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Gods Vision

Posted on December 7, 2011 by Family Christian There have been 0 comments

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations…” Matthew 28:19

 

Jesus was a visionary leader. He communicated His vision with compelling clarity, and before He ascended back to heaven He commissioned a stunning strategy for its fulfillment. He told His disciples to start as His witnesses in Jerusalem and then progress to Judea, Samaria and the uttermost parts of the earth (Acts 1:8). We can see from Jesus’ example that clearly defined milestones move the mission and vision toward maturity.

Visionary leaders have the innate ability to keep a pulse on the present with faith in the future. They create an immediate urgency balanced with a stabilizing focus on the most important priorities. Visionary leaders do not vacillate, but instead inspire followers with their consistent calling to the cause. They show the way on a shared journey of faith. In time spent with your team, it’s wise to lead them one step closer to owning the vision.

“‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams” (Acts 2:17).

How have you embraced your God given vision for your life? What energizes you toward the eternal? Remember a large vision for the Lord leaves a legacy. The more you are able to invest in faithful, capable and diverse leaders the more you leverage your vision. Under the influence and power of the Holy Spirit they will expand the vision exponentially.

It may be your family vision of ‘trust and obedience’ carried over into multiple generations. It could be the mentoring of men and women whose influence spreads like a relational virus to those they pour into as result of their vision to ‘give back’. Or, it may be an enterprise built to last on the Lord’s precepts and principles.

Whatever your vision stay true to its original intent. In the short term it may sputter and stall, but remain faithful and watch it flourish within the flaming fires of faith. The vision of God is a force that keeps you focused on the eternal. Worship the God of the vision, not the vision, and you will experience eternal significance. It is a faith stretcher that causes you to come back to Christ in humble dependence and trusting obedience.

Jesus says, "Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you” (Matthew 17:20).

Where am I in the faith process of implementing God’s vision for my life?

Related Readings: Genesis 46:2; Daniel 2:28; Acts 16:10; Revelation 1:9

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