We were on a family trip some months back. Halfway into the trip, the car developed a fault. We spent about four hours on the roadside. It was not funny. Interestingly, this was right after breaking down a day earlier. All plans had to change.

The car over time shows the same fault despite several repairs. I concluded that I would not travel with it again. Why? I do not know when it will become faulty. I cannot be stranded when it is most important. I only use it for movement in places I know I can cope even if it disappoints.

Beloved, just the way I cannot go a long distance with the car, there are people that heaven cannot trust with significant kingdom assignments. The work will get done halfway and they would give up or even abandon the work outrightly.

There are people that God has to ensure that there is a backup intervention anytime they are assigned a kingdom duty. Why? It will likely not get done.

Think about having fears that the car may just stop at any time. Can you imagine God wanting to reach a dying soul and you are the only one available? Would he be able to trust you with it?

The servants were all given the talents according to their different abilities. The training and investment that goes into the training of a soldier is not the same as what goes into that of a traffic warden. The weight of their assignment is not the same. You cannot give the work of a soldier to a traffic warden.

Interestingly, heaven will still put some trust in men even when they show low capacity. Do you realise that eventually in the parable of the talent, the man that was given one was later referred to as the man who has none?

“And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to each according to his own ability; and immediately he went on a journey.” Matthew 25:15 NKJV

The servant was later referred to as the one who has nothing:

“For to every person who has something, even more will be given, and he will have more than enough; but the person who has nothing, even the little that he has will be taken away from him.”Matthew 25:29 GNT

Wait! So, he had nothing but heaven in mercy only wanted to give him a chance, but he still reduced heaven deposit to the status- nothing. All along, Heaven was only hoping that if given a chance, he could prove himself.

Can God trust you?

Can heaven give you special assignments?

God placed a huge trust in Abraham. He wanted him to birth a new nation. Abraham laid the foundation and succeeded.

God placed trust in Moses to lead the nation of Israel out of Egypt. Moses did a great job. Can God trust you?

God gave Samuel to Hannah because she said she would return him to God. If you were Hannah, would you keep your promise?

Can you be trusted with divine partnerships?

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