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Series: Be All You Can Be
I Corinthians 2:9
I want to speak today on the subject ''Being All That You Can Be'', becoming all that God can make you to be. And I believe that the Lord will have a message for the church and for you as an individual. I Corinthians 2:9 is a verse that has been used many times at funeral services to talk about heaven and how glorious heaven is going to be, the fact that man cannot comprehend the beauty of heaven, the joy of heaven. And that is certainly true, but it also applies to our life here on earth and the potential of our life. He is talking about the things that God has prepared for His church. The Bible teaches us that God wants to give us all things. He wants to give us many victories. And He wants us to possess that which He has given to us.
I Corinthians 2:9 (KJV) ''But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.''
He is not just talking about heaven but he is talking about the wonderful things that God has prepared for you and for me right here on earth. He is talking about the fact that when God created man, He created man in His own image. And every person that God created is an unfathomable mind of gold. He is an unbelievable package of potential. And God wants us to live up to that potential that He created in us and created for us to be. Every little child that comes to Sunday School is a marvelous package of spiritual potential. Every senior adult, every mother, every father, every young person that God has entrusted to this church is a mighty package of potential to do mighty things for the Lord, to bring glory and honor to the Lord.
And I believe what Paul is saying here is that eye hath not seen, ear hath not heard, it has not even entered in to the heart of man the wonderful potential that God has for us if only we would be willing to become all th ...
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