What Are You Called to Do?

September 26, 2011  
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1 Corinthians 9:16 “For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!”

Only when you accept failure, are you a failure. Anytime you learn from failure, you take a step toward success. Babe Ruth, baseball legend, hit a record 714 home runs, but he also struck out over 1,300 times. During an interview he was asked how he overcame discouragement. Ruth replied, “If I just keep swinging the bat the law of averages says I’ll catch up. In fact, when I’m in a slump, I feel sorry for the pitcher because I know sooner or later he’s going to pay for it.”

How can I embrace my destiny? First, your destiny is a desire that won’t let you go. Second, your destiny will be a joy. Third, your destiny will unlock your creativity. When God called Gideon, “a mighty man of valor”, he was hiding by a winepress. But God wasn’t addressing his present condition, He was speaking to the potential within him.

What are you called to do?

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