I want to continue our conversation from last week’s blog concerning Faith Matters and how God has already planned His sons and daughter’s destiny on the earth.
Ephesians 1:5 (AMPC) says “For He foreordained us (destined us, planned in love for us) to be adopted (revealed) as His own children through Jesus Christ in accordance with the purpose of His will (because it pleased Him and was His kind intent).”
From a biblical viewpoint destiny simply means God’s plan and purpose for His children conceived long before we were born. It is that to which any person is predetermined and foreordained to accomplish by God while on the earth. God told Jeremiah in chapter 29 :11 from the (AMPC) bible “For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil to give you hope in your final outcome.”
At this point we must digress and see what God told Jeremiah in chapter 1:5 from the (AMPC) bible. “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you (and) approved of you (as my chosen instrument) and before you were born I separated and set you apart, consecrating you; (and) I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”
Receiving this one revelation from the Word of God will answer the question as to why we are here on this earth and why we were born. We came into this world already prewired and prepackaged with everything we need to walk out God’s plan for our life. Is it always easy walking out God’s destined plan for our life? No! Is it always worth it? Yes! Faith says I believe God no matter how it looks or how challenging it gets. Several years ago, Holy Spirit had me to declare this statement. “If I have to go through this (whatever your this is, you know) when I get to that (God’s destined plan) , it will be worth all of this.” Faith makes it worth it!