« Joel Osteen Podcast

You Are Good Seed

2020-08-23 | 🔗

When God breathed His life into you, He filled you with greatness and purpose. Like good seed planted in the dirt, you were created to rise above every obstacle.

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If you're going to reach a potential, you have to know you were good, see, God wouldn't have breathed his life into you. He wouldn't have chosen before you can choose him. If you didn't have purpose destiny, greatness, there's something in you that will cause you to leave your mom hide. This is the Tories, lacework downloading, or hard cash we enjoy spending this time with you. I know you want to leave encouraged and inspire make sure you subscribe to get new messages every week and following on social media, to stay connected, we appreciate your support and help keep the ministry going enjoy them God bless you it's great to have you with us today and no God has amazing things in your future. Now hope you'll stay connected with this all through the week. You can download our podcast
listen to the message at any time or you can go to our you to channel, but thanks for tuning I'd like to start with something funny- and I heard about this country- grandmother she'd go out on the front porch every morning and thanks Lord for another day, her neighbor didn't believe in God, he'd shout back, there's no such thing as the law. One day he overheard her asking God to give a grocery store. The week he's knock over early the next morning, put groceries own report port. She came out and said: take your Lord! You did it again. He laughed and said: God didn't give you those groceries output in their. She said, Lord! Thank you. You not only sit me the groceries, but you made the devil hey for their say it like you mean it. This is my bible. I am what it says. I am. I have what it says I have. I can do what it says I can do today. I will be taught the word of God.
Our boldly confess my mind is alert. My heart is receptive. I will never be the same in Jesus name. God bless you wanted to you today about you are good seed. Live tries to convince us that we're average there's nothing special about us. We have too many obstacles will never accomplish our dreams. We ve made too many mistakes. Whenever leave our mark, we don't realize who we are. The scripture says we have the divine nature of God. We are his offspring That means you have the dna of Almighty God in r c is favour creativity, courage, new levels, you can't. God's dna and b average that sea will override challenges. That seed will propel. You, where you can't go on your own, if you're going to reach
potential, you have to know, you were good seed, God wouldn't have breathed his life into you. He wouldn't have chosen you before. You could choose him. If you didn't have purpose day, Stephanie greatness, there's something in you. They will cause you to leave your mark. You may have mistakes, but that didn't stop to see. You may have come from negative circumstances, but that doesn't change or sea. No, let how you were raised, what you didn't get any display, should convince you that you're not up to par. You can't do something great the environment doesn't change to see. You can have bad circumstances, but because you see, you're still going to shy. You're still going to blossom. A young lady told me how, when her mother was pregnant with her, she was addicted.
Drugs, when she was born, she had the same addiction. It seem like she was at a disadvantage. She was sent from foster home to foster home. All the arts or against her, but today she successful she runs our own company. She has healthy children. A great marriage: why is there bed circumstances can't stop a good see? I cannot tell you, you are good, see, God is crap Jus with favor. You have roar your blood flow into your veins. You wouldn't here if you weren't, equipped empowered and anointed you may have been raised in an unhealthy environment, but people that had issues, but here's the key. You came through your mother, but you came from Almighty God who you come from is more important than who you come through. The soil may not always be per,
but because your seed is so good, you will succeed despite the dysfunction you will prosper. Despite the economy You will raise great children despite negative influences. You will overcome the illness. Despite what the medical report says, all these, negative circumstances, really there just fertilizer, they can't stop. You see the stinky stuff, the bad breaks, the people they walked away. We don't like it, but it didn't. Stop your destiny, it simply fertilized. You see it made you stronger, more company. I don't complain about the fertilizer. You need fertilizer to boost to growth. We have some.
