“Saul outfitted David as a soldier in armor. He put his bronze helmet on his head and belted his sword on him over the armor. David tried to walk but he could hardly budge. David told Saul, “I can’t even move with all this stuff on me. I’m not used to this.” And he took it all off. ”
1 Samuel 17:38,39 (message)
David couldn’t move around comfortably in “hand me downs”. He had to get out of another person’s armor to fight effectively.
The same is true for all of us. We have got to have a tailor made faith that fits us perfectly. We can’t live a life based on another persons faith or beliefs.
WHEN IT COMES TO OUR FAITH AND FINDING GOD’S PURPOSE, ITS ALL GOT TO BE ORIGINAL, AUTHENTIC AND NOT BORROWED.
A good fitting faith is a personal tailor made faith.
“We are all born originals…don’t die a copy.”
Jesus Has a powerful way to find your FIT and to FLOW in the UNFORCED RHYTHMS OF HIS GRACE AND CALLING.
Rhythm and pace and cadence are essential for a healthy balanced life.
GO TO THE RHYTHM MAKER
“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.” – Matthew 11:28-29 (MSG)
#1. IF YOU KNOW YOUR WHY, YOU WILL ALWAYS FIND YOUR WAY.
Some work for CASH.
Some work for a CAREER.
Some work for a CAUSE.
BUT A BIGGER KEY QUESTION IS: DO YOU HAVE A CALLING?
Our ultimate goal at Discovery… is for you to live the life you’re intended to live.
To inspire people to walk in the rhythm of their God intended purpose.
When you know your WHY, your WHAT has more impact because your walking toward your purpose.
You saw me before I was born.
Every day of my life was recorded in your book.
Every moment was laid out
before a single day had passed. Psalm 139:16
#2. GET THE INSIDE RIGHT THEN THE OUTSIDE WILL FALL INTO PLACE.
- You were made by God and for God and until you understand that, life will never make sense.
- You cannot fulfill God’s purposes for your life while focusing on your own plans.
“You desire truth in the inward parts, And in the hidden part You will make me to know wisdom.” Psalm 51:6
For you formed my inward parts;
you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.
14 I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Ps. 139:13
#3. GO TO YOUR CREATOR TO FIND OUT WHY YOU WERE CREATED.
Jesus ask all of us three questions:
What do you want me to do for you? (Mark 10:36, 51)
When we start going to Him for the answers we star getting into a rhythm with him.
* WE ARE LOVED BY GOD. * WE ARE KNOWN BY GOD * WE ARE CALLED BY GOD.
John 15:16 – You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit–fruit that will last–
and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you.
If you get the calling right , the chores are bearable.
KEEP HIS PACE AND RECEIVE HIS PEACE.
How do I get in the FLOW ZONE?
“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it.
Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.” – Matthew 11:28-29 (MSG)
WALK WITH ME – WORK WITH ME – WATCH HOW I DO IT.
“ I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you.”
#4. HAVE THE COURAGE TO FOLLOW THROUGH ON WHAT HE IS CALLING YOU TO START DOING.
If God only used perfect people, nothing would get done. God will use anybody if you’re available.
It’s so easy to drift along and never get down to actually doing what God put you on this planet to do.
Don’t just strive to live forever, strive rather to create something that will live beyond you.