« As a leader, here are seven key ways to gain and keep trust | Main | What will it take to accomplish your goals for 2016? »

Who's it going to be or not going to be this coming year!

The following is adapted from a post by Steven Furtick, Lead Pastor of Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina:

Who’s it going to be?

Why not YOU?

Who’s going to be used by God in ways they never dreamed about before?

Who’s going to take their life and ministry to the next level?

Who’s going to break an addiction that has been a stronghold in your life for far too long?

Who’s going to come up with the next innovative idea that everyone says won’t work?

Who’s going to step up and assume leadership where there has been no leadership?

Who’s going to believe God for the impossible, the unthinkable, the miraculous?

Who’s it going to be?

Why not you? Why not now?

Or, negatively, who’s it going to be?

Who’s going to forfeit their marriage by having an affair?

Who’s going to ignore their kids and give their lives to the job until it’s too late?

Who’s going to lose their job because of a lapse of integrity?

Who’s going to bomb out in their walk with Jesus?

Who’s going to continue to let the TV dominate their lives, values and time?

Who’s going to stop spending time alone with God because they’re just too busy?

Who’s it gonna be?

It could be anybody.

It must not be you.

Jesus has too much he still wants to accomplish through you.

This next year lies before you. What you’re going to do with it is a blank slate. The person you’re going to be by the end 2016 is yet to be determined.

You aren’t destined to be caught in an ever-downward spiraling motion of failure, defeat and discouragement.

You won’t get anywhere by looking into the rearview mirror.  2016 is a new year with new opportunities and challenges. Forget what is behind and reach for what is before you, by His grace! (Philippians 3:13)

This could be the year where it all comes apart…or this could be the year when it all comes together for His honor and purposes!

The choice is yours.

So what’s it going to be…who’s it going to be?

The answer to that question will determine how you invest 2016 starting in just a few days!


PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
All HTML will be escaped. Hyperlinks will be created for URLs automatically.