Our beds at home a couple of times a year we put more India. One of the main ingredients of mulch is manure, its mail so badly. You can hardly stay outside, but in a couple of months the smell is gone and the plants are blooming blossoming, seeing new growth, the fertilizer. Stinky as it smells its providing valuable nutrients and minerals put the plants sometimes life's things we go through things that are not fair. We came down with an illness. Are child is struggling to businesses, We think these negative circumstances are going to stop us, have a new perspective, its fertilizer. It stinks but its not working against to its work and for you, God is going to take what was meant for your harm and turn it to your advantage. It was meant to stop,
But if you keep believing cape, thanking God, keep doing the right thing. You're going to come out stronger, healthier better than you were before, don't sweat, stinky stuff, we all have fertilizer, that co worker that gets on your nerves, always trying to stir up trouble next time. You see them instead of being frustrated under your breath. You're just fertilizer You're trying to push me down, you don't realize good seed have the dna of Almighty God, what he's destined for you? No person can stop what has put in your see that greatness. That purpose, no sickness, no addiction, no trouble. All the forces of darkness cannot keep your see from flourishing. Just ass Joseph betrayed by his brothers thrown into a pit sold into slavery, falsely accused put in prison
one bad break after another. He could have been depressed God, you set out. Being leadership, must have heard you wrong. He understood this principle that bad circumstances cannot stop good seed. That negative situations are simply fertile land their necessary, so you can blue when his brothers betrayed him instead of trying to get it, his attitude was. They just fertilize me when paupers. Why falsely accused him? I'm not worried more fertilizer. One day, unexpectedly, the payroll called for Joseph. He went to the palace, he ended up, making jokes
the prime Minister of Egypt. When you understand that you are good, see that what God promise will come to pass, then you won't complain about the fertile ass. The fertilizer is necessary. Yes, it stinks. Yes, it's uncomfortable, but it's making that seed stronger its developing your character, its giving you indeed France is getting you prepared to blossom in position to see the greatness of our God. I talked to a man that was so upset because his boss was against in always trying to make him look bad and told him what I'm telling you?
its final ass stay on the high road in God, will not only do a work in you, but he'll take care of your enemies. It may stink right now, but don't worry fertilizer stinks. That means you're about to see new growth. He got his passion back and went to the office, be in his best taken too how road work under God, not in demand several occasions he should have been promoted, but because of this unfair balls, he was passed over One day the ceo of the whole company was in town. This man had to give a report. The sea, I was very impressed with his A year later, a came available that should have gone to his body. I've gone to his boss, but
c o skipped over the boss and went straight to this man and operate the position to him now, instead of having to work for that, boss was hard to get along with the tables have turned the boss is working for him. One touch of God's favour and you'll go from the back to front from the prison to the palace. Would you all I've got a lot of fertilizer on me? I have allowed come and against me that tells me you're about to blow Awesome in an amazing way, you wouldn't have that difficulty. You and have all the fertilizer. If God was about to do something awesome in your life, I was out on my driveway the other day this we'd growing up in the middle of the concrete. I thought: how is that possible? The concrete is hard, there's, no good soil. That conditions are totally unfavourable.
But when God won't your c d come up concrete, can't stop it. Bad breaks, can't stop the life God put in. You is more powerful than any force this trying to hold. You back think about a little seed even planted in the ground. The door that's on top of it is hundreds of times heavier people can walk on top of the dirt push it down compacted, make it harder to see. Does it look like it has a chance? The dirt could say too bad to done. You'll, never overpower me a bigger, stronger heavier, but the sea doesn't worry. This
He doesn't stop complaining. I thought I supposed to grow. I thought I was going to be a beautiful flower. I guess it wasn't meant to be no, the sea just rest in what God created it to be the sea. Does it have to do the work it lets the lie put in it by its creator? Do the work before long that little seed opens up and against all odds it begins to we back the dark overtime, its standing above the ground with beautiful flowers, shining brightly. You may have dirt on you. Now, don't worry, you are good, see what God put in. You is more powerful than what's trying to stop you like that. Little see you don't have to make it happen. Try to manipulate things. Force into work. Lives stressed out. No, you can rest, no one, that the seed is going to do the work. The scripture says: God
it over. His word to perform at his word is called c in the same way. God is watching over your see, he's I can assure what he put a new is going to come to pass. Good seed is not stopped by bad circumstances. Good seed is not start by opposition in life. You will have some dirt put on you at times. It feels like your buried. You'll, never get past the sickness. This trouble there. Addiction, it's dark, you feel pressure. All around you don't see a way out. The good news is you're, not buried. You are planted the differences when you are buried, you're done, but when you're plant head you're coming up again stronger, healthier, more successful, but here's to key being planted feels the same is
buried it's dark is uncomfortable. We don't see anything good, there's pressure. If you judge things too soon, you'll get discouraged give up on your dream, think it will never work out God has you hearing this to? Let you know you're not buried. You're planted. Yes, it's uncomfortable Yes, you don't understand it, but this is not the end. The sea God put in you is about us Fourth, the dreams, the health, the freedom, the abundance, the right people don't be discouraged by the dirt. The seed is designed to push back. The dirt is designed out last the opposition this It will not fail the life of Almighty. God is in that seed. My grandfather was a great gardener. He loved to play. Things. He knew how to go all kind of fruits: vegetables, flowers, one thing.
