My wife was born to worship, and born to inspire others to worship.
Yes she’s also a remarkable wife, a sacrificial mother, a faithful friend, a talented photographer, and a gifted songwriter.
But she was born to help people enter the presence of the Lord with her voice.
We do not choose gifts, gifts choose us.
We may want to be a world-class golfer or an elite scientist, but all our hoping and hard work can never acquire what God has placed innately within us. One of the worst things that could befall out destiny is to be successful at something we were never born to do.
Don’t fight your natural gifts because your appetite is for success in something else. That’s jealousy, and it leads to death. Instead, embrace your God-given talents.
True maturity is being content with what we will never be. Cherish who you are and what you’ve been born with. Then pursue it. ch:
UPDATE: For those looking for my notes from today’s message, here’s a free PDF of them: MESSAGE: A New Look