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Your Development and Your Calling

The Urban Alternative / Tony Evans, PhD
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May 26, 2021 8:00 am

Your Development and Your Calling

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May 26, 2021 8:00 am

Discovering God's destiny for your life will bring you the satisfaction you can’t imagine. But it will also cost you something. Join Dr. Tony Evans as he talks about the price we should be eager to pay in order to find and fulfill our calling.

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Dr. Tony Evans is the Lord's purpose for your life could take you out of your comfort zone celebrating faithfulness. This is the alternative Dr. Tony Evans mother speaker, senior pastor of Oakland Bible Fellowship in Dallas Texas and president of the urban alternative discovering God's destiny for your life will bring you more satisfaction than you can imagine, but it will also cost you something today. Dr. Evans talks about the price we are to be eager to pay in order to find and fulfill our calling.

Let's join him. Many people start with the story that is explained in chapter 3 the calling of Moses to lead the children of Israel out of Egypt and into the promised land without understanding the background that led the Exodus chapter 3 is God wants to lead you to your calling your divine purpose for being but it will even get to you. He has to also prepare you for it is a developmental process that must occur so that when you hit your calling.

You are ready for it and it is ready for you. We find Moses pastorally verse one the flock of Jethro his father-in-law that I will raise you a question raised the question in your mind that it is Moses doing pastoring flock of sheep is very important question.

I know many of you know the biblical history.

Hold your finger here in Exodus 3 go to acts chapter 7 Stephen is preaching his last sermon he recounts most of the story. Verse 20 Holly was born and lovely child in the sight of God.

He was nurtured three months at his father's home, but after he was exposed.

Pharaoh's daughter.

Verse 21 took them away as her own son and Moses was educated in all the learning of Egypt and he was a man of Allah and words and deeds. Verse 23, but when he was approaching the age of 40. Figure may want to know what is calling about 40 it entered his mind to visit his brother, the sons of Israel, and when he saw one of them being treated unjustly. He defended him vengeance for the oppressed by striking down the Egyptian and its Apollo's underline that word in your mind. Suppose that his brother and understood that God was granting them deliverance through him, but they did not understand all new people of the main body understood the reason God put them in this position does not list situating him in order to become them. If that but I did not say on time God is ready to reveal your common not ready for you to have what Moses did what you had a calling, but he decided to take it in the flesh rather than wait on the spirit and so he resorted to argue me to do what only God could do the next day comes out and he sees two Jewish brothers fighting any sense to them.

You shouldn't fight one another rather than what I'm told I would like we thought you kill Egyptian yesterday's the word about going public and now the long story short, Moses has to flee for his life. He flees like the wilderness winds up at Midian makes Jethro and he becomes a herder for 40 more years, whether you would upset me sometime to God is not a shares.

These 40 he might stay long in the will of its what shape the motion okay. The motion you would think Ashley will do if you used to be the king saw it, will humble. Now all that was pastoring the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian flock to the west side of the wilderness will wrap the mountain of God. Everything the Lord appeared to him in a blazing fire from the midst of the bush and he loved the whole Bush was burning with fire yet? You Moses is going to get his call. I better get this: recall God told him he was in his own time and a misunderstanding of God.

Besides, since you didn't maybe you're not in the well this wishing if you are looking for your calling.

You want to look for God showing up in an extraordinary way, even if it's in an ordinary environment, please take shape in the job all the time in the wilderness. If you don't want except one thing that I think Barnett and believes that green homes normal. By the way, we got any old Bush will be taken for any normal situation and set aflame to get taken on the situation and make it extraordinary that I will turn aside and look for school where the Lord saw that he turned aside to look to get more information that was calling excess in verse four when he told I look God called him from the midst of the bush, Moses, low to think about normal godly with maybe just what he knows yours. He could only heard his name called back checking out the five suddenly called his name twice whenever God calls your name twice you in trouble. God knew this is a later and God still goes with me. Moses said here.

