MEANING OF DENY SELF by Bro Gbile Akanni
And he said to them all, if any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me, To “deny” yourself means to say “No” to yourself and “Yes” to God. Paul is not talking about asceticism — forgoing earthly possessions, not eating certain foods, ignoring the world, etc. To say it differently, the process of denial is “to humbly submit my will to God.” It is to go through life repeating the words that Jesus said the night before he died. When he was praying in the garden, he said to God his Father, “Not my will but yours be done.” It is what millions of Christians have prayed for centuries when they repeat what we call the “Lord’s Prayer.” “Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
Tab below to download MEANING OF DENY SELF by Gbile Akanni MP3 (44mb)