Your Path Of Little Beginning (The Preparatory Phase)

Your Path Of Little Beginning
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SCRIPTURE: “Though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end shall greatly increase” – Job 8:7

The hardest decision to make in life is; The decision to start or begin a thing from the scratch. The beginning of any worthwhile venture seems to be the most difficult stage to embark on.

However, I know and will vouch for the fact that “Every big thing in life started small”, and “Every large enterprise once had a little start”. Also, there is of course a time for everything under the sun, a time to sow seed, followed by the time to reap the harvest from your seeds.

So, success in life is a journey and there is no shortcut to achieving greatness, and no man was born great.  Because greatness can only be achieved by deliberate and conscious effort. Just as little seeds grow into large plants, success in life grows in inches too.

Accomplishing great things takes time to reach maturity, the exact way seeds are sown, and allowed a given time to attain maturity. In the same way, any dream, or idea at its seed stage would require patience, time, and diligence until it matures.

 Your ideas and dreams are seeds at the beginning. You must not let it die, no matter the tumult or discouragement that life brings along the way of the journey.

Success does not just happen, it’s not a fluke and not a thing of chance. Anyone that hopes to accomplish great feats in life, must:

Have A Great Vision/Dream/Idea

Vision is where you see yourself, even while you aren’t there yet. In simple terms, I will say it is a conceptual view of a preferred future.

The path to greatness is filled with thorns and it’s rough, you would require faith, and a resolute belief in your dream because people will talk you down and life isn’t as easy as we think.

So, vision will help keep you on the path of your journey. This is because if you can’t see anything, then God is limited! Let us take a look at the Scripture. This conversation was between God and a man;

“ Moreover the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, Jeremiah, what seest thou? And I said I see a rod of an almond tree.  Then said the Lord unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I will hasten my word to perform it – Jer 1:11-12 KJV.

Jeremiah first received a vision, that was in line with God’s plan, we know this from God’s affirmation of Jeremiah’s response to what he said he saw, ” Then said the Lord unto me, Thou hast well seen” God was going to fulfill His word, hastily because Jeremiah was in tune with God’s desire for his life.

In other words, God meant to say - you are right, you have caught the light, this is my purpose for you, I will help you accomplish it, I am not going to take your time further.

Believe in God’s Assurance (His Word).

Our scripture text says, “Though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end should greatly increase.” – Job 8:7. This is assurance, that God can’t lie. All you have to do is believe his promise. This also reminds us of the power of starting small, and its dynamics in God. It continues to grow until it reaches stardom. Hear this,

“But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.” -Prov. 4:18

So, beloved as you journey you have to understand that achieving anything worthwhile in life starts small and gradual. It isn’t power or might.

Remember as you journey in life that, a man’s strength is limited!

“He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.”- 1 Sam 2:9

God has purposed to help make your journey end well, yes! It may be tough, but in the end, it will speak of victory. Recall the wilderness experience of the Israelites?

But in the end, they possessed the land of promise. Don’t let anyone lie to you about any easy way, no way is easy.

But God assures us of a way in the wilderness and even waters in the desert, and He did it for His children and He will make it happen for you.

Don’t look down on this phase of your life, or neglect it. It is the seed time of your destiny and life purpose. Paul talking about this in the word said, I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.. – 1 Cor.3:6.

So, don’t be weary, keep doing your best for in due season you would reap. God loves seeds, He works with our seed time so that He can turn them into our bumper harvest.

He did the same for, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and the Israelites. He is the same God who never changes.

Faith Also Means To Work

Your days of little beginning are very important, even though life started small. Every baby was once a fetus, every child was once a baby, and every adult was once an adolescent.

 Life is in phases, understand this. So, you have to believe in God and the evidence of your faith is work. Work to accomplish what you hope to see. 

God worked to make happen His idea to frame the human world in six days, Jesus worked while he was in the world, and all the apostles worked. 

This is because it is in working that you unleash the inner you, the wisdom, creativity, and innovations that reside within you. It is work that works it out.

“Wealth is not in the external world out there, wealth is in the internal world, within you”

Every journey in life requires a step to kick start, even that of a million miles starts with a step. Great things start from small, almost insignificant beginnings.

Someone said,

“little by little is a great lea way of success”

And the Bible says, “By little and little, I will drive them out before you until you have increased enough to take possession of the land”- Exo. 23:30

 God is committed to helping you fulfill your dream, but it isn’t rocket science. You need faith and to work patiently with God. You are permitted to think global but for now, you have to start little and work with the little resources you have.

Don’t look around you, remember Jesus looked ahead, and he is your model, don’t allow distraction, don’t compare yourself, and develop and equip yourself to become valuable.

Begin with what you have from where you are, do it diligently, and ensure to keep advancing in knowledge and capacity.

This is how success is attained.  Learn and study, the largest room in life isn’t in any place, the largest room in life is the room for improvement. The Bible says,

“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.”-2 Tim.2:15

You empower yourself by learning, knowledge is power. If you must be made in life, then you must be first self-made. 

Application of knowledge is work; this makes you super-powerful. If your life must count then you need an open mind towards knowledge and apply what you have learned.

Be virtuous

You must be spiritual because carnality and evil won’t bring you good. Be humble for God shows grace to the humble children. Be meek, and teachable. Be prayerful and loving towards others.

“How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.” -Acts. 10:38

Jesus Christ our Lord only loves to do good, there is no evil in him. No wonder the Father has highly exalted him.

So, beloved, the path to your glory irrespective of the size of the beginning is by God’s design and leading.

“I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye” -Psalm 32:8


Are you Born again.? Everyone born of God is an over-comer, nothing will keep or hinder them from fulfilling their preordained destiny.

So, Say this prayer if you have decided for Jesus, and I believe your life will not remain as it is again.

“There Lord Jesus, forgive me my sins, I believe that you died for me and that you were buried, and on the third day you rose from the dead. I accept you as my Lord and savior. I am born again”. Thank you, Jesus Christ. Amen

Congratulation. And Remain Born Again!


FATHER, IJN: I thank you for the revelation of your word, and for the spirit of understanding that enabled me to acknowledge these words.

FATHER, IJN: I ask for your guidance and leading in life, and always keep me  on the right path.

FATHER, IJN: By the Blood of Jesus, I destroy every devourer and enemy of vision and dreams, I declare that my vision must speak.


Matt. 13; 31-35, Luke 17:6, Prov.4: 23


“Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore” – Psalm 16:11


The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones



Believe in yourself, keep studying God’s word, and Read books related to your area of pursuit. 

Look out for those who are doing well in that regard and learn from them. Mentorship is a powerful thing.