Saturday, March 2, 2013

You Must Come Out...In Order to Go In

The Bible is the only book written that can fit into any generation – it never gets outdated.  Well God said that He changes not and Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever more.  So regardless of what situation you face, you will always be able to go into the word and find your solution.

With that being said, God has painted the picture for us in so many people’s lives the truth that in order to go into a new place in your life or business, you must be willing to come out of where you presently are.  Doors either (1) bring you into something, (2) give you access out or (3) transition you from one room to the next. 

From Moses to David to Paul to Joseph, to Abraham to the children of Israel, to Peter to Jesus, they all had to come out of something, in order to go into the next stage of their life.  For the sake of this blog, I’m going to talk about David.

David was the youngest of his brothers, a shepherd boy, and a worshipper.  He spent most of his time alone with the sheep and talking to God.  When God was ready to elevate his life, He sent a prophet named Samuel to anoint him.  Shortly afterwards, King Saul needed something that David could supply and that was his anointing to worship.  This began the process of David’s multiple transitions into God’s ultimate purpose.  David went thru a series of changes and challenges, but God was with him and ultimately it was David’s training ground for His assignment.  God transformed David from being a shepherd boy into a mighty skilled warrior that led Israel into many victories.

Today, so many people sense and know that there is ministry or something greater than what they are doing in them but do not allow God to transition them into the different training grounds needed for them to fulfill their ultimate assignment.  So we have people doing ministry in their church or maybe something on the side, without ever reaching their full potential and without making maximum impact.  We also have many people who are frustrated, confused and disgruntled about where they are physically, emotionally and/or spiritually.

When David came to Saul to meet a need, it was a door that God provided.  When David killed Goliath, it was a door that God provided.  When Saul asked David to be captain over his army, it was a door that God provided.  When Saul turned on David and forced him to run, it was still a door that God provided.  God provide the door, but it was still up to David to go through the door.  Remember, doors either bring you into something, gives you access out or transition you from one room to the next.  Every door was not favorable to David’s flesh, but it brought about favor and increase to David’s life.

You will never come into the next season of training, if you are not willing to come out of where you presently are.  We are too settled and comfortable where we are and that is hindering our mobility in life.  God is giving us doors of opportunity that we are not walking through, because it requires you to leave something and that is where the fear comes in.

You may have to come out of a physical location to get to the next level training that God has for.  You may have to come out of an old way of thinking in your soul to get to the next level that God is trying to take you.  You may have to let go of the emotional baggage you have been holding onto for year to get to the next place that God is taking you into.  You will never operate beyond the information and knowledge that you are being taught and trained. 

David was a worshipper, but it was in the different stages in his life that God was making him a warrior.  David left what was comfortable and familiar to go into the unfamiliar and uncomfortable with God and it was those seasons that made him still a talked about name in our generation.

What are you afraid to let go of?  In order for you to be, do and have all that God has called you to be, do and have – you must be willing to go through the door of opportunity and leave where you presently are.  God and all that you have been praying for is on the other side of your obedience.  Just like God sent the prophet Samuel to David to shift his life, God will send someone into your life to shift you. 

I know that God has released me as a prophet in this generation to shift people’s lives and bring them into the fullness of what God has for them.  Go to: and view the many resources and ways that I can assist you in your journey.
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