Many times, people ask me: Why do you ALWAYS have to include Christ in your statements? Why are you giving Him credit for your successes, did he do the work for you? Why does something spiritual jump out of every statement that emanates from your mouth. My answer is simple: “Because He is my all in all, He is my sufficiency. I can do nothing without Him”. You see, scripture boldly declares:

In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. – Proverbs 3:6

In ALL your ways it says, acknowledge (give Him the glory), that is why I always mention Jesus Christ in all I do. But there is more:


In Acts 12, we are told of a King Herod who began to persecute the church. One day King Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, made a speech to his subjects. They began to praise him saying he was a god and not a man. King Herod savored this attention and did not re-direct the glory to God. Immediately, the angel of the Lord smoth him because he did not give the glory to God. This is serious stuff. Again scripture is clear about this:

I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images. – Isaiah 42:8


All glory must be to the Lord. Someone once said, If God is going to get all the glory, then He should do all the work. That’s fair enough! You can even go a step further and say, He should get all the blame too. I don’t believe the Lord would mind. Just give Him all the glory. In good or in bad, ascribe to Him all the glory He deserves. For He ALONE is worthy to receive all glory, honor, and praise. He would share many things with you, but not His glory. This again is serious stuff. If you want to be successful and effective as a Christian, then all glory must be to the Lord.