Daily Devotion

January 23, 2017

Fasting | Day 16

Excerpted from Jentezen Franklin's 21-Day Fasting Bible Study

Vision. A God-given vision is a powerful thing. A lot of people mistake goal setting for vision. There's nothing wrong with having goals, but a vision is not a goal that you set in your carnal mind. A true vision originates from God. It's something that God puts in your spirit.

Vision is something that the Holy Spirit deposits into you and says, "This is the highest you! This is what I see you doing. This is My call and My dream and My vision for your life." And it's always bigger than what you think you can do. It's always greater than your ability to perform it without the power of the Holy Spirit.

Many of us come to a place in life where we're unsure, and we begin to question, "Is it ever going to happen?" You begin hoping, wishing, praying, "Lord, I just want it to happen." But you must move from the place of hoping to the place of believing. When you go from hoping it will happen to believing it will happen, your faith takes a quantum leap, and you KNOW God's going to do it! In your spirit, you realize you're about to step into something beyond yourself.

What is your vision? What is it you're believing God for? Is there something you've prayed for in secret because you couldn't work up the courage to even tell someone? I want to challenge you to believe that all things are possible. Place that dream before the Lord and allow Him to take that dream and shape it in to something amazing. Belief is the key.


Think About It

  1. What makes your heart beat faster? Is there a vision the Lord has shown you?
  2. What would you attempt if you could not fail?