Vital signs- Friday, September 24th, 2021


How Can I Know My Destiny? Do you know what God created you for? Do you know what your destiny is? The first thing you must do to understand your destiny is to recognize the gifts God has given you to use. They include the things you can't control - your parents, your nationality, your race, your language. They also include your SHAPE - your spiritual gifts, heart, abilities, personality and experiences. These are the things that make you uniquely you. Now you are not responsible for the gifts God didn't give you. In other words, if you are not artistically gifted, you are not expected to paint pictures like Rembrandt. But you are responsible for the ones he did give you. When you get to heaven, God isn't going to compare us with anyone else. But what could we do if we trusted God a little bit more with what we have. Romans 14:12 (NIV) says, "Each of us will have to give personal account to God." God has given you gifts for a purpose. And you have a responsibility to be a good steward of those gifts - not for selfish uses, but for the good of others. Your gifts are not for your benefit. God gave you gifts for the benefit of other people. Ask yourself, "What gift has God given me to use for t