisters Of DOTK, MORE UNDERSTANDING OF YOU, MUCH Peace in our lives, our homes & our minds, MORE Christ Like Love for our neighbors..even those that “act like they don’t want to be loved”..(EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE) & those that are “hard to love” give us the heart to love them even more! 2018 IS OUR YEAR TO DO GREAT THINGS!!! Thank You Sister Kesha for ALL YOU’VE done to keep US..Inspired, Reviving Our Spirit & Uniting Some Of The MOST Wonderful, Encouraging, Beautiful Christian Women! May God Bless You MIGHTILY๐Ÿ’–!!!
    Lord, Please Continue To Bless & Shine Your Light Of Love Upon Your Obedient Servant Sister Kesha, Her Awesome Team, This Amazing Ministry & My DOTK Sisters/Family๐Ÿ’–!!
    Be Blessed, Stay Humble & Encouraged!!!
    Love Always, Your DOTK Sister In Christ, Wendy๐Ÿ’•

  5. Powerful message and prayer. Thank you Keisha for encouraging us each day with the word. I know that in one way or another I had encourage someone’s life one way or the other, and others have been and still are a bless figure in my life as I follow them am so incourage to walk a faithful life in Christ who strengthen me.I thank the Lord for so many people who incourage us In knowing we can accomplish things in life if we just believe and trust God AMEN!

  6. “AMEN “I am so glad to be one of,God children and u all my sister in the. Lord “Happy New Year “๐Ÿ‘ญ

  7. Father in Heaven,I pray that you let me be the fountain that Blessings flow from.In Jesus name I pray,amen!!!!

  8. Thank you for being vessels of use in the Kingdom of GOD! The LORD bless you and keep you, the LORD make HIS face to shine down on you and be Gracious unto you. I pray the LORD broadens your territory and multiply everything you do, for HIS glory. AMEN. Glorious 2018!

  9. The impact these daily, beautiful and powerful messages have made a difference in my life and I know the lives of many. Thank you and God bless you all in Jesusโ€™ name, AMEN!

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