HERALDING THE BIRTH OF KINGDOM STARS
Bishop David Oyedepo
“Eyes that look are many, but eyes that see are few.”
Every time God wants to change the life of a man, He presents him with an opportunity; life is an adventure in opportunities.
- Psalm 45:6-8
- Mark 10:46-52
We are prophetically in the Church age; era of the reigning church.
- Isaiah 2:1-3
The Church is not a building, it is a people.
“The Word you believe comes to pass in your life and the Word you receive empowers you to become.”
- Luke 1:45
- John 1:12
- Micah 4:1-2
Tracing your root of stardom to wisdom; every child of God is endowed with divine wisdom.
- Rev. 22:16
- Hebrews 2:11
- John 17:18
- Daniel 12:3
- Mattew 11:19
Wisdom is described according to Mattew 7:24-25.
It is Word practice that makes wise.
- Deuteronomy 28:1-3; 13
“To get to the top, you need an addiction to Word practice.”
- Proverbs 22:29
Where you find yourself tomorrow is by the quality of engagement in your purpose.
Virtue for Stardom: Discipline
It is operating as demanded, not as convenient.
- 1 Corinthians 6:12
“A disciplined person goes for what adds value; very choosy.”
- 1 Corinthians 10:23; 9:26
Instruction: Do not make your body define the events of your life.
What Discipline Connotes:
1. It connotes Self-control
- Daniel 1:9-12
- Nehemiah 4:23
“People that accomplish great strides are men of proven self-control.”
2. It connotes Orderliness: Setting priorities to your day.
- Psalm 119:164
“People fail because they are disorderly; when order is restored to your life, you increase.”
- 1 Corinthians 14:40
- Acts 14:4-5
3. It connotes Timeliness.
- Daniel 6:10
4. It connotes focus.
“Your calling remains current throughout your lifetime.”
- 1 Kings 20:39-40
“Hard work does not wear people out, it is wrong work that does.”
- Mattew 6:22
Discipline can be a costly choice, but definitely a most profitable one.
“There are two types of pain: the pain of discipline and the pain of regret.”
Obedience may be costly, but the end result is priceless.
Self-discipline is self-inflicted pains for your anticipated gain.
- 1 Corinthians 9:25-27
- 2 Timothy 2: 3-5
Only the disciplined can be enthroned in the kingdom.
“How disciplined one is today, ultimately determines how distinguished they are tomorrow.”
- Ecclesiastes 10:7-9;16
Instruction: The serpent bites when there is the lack of: discipline, direction, diligence and wisdom.
GOD BLESS YOU.
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