Engaging the Wisdom of Keeping the Right Company – EYAC 2021

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Living Faith Church – Youth Alive Fellowship – Easter Youth Alive Conference 2021

2021 Easter Youth Alive Conference – Pastor Steve Ogah

Destiny in the Kingdom of God is an adventure, not a destination. It’s an adventure of personal responsibility and personal accountability – Hebrew 6 verse 12.

 The company you keep either enhances your values or erode them – Proverbs 22 verse 24-25.

Association will never leave a man neutral, it either add something positive to you or take something good from you – Proverbs 27 verse 17. Pastor Steve Ogah uses an example of wood and iron, one will surely destroy another. It’s evidently clear that iron will destroy wood – 1 Corinthians 15 verse 33. When you keep the right company, only right things will accompany you – Genesis 13 verses 5-6 and 30 verse 27, a right company is an asset to any destiny as illustrated in the book of Psalms 1 verses 1-3 and Proverbs 13 verse 20 but wrong company are destiny red flag.

One thing you must never manage in life is relationship – The relationship you manage today will damage you tomorrow. You must puncture some association in order for them not to rupture your futre.

How Do I Know the Right Company?

  1. We must establish spiritual alignment – Individuals that share same spiritual values – 2 Corinthians 6 verse 14 and 2 Timothy 19 verse 21.
  2. Look out for the individuals that share common aspirations with you Ecclesiastics 4 verses 9 and 10.
  3. Look out for those who share common life’s values – Psalms 1 verse 1.
  4. Be spiritually sensitive – Galatians 5 verse 25.
  5. When you are in doubt, make inquiries – Jeremiah 33 verse 3.

Beware of These Concerning Keeping Right Company

  1. Association and keeping right company is not only with human. Human mind is like  database, you garbage out what you put into you. Watch what you fill your mind with.
  2. Beware of social media saga – Social media is a platform of massive falsehood and deception. A lot of youth are depressed today because they live their lives based on social media posts.
  3. Beware of the books you read – They can change your ideologies, perspectives and thinking patterns 2 Peter 2 verse 1.

Rewards of Keeping the Right Company

  1. Strength and motivations – Ecclesiastics 9 verse 12
  2. It becomes an asset on the altar of prayers – Proverbs 27 verse 17.
  3. It leads to the fulfilment of your glorious destiny – Genesis 13 verse 14 and 15.

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