Accomplish All the Lord has Created, Called, and Anointed You to Do

by | Oct 24, 2022 | CPN Articles

Read Time: 2 Minutes, 52 Seconds

Situations bombards us with increased violence, financial strain, and division. These circumstances can only be met head on with a faith that remains unwavering and unhindered. How do we do this? How do we not allow worldly events to stop us from living out our purpose?

Three words come to mind−identity, hope, and partnership; and they build on one another.

First, we must know who we are in Christ. Nothing can steal our faith or identity if it is built on the solid foundation of the Word of God. But what if you just became a Christian or have a difficult past that prevents you from moving forward? Then allow the Lord to heal all emotional wounds and meditate on scriptures that speak of identity such as Psalm 139. When we do not know who we are in Christ, it becomes difficult to walk out our purpose. Voices from the past, or even our own voice, can silence the still small whisper of the Holy Spirit. You ARE who Jesus says you are.

Next, we must allow hope to rise to the occasion. Earth is not our home. Hope deferred makes the heart sick (Proverbs 13:12). We must keep our eyes on Jesus and that what God has called us to do will never change. His call is irrevocable. He has anointed each person to accomplish something. Each person is given a gift to utilize to encourage, mature, and strengthen the body of Christ (Ephesians 4:1-16). Hope empowers us to remain obedient. Hope embraced strengthens a weary soul.

Lastly, when we allow others to walk with us, then our purpose is multiplied. God does not create us to be in isolation, but for community. The word tribe has been referenced for several years now, but partnership brings on a whole new meaning. When we partner with others, then both people benefit. One is encouraged and the other utilizing his or her spiritual gifts. Both feel the presence of the Lord and it becomes a win-win. Partnership also exemplifies synergy. When two come together, they have an enhanced result.

How do these ideas build on one another? When we become more confident in who we are, then we are more likely to have hope and willing to partner with others. When confidence is limited, hope is decreased, and insecurities prevent us from linking arms with others because comparison transpires. When one piece is missing, it becomes nearly impossible to do all that the Lord has created, called, and anointed us to accomplish.

We complete our God-given purpose when we know who we are in Christ, hold on to hope, and partner with others.  We complete our God-given purpose when we know who we are in Christ, hold on to hope, and partner with others.

Bring Charisma magazine home with a subscription today!

Dr. Kristi Lemley is a speaker, author, podcast host, professor, and counselor. She is passionate about reigniting the fire in the hearts of believers to transform lives. She connects in a transparent way that breaks spiritual barriers so every person can walk out their purpose with the authority and power of God. Kristi, is an ordained minister and speaks at churches, conferences, and retreats nationally and internationally. She has authored two books, Transformed: Live God’s Best and ABLAZE: Prepare Your Heart for Revival. Visit our website for more information at kristilemley.com/women.

CHARISMA NEWSLETTERS

Stay up-to-date with current issues, Christian teachings, entertainment news, videos & more.

The latest breaking Christian news you need to know about as soon as it happens.

Prophetic messages from respected leaders & news of how God is moving throughout the world. 


MORE FROM CHARISMA

Miraculous Divine Intervention Birthed by Thanksgiving and Praise

Miraculous Divine Intervention Birthed by Thanksgiving and Praise

Read Time: 4 Minutes 2 Seconds When I first became a believer in 1970, my mother was one of my first “converts," giving her heart to Jesus as soon as I shared with her the beauty, the power and the opportunity of making Jesus the Lord of her life. However, my father...

I’m Going Defcon G on the Enemy

I’m Going Defcon G on the Enemy

Read Time: 1 Minute 32 Seconds The last six years have been the best of times and the worst of times. I’ve seen more death, destruction, disease and devastation than I care to remember. I’ve also seen the hand of God move in extraordinary ways. Indeed, sometimes I...

Prophetic Vision: ‘Now is the Time of Your Healing’

Prophetic Vision: ‘Now is the Time of Your Healing’

Read Time: 3 Minutes 41 Seconds I was remembering a time when my husband and I were praying over friends who had been in a situation for many years that had caused deep trauma to their souls. As we were praying for them, I became aware of an angel standing over them...

Learn How to Be Grateful From Those Who Have So Little

Learn How to Be Grateful From Those Who Have So Little

Read Time: 3 Minutes 18 Seconds Looking around my hometown of Los Angeles, my heart soars with gratitude. My home is safe, my bills are paid and I was fortunate to be able to serve my family an ample Thanksgiving meal. And yet, I am fully aware that hundreds of...

5 Ways to Improve Your Emotional and Spiritual Health

5 Ways to Improve Your Emotional and Spiritual Health

Read Time: 4 Minutes 50 Seconds Do you believe the Lord is concerned about your emotional and spiritual health? He is. He wants you to know how to improve your emotional and spiritual health to be resilient in turbulent times. One of the most powerful things you can...

I Never Thought I’ve Have to Say This: Jesus Was Not Trans

I Never Thought I’ve Have to Say This: Jesus Was Not Trans

Read Time: 3 Minutes 27 Seconds You may have heard about the controversy that erupted in Cambridge, England, this past Sunday at Trinity College. The preacher, Joshua Heath, a junior research fellow who has a Ph.D. in theology, offered a sermon in which he suggested...

RECENT ARTICLES

Prophetic Word: Goodness Is Following You, Turn and See

Read Time: 4 Minutes 48 Seconds At a recent gathering where a person was struggling, I heard and declared by the Spirit of the Lord, “Goodness is following you; turn and see. Embrace His goodness in...
Why Becoming Like God Requires Special Effort

Why Becoming Like God Requires Special Effort

Read Time: 2 Minutes 7 Seconds We can walk with God and come into unity with Him by clothing ourselves in His nature. This will require that we restrict and control the desires of the flesh by putting our focus on obtaining the very substance and characteristics of...

Jonathan Cahn: How the Great Seduction Overwhelmed America

Jonathan Cahn: How the Great Seduction Overwhelmed America

Read Time: 7 Minutes, 16 Seconds Is it possible that ancient entities known as "the gods" have returned to our world? If so, who are these gods? And could they be the hidden agents transforming modern culture? Is it possible that in the mythologies of the ancient...

3 Reasons for Hope This Advent Season

3 Reasons for Hope This Advent Season

Read Time: 3 Minutes 6 Seconds I didn’t grow up celebrating Advent. When I was little, we put up a tree, got presents and had a Christmas Eve service. It seemed to me that most grown-ups were stressed over Christmas and thankful when it was all over. It wasn’t until...

How To Be Hilariously Happy in Your Giving

How To Be Hilariously Happy in Your Giving

Read Time: 4 Minutes 17 Seconds The day after Thanksgiving is culturally called Black Friday, in the U.S. It marks the beginning of retail sales that could ensure a successful and profitable Christmas-gift-buying season. Black Friday In decades past, book-keepers...

stock.adobe.com

Pin It on Pinterest