TEXT: 1 Peter 2:9-10
- The program of God is for His own people to be outstanding from the pack.
(Genesis 1:26. Deuteronomy 10:14-15)
- Every genuine child of God is an ambassador of light to the world.
(Matthew 5:14-16. John 8:12. John 17:16-18)
- A life of distinction is powered by systems and patterns.
(Genesis 11:1-8. Proverbs 22:28)
- . A major indicator of a proper spiritual alignment is a life of distinction.
- Every genuine child of God is meant to be a narrative changer and a trailblazer.(Matthew 9:32-33, Daniel 1:8,20)
THE ROOT OF DISTINCTION:
- The presence of God.
(Exodus 33:13-18. Exodus 19:10-11,18. John 17:15-17)
WHAT IS THE PRESENCE OF GOD?
It is securing the attention of God and His involvement in your journey of life.
HOW TO SECURE THE ABIDING DIVINE PRESENCE:
- Through obedience to His word.
- Through a life of sacrifice.
( 1 kings 3:3-5)
- Through soul winning.
(Matthew 28:19-20. Mark 16:20)
2. The discovery and a willingness to align with purpose. (Galatians 1:13-16)
WHAT IS PURPOSE?
The reason for existence.
HOW TO DISCOVER PURPOSE:
1. Know what drives you.
2. Know what energises you.
3. Know what you can do if money is not involved.
4. Know what angers you.
(1 Samuel 17:23-26)
5. Know what you can sacrifice for.