One of the servants answered, “I have seen a son of Jesse of
Bethlehem who knows how to play the lyre. He is a brave man and a
warrior. He speaks well and is a fine-looking man. And the LORD is with
him.” 1Sam. 16: 18
Above is the story of how David was
headhunted for the royal service which brought him in direct contact
with the sovereign power in the land. It was Abraham Lincoln who said, I
will study and prepare myself, and someday my chance will come.
Out of the five or six
may be seven qualities listed above qualifying David for the palace,
only one cannot be learned and even that is debatable. Do you see a man
who excels in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand
before unknown men. Proverbs 22:29(NKJV)
Excellence, they say is a moving target; we must always strive for
excellence or very soon we’ll be settling for acceptable, this only a
step above mediocrity a wise man asserts.
God gives everyone an
opportunity for a favourable break, but you need to be ready when the
opportunity comes knocking otherwise, it’ll be wasted.
receive the grace to labour on our giftedness and talents to bring out
the treasure from within which is fit for the king in Jesus’ name.