Made him so good at gardening. Is he knew when the plan he knew? There was a specific time to plant tomatoes. A specific time to plant rose is just because he had good seed if he didn't planet at the right time. It wouldn't become what it should he didn't just randomly plant whenever he felt like it, he did it strategically He made sure it was the right season and all the conditions were in place, so the sea could grow Jesus said in John Fifteen that God is the gardener. He knew exactly when the plain to you could have been born three hundred years ago. You could have lived two hundred years from now. You didn't just happened to show up on planet earth. Today your parents just decided to have a baby. God knew you before you were formed in your mother's womb, when God, as the master gardener, thought about window planting,
he didn't just randomly. Do it just pick a day pick any time, God is strategic, like my grandfather knew there was a specific time to plant God look down through the ages of tat. He studied what would be going on what the economy would be like the culture, the technology, the opposition he took, due account everything we would face. Then he put his dna in us. He matched us, but the season we would live in the scripture says an ax, seventeen God. He determined when you would be born where you would be borne and what tribe, what family you would come from before your parents ever Bree the boy before they ever showed up God You knew you and chose wind, you would live. He planted you for this time. This issue a moment you been equipped and
our he put his anointing on your life, his favor. You have the talent, the courage, the connections. Everything has been strategically thought. You not lacking the obstacles you. These are not too much for you. If you couldn't handle it, God wouldn't planted you now. If the giants were too big, you wouldn't be here. If the dream was an attainable, you wouldn't have breath. You are here for such a time. Is this: God knew there would be a pandemic. He knew there be people trying to stop you. He knew about that illness. You'd have to face the opposition. That looks to be the fact that he planted. You now tells me the candy since our right, for you, too, succeed the candy
ginger right for you to leave your mark. The circumstances may not be good, but God wouldn't have planted you at this time. If the soil wasn't conducive for your c d grow, sometimes the sore may feel like concrete, but you have to remind yourself you're still going to blossom you're still wonder flourish. Why you could see you been strategically planted by the master gardener you're, not like a weed you just randomly popped up rain they got here with no purpose know your destiny has been carefully planned when you understand that you been chosen, but this time it will give you a greater competence. God could have chosen David to live now he could have chosen Abraham, Sarah Ruth, but when
strategy about who will be the right people for the year, twenty twenty? Who cannot trust in that difficult time? Who is the courage, the talent the fortitude to carry out now will to do or things he pay. Stole over all the saints of old he looked beyond. Jeremiah is equal Mary Martha and he looked into your eyes. He said that too. I can count on that's the right one, but this our. He didn't just send you here on your own. He put his dna in you, he equipped with what you need to succeed at this tat you may not. What Moses had, but you don't need what he had. God, when'd you now, because this is the right time for you to flourish, to blossom, to accomplish dreams to overcome obstacles to leave your bar. Even
the natural. Do you know what a miracle it is that you were conceived, Your seed was trying to connect with your mother's egg. There were two hundred and fifty millions sperm fighting for that one spot. What are the chances that you would win? You're, not an accident when it was your time. God said all right, I'm going to plant them now. That's why could fight all two hundred and fifty million and your seed connected. You entered that womb. God destined you to be here, before you showed up you defied the odds before you were born, you defeated John. You already and overcome to already victorious. You were born with favour without gods, blessing
You would have never made it into this world and here's my point. God wouldn't have gone to all that trouble. If you were average, he wouldn't have carefully and strategically planned out your destiny. If you are just a poster drift through lie overcome by problems struggle to make it. He chose you because you good see you have greatness any. You are destined to take your family to a new level. After all, God is done hand picked. You put this put his dna in you crowned you with his favor. Don't you they go through life. Thinking you ordinary! I can overcome this challenge. I'll never get well have reached my limits. God wouldn't have planted you now. If that was going to stop me, he knew what the economy would be. He knew the struggles, the opposition, the fact that he When'd, you is a sure sign you. Well able to overcome? Well,
able to raise those children well able to beat that cancer well able to accomplish your dreams. Jeremiah said you will be like a tree planted by the water, a tree not bothered by the heat or long months of drought. Your leaves will stay green. They will keep on producing luscious. Good seed is not affected by the drought. Good seed keeps on producing even in payment good seed outlet, the opposition. Good seed accomplishes dreams bigