Today we will be talking about Living outside the box of peoples opinion.
Proverbs 29:25 The good news translation. Says
It is dangerous to be concerned with what others think of you, but if you trust the LORD, you are safe
People who accomplish big things in life faced objections,opposition and opinionated people who tried to discourage them.
Opinions can be constructive, destructive, influencing,atimes teleguiding.
When the first airplane designed by Wright brothers tried to fly , people told them it would never work because humans arent designed to fly.
When Moses led the Israelites across the desert, the people complained: You want to take us to the desert for us to die of hunger ! We want to go back to Egypt!”
When a president of united states said the United States would send a man to the moon, many people said it could never be done.
When we planned to start the daily podcast some said to me what would you talk about everyday,limit yourself to the pulpit, have you counted the costs associated , the time,will people listen ?
Today we have close to 40 thousand listeners around the world in at least 31 countries and counting.
Anyone who has ever tried to do anything great has always come face-to-face with objectors.
The thing is, objectors aren’t necessarily bad people. They may truly want what’s best for you. They may love you.
But they’re not God.
So don’t treat their opinions like you would God’s opinions.
Proverbs 29:25 MSG).
The Bible says, “The fear of human opinion disables; trusting in God protects you from that” (Proverbs 29:25 MSG).
Some have been disorganized by the opinions of others and don’t even realize it.
In a sense, some of us have become addicted to the approval of others.Always looking for approval of men.
Another translation of
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Proverbs 29:25 says, “It is dangerous to be concerned with what other people think of you, but if you trust the Lord, you are safe” (GNT).
When you give more weight to the opinions of others than you do to God’s opinion, you’ll stay on the sidelines when God wants you in the game.
You’ll stay locked up in a prison of self-made fear and limitation.
Other people’s opinions can sidetrack you from God’s purpose for your life.
Don’t let that happen.
In Isaiah 8:13, NIV VERSION. the Bible says, “The Lord Almighty is the one you are to regard as holy, he is the one you are to fear, he is the one you are to dread” (NIV).
So break the chains of fear and go after God’s vision for your life. He’s your biggest fan and support. He wants you to succeed, and he’s working in your life so you will.
Dont give up,trust in him and believe in yourself that God is with you ,he is your source,with him you can do all things.
We are in a world of enterprise.
Entrepreneurs are leading into the future all because they forged where others dared to go.
The way to develop self-confidence is to do the things you fear most
If you hear a voice behind you telling you you can’t achieve .by all means get involved in what you want to achieve and that voice will fade away.
Atimes opinions spoken are not of men but the devil.
Remember Jesus address something like this in mathew 16:23
But He turned and said to Peter, “Get behind Me, Satan! You are an offense to Me, for you are not mindful of the things of God, but the things of men
Remember this, nothing ventured is nothing gained.
Now keep saying amen and make it loud as I pray…
Your vision will not be amputated.
All that God has purposed for you in life for victory and success will not be intimidated by opinions of detractors.
The right word,the right focus,the right people ,God will bring your way in Jesus name.Amen.
Sound health sound mind are yours.
Favor and ease for exploit are yours.
You will break barriers and exceed limits.
Not by power not by might but by the spirit of the living God it is settled in Jesus name.
Can your amen be a loud one