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02/09/2010 – “Faith for Completing Your Life’s Assignment” II – Your Assignment Resolves the Challenges of Others and Brings Glory to God

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Tuesday & Wednesday, February 9 & 10, 2010
Faith for Completing Your Life’s Assignment II
(Your Assignment Resolves the Challenges of Others and Brings Glory to God)
Pastor George M. Matthews, II

•Your life’s assignment is connected with solving a problem.
•Your success and fulfillment in life is immediately born out of you discovering and embracing God’s plan for your life.

FOUNDATIONAL TEXTS
A. Jeremiah 1:5-10 5Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.  6Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.  7But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.  8Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the LORD.  9Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth. 10See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
1. God knew Jeremiah in the spirit realm – verse 5.

OBSERVATIONS
{Does God form in the belly?}
a.Man was made in God’s image which means we can procreate like He creates – Psalm 82:6 6I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High.
b.In other words, God gives man the ability to form in the womb; whereas God gives the spirit – Hebrews 12:9 9Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
c.Men become fathers in the natural by providing earth suits; God puts the spirit in the suits.
d.In the spirit realm, God orchestrates what spirits goes into what bodies.
e.In other words, God knows what experiences you need, whether good or bad, to make you the you that you need to be to carry out your life’s assignment.
{God is the God of spirits}

B. Acts 10:34 (KJV & The Amplified Bible) 34Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
The Amplified Bible 34And Peter opened his mouth and said: Most certainly and thoroughly I now perceive and understand that God shows no partiality and is no respecter of persons,
1. God operates by and according to principle.
2. Whatever you find God doing in the scriptures for one in principle He must do for another if they meet the criteria.
3. In other words, if God had a life’s plan for Jeremiah, He must have a life’s plan for you.

C. St. Mark 11:22 22And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.
1. Having faith in God is twofold:
a. Faith in God – my belief that He is – Hebrews 11:6 6But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
b. Faith of God – is my speaking to the mountain the Word of God – St. Mark 11:23 23For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
2. Simply because God said something is not enough to bring it to pass.  It takes faith to complete your life’s assignment – Romans 12:6 6Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;
a. The development of your faith will dictate the completion of your life’s assignment.

Assignment defined…
-An appointment, a placement, a putting, a specific place, a position, a spot, your exact location, a fixation, a planting an installation, to narrow down, to put one’s finger on

I. Your life’s assignment is to solve challenges or cure particular or specific ills.
a.Your job is to cure financial problems
b.A mechanic solves vehicular challenges
c.A dentist solves teeth issues
d.Lawyers solve legal problems and there are even specific disciplines in the field of law; God is this specific with your assignment. You are not call to do everything.
e.Accountants are for tax problems
f.Physicians are for medical issues
g.Pastors are for spiritual solutions
•Every person is a solution waiting to happen on the right the scene.

A. Eve was created to solve Adam’s companionship problem and to assist him in his life’s assignment.
– Genesis 2:18, 20-23 18And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. 20And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.  21And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;22And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.  23And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
1. Help meet is two words: a helper who is meet – suitable, fit, a compliment to his assignment.
2. When it comes to your assignment, God does not need your help; He wants to be able to reveal your assignment without your input.
3. God goes along the side of Adam to remove the rib indicating assistance.
4. No one can assist you if they do not know your assignment
5. The help God gives you comes from within the organism not from some strange place that does not recognize the assignment.
6. Your helper should realize and have an understanding of where you are going.

B. Children, like Adam and Eve, were provided to answer the challenge of repopulation, management and even attendance to parents in their older years if necessary.
– Psalm 127:3-5 3Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.  4As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.  5Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
1. Children are to be planned, not an accident of our passion.
2. Children are God’s reward.

C. Understanding the proper assignment in life evokes the assistance of God.
– Jeremiah 1:7-9 7But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.  8Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the LORD.  9Then the LORD put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the LORD said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth.
1. When you are on assignment, God is with you.
2. Help and deliverance comes when you are on task.

D. You must learn to abide in your assignment.
– I Corinthians 7:20, 24 20Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called.; 24Brethren, let every man, wherein he is called, therein abide with God.
•Abide defined…to lodge in, to remain under, stand behind,  to continue, give yourself totally to it and do not become jealous of some else assignment
1. When you step out from your assignment, you leave God.
2. God for you is in your assigned place.
3. God is more interested in your obedience to your assignment than your success.
4. The blessing comes when you learn how to abide.
– I Corinthians 12:1-18 1Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant.  2Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away unto these dumb idols, even as ye were led.  3Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus accursed: and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost.  4Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.  5And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord.  6And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all.  7But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.  8For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;  9To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;  10To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:  11But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.  12For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.  13For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.  14For the body is not one member, but many.  15If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?  16And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?  17If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing? If the whole were hearing, where were the smelling?  18But now hath God set the members every one of them in the body, as it hath pleased him.
1. The spiritual gifts and placement in the body of Christ are given as God wills.
2. Examples of parts of the body not abiding in their calling – foot and ear talking
3. When people miss their life’s assignment they function in the body in an afflicted way.
4. Your provision is in your assigned place.

E. All things fulfilling their God given purpose glorifies God.
– Revelation 4:1111Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.
1.  When the things God created functions according to their creative purpose this glorifies God.

 

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