I noticed Moses learned a very valuable lesson over these 40 years, don't jump out there doing something here for me very said here I am.

You talk on the you notice the here is calling because he was obedient to the voice of the Lord of the lots that I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt.

I am aware of the sufferings that "alone time they were having trouble way back to 40 of adult yet, but they were crying to me. 40 years ago they were not ready to be delivered as you were not ready to be delivered back or verse 10, and I will send you to Pharaoh so that you may bring my people, the sons of Israel. Remember, God didn't change the call. He changed you may feel like God is always want to do some you doing opposite from the sun you thought he wanted you to do unless he changes you want. You keep all or nothing because it may be a matter of time. He says now I'm ready to send you Egypt but Moses says that God gets interesting in verse that whole town I is a broken man now broken. This is when God strips you of your self-sufficient. It's where your confidence in you independently of God. Your confidence in you all the confidence that God but your confidence, that is, God is reduced and that is the man I know all woman I know who is been greatly used by God, who had been stripped first. Every major person in the Bible whose life is unveiled before us had a stripping process is that I should not of all that I should really well and I love job is too big for you.

Your calling will be always too big, you have to raise the question how if you do it and not raise that question you don't know your calling, or you haven't seen all of it or you do so self-sufficient you think you are God does not instill shape but now God in verse 12 oh okay well I will go with you so you don't have to do it, I'll pick you just be a conduit for me to do, and this shall be the sign to you that I sent you what the people of the land of Egypt, you shall worship me in the snow don't know his real family to write back one in your life do you feel God wants done that only God can do.

If you have anything like that in your life you will never see what God because everything you have always been too small, too small, it will never demand anything of God that is beyond your natural resource that I don't have faith in what they can do in case not mess up I don't have much Plan B.

That's why put this in consciousness cripples a plan to be home a bit of a business plan for the business plan is not a pretty place to be that maybe they don't want everything crashes.

Moses said to God, behold, I am going to the sons of Israel, and I shall say to them, God sent me to you using up intelligible who ran me off 40 God tolerated, and sent to Pumphrey got to look at me like a purity pool which left 40 figures again God told you what right yeah what the name has to do with authority by one already. You think you are.

This is where you have a great rendition in the Bible and God said to Moses, I am who I am. Any said that she shall say to the sons of Israel the want to know why am the one alliance Putumayo may not sound like much, but maybe you want opening I was a personal pronoun M of the present tense. He says you tell him I am looking for the present tense who I am. Personal pronoun present tense, I am defined only by me. I am eternally existing self generating one. I am God says I that I am hello defined me. Therefore I am all you need. Dr. Evans will come back in a moment to explain what we have to lose in order to get hold of the future God has in store.

Stay with us first so I like to tell you about the perfect book that goes along with today's message is called Discover your destiny. Let God use you like he made you this book from Dr. Evans builds on what we been learning God has an agenda, not just for the world but for each and every one of us custom designed to give us the deep sense of satisfaction that comes from making a real difference. You learn how to find your one-of-a-kind special assignment from God and discover how the Lord will give you everything you need to carry it out, and through tomorrow we are bundling this book along with the two volumes containing all 12 full-length audio lessons from Tony's current message series called for a purpose. You can get the destiny book and the called for a purpose audio series on CD or digital download is our gift when you make a donation to help us keep this program on the air. We depend completely on your support and this is one way we can show our appreciation for your faithfulness to the ministry of Dr. Evans all the details are waiting for you online@tonyevans.org or call us at 1-800-800-3222 like one of our team members assist you with your resource request I'll have that information for you again after part two of today's message and this says to man up there often talking with things you can see money status as God said to be a man in rising society can't leave God and the sidelines to do so is the difference between good and great see greatness is achieved its demonstrated every day a man leaves his legacy a million little moments done well requires showing up been present, standing up speaking truth in his powerful and long-awaited sequel to the instant bestseller kingdom and Tony have in the kingdom in rising challenges men to rise up for what they believe. He inspires men to leave a legacy of impact and influence. Get the much-anticipated SQL kingdom in rising get going sees what's yours playing with hours for the collective body of Christ.

