PERFORMANCE OF THE VISION – PART 1
1I will stand my watch and set myself on the rampart, and watch to see what He will say to me, and what I will answer when I am corrected. 2 Then the LORD answered me and said: “Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it. 3 for the vision is yet for an appointed time; but at the end it will speak, and it will not lie. Though it tarries, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.
God has put eternity in the hearts of men so that we can reverence Him. We are created to be limitless. The bible declares that everything visible is a result of things that are invisible. Heb 11:3, this means Sight is a product of Insight. Vision is a driving force that precedes divine provision. God told Jeremiah His plans and that became his own driving force to seeing what God saw for his future. If what we see aligns with the picture God has shown us, then it means we have indeed seen well. A lot of people however are so consumed with challenges and situations that they become blinded by their current circumstances and can’t see the plans of God for them. After Jeremiah saw well, God said He would hasten His Word for effective performance. It is pertinent to note that there can’t be a performance without a clear vision.
There are basically 5 things we need to know in actualizing the plan and purpose of God for our lives. They are, WHAT, WHERE, WHY, HOW, WHEN.
WHAT IS THE VISION?
What is my assignment? What is the vision of the ministry God has placed me in? What is my role and part there? ‘What;’ is a definite and probing word that is included in a statement when one is in search of answers. Confusion is erased when you know what. A lot of people live other people’s dreams simply because they do not know WHAT their role/ part in the body is. Knowing WHAT brings things into focus and perspective. It is definitive and this brings clarity. Have you ever asked yourself, what is my part in the cosmos? You are not just a part of a big puzzle; but on a specific assignment to make impact. God had plans when creating you and He reveals them to us so that we can run with it.
The bible says in 1 Corinthians 12: 20 that “But now indeed there are many members, yet one body”. God gives a visionary the vision and we who believe in the vision of the set man have come to be not only partakers of the grace but also become channels through which God wants to fulfil the vision. We in turn will fulfil our assignment altogether in the corporate vision. When you know what the vision is, then you know the path to walk. We however must walk only in the direction of the next step which is “Where are we going”
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Personal declaration for the day:
I will discover my part and play the role God has given me in big scheme of things.
Questions for you to reflect on:
Do you know the role God has carved out for you?
What is it?