Finding a Vision for Your Life
Knowing where you are going in life is an extremely useful piece of information. Logistically, when you are able to look where you are going you are less likely to trip, fall or stub your toe along the way. It easier to see where you are going in the light than in the dark.
Spiritually, knowing where you are going breaths hope and life into situations of despair and darkness. Knowing your eternal place in heaven is secure can allow you to look forward to your life in heaven even while living in circumstances that are less than ideal here on Earth.
Purposefully, knowing where you are going allows you to make plans for your future while acting in intentional ways. Those who make plans for their lives are 100% more likely to get where they are going than those who don’t.
What if I told you there was a way to combine all three of these things in your life? What if I told you there were plans created and designed specifically for you to accomplish? And that those plans would satisfy every desire in your heart while allowing you to achieve victories in your life you never thought possible?
For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10
Ephesians 2:10 says that you were designed by God to do great things through Christ.
This means before you were born God had a purpose for your life. You get the key to that purpose and a light to guide your way when you invite Christ to be your Lord and Savior. The door to do great things is revealed and the key becomes useful when you ask God to show you a vision for your life.
Aren’t you curious to know what vision God created and designed you to fulfill?
A vision is simply an idea of the future God has for you. Vision is very common to see in the lives of believers throughout the Bible. Abraham had a vision to move his family to the promised land. Noah had a vision to build a boat. Paul had a vision to preach the gospel to the gentiles. Sarah had a vision to have a baby. Jesus had a vision to die for our sins.
God has a vision for your life today. All we have to do is ask for it. Sometimes, as we see in various biblical testimonies God reveals vision to people without them asking. However, that is not the only way to receive God’s view of your future. The door to your future can be opened simply by asking God to do so (Matthew 7:7-8).
In my new book, God Has a Sentence for Your Life, after praying and asking God for a vision, I teach the importance of writing down your ideas and how you can create a workable plan that will help you fulfill God’s vision for your life. Once found, a vision from God only becomes satisfying and fulfilling when you begin to take the steps of faith necessary to fulfill it.
Paul wouldn’t have been useful if God gave him the vision him to share the gospel with the gentiles but he stayed in the room where he was blind. Abraham’s step of faith to pack up his family and move them across the country only came after his vision arrived. Vision precedes faith. Faith fulfills purpose. Find a vision from God and you will find the opportunity to exercise your faith in God and write God’s sentence for your life.
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