Time is ticking kingdom, then we must rise find out more to me having.org with your calling. God will you ever you become the boy self lot number six is that I am God, God verse seven. I have my people. I am aware of their suffering on the five judges written on the LAN specialist land with no I am past, present and future.

I am all you going to put people together and you get ready for verse 10 Moses said to the Lord. Please Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither recently nor in time pass verse 12.

Now you just go even I will be with your mouth and I will teach you what when you get your calling. You will discover God's efficiency and self-confidence. Legitimate self-confidence will be connected with God.

Confidence everybody here who is seeking the calling was not discovered yet will need further clarification as God one show me a burning bush taken ordinary and create something extraordinary and I will turn aside from book so that I can hear you call my name.

God gives Moses a number lessons object lists, going to the one that's most loaded. If you've got a shepherds crook stick with a hook on the top. Moses is nothingness just staff down what goggles now pick it up only one body.

In other words, I want you to take the risk of trusting trusting God sometimes risky's risk personal Moses.

He picks it up and become okay big deal you good magic God. What's the point staff and you drill out the window. Start is a fossil perils, rent, Moses is talking all the staff you will staff about something to be the millwright called out the staff waters pot because this is no longer loan. It is now called the staff of God when it which is what do you like when you throw it down and got it made, and it made the same but is not to say something good at staff and now that will shake now Palmore could now lead generation the people could now get a lot and want to come up a lot and a lot of nurse that the top by God.

He says now I'm ready to send you but will God verse that hello and I is a broken man now broken. This is when God strips you of your self-sufficient and that is the man I know who is been greatly used by God, who had been stripped first. Every major person in the Bible whose life is unveiled before us had a stripping process and I love this job is too big for you. Your calling will be always too big for you. You have to raise the question how this if you cannot raise that question you don't know your calling, or you haven't seen all of you so self-sufficient you think you are God can shape but now God in verse 12 okay well I will go with you so you don't have to do it.

I think you just be a conduit for me to do, and this shall be the sign to you that I've said you brought people of the land of Egypt, you shall worship me in the snow don't know his real family to write back in your life do you feel God wants done that only God can do. If you have anything like that in your life you will never see what God because everything you have always been too small.

It will never demand anything of God that is beyond your natural resource so that I don't have faith in what they can do in case I don't have much Plan B. That's why put this in crisis is a Plan B business plan business plan is not a pretty place to be that maybe they don't want everything crashes. Moses said to God, the whole intelligible really all 40 God talk later, and sent to Pumphrey got a look at me like a purity pool which left 40 God told you what right yeah. And God said to Moses, I am who I am and he said that she shall say to the sons of Israel want to know why am. He says you, I am present tense who I am personal pronoun (I am defined only by me.

God says that I am hello defined by me. Therefore I am all you need with your calling. God will be your sufficiency you ever you put that you become devoid of self sufficient. Dr. Tony 11 wrapping up a message because your development and your calling part of his powerful series called for a purpose.

This two-volume 12 lesson collection will help you find and fulfill God's unique plan for your life.

As I mentioned earlier, when you make a contribution to the ministry will be happy to send you this complete audio series on CD and digital download along with Tony's life-changing book that goes hand-in-hand with the material we been hearing today discover your destiny like God use you like he made you this special thank you package deal ends tomorrow to visit Tony Avenue and start all right away to request them and make a contribution in support of the ministry of Tony have and sand the alternative, that's Tony Evans.org or call our 24 hour resource request line at 1-800-800-3222 and let one of our team members help with your request.

That's 1-800-800-3222 tomorrow can be a scary destination, dark, uncertain and unknown, but next time Dr. Evans will talk about the promises you can depend on. Even when the future seems unclear. I hope you'll join us. The alternative with Dr. Tony have brought to you by urban alternative celebrating 40 years of faithfulness, thanks to the generous contributions of listeners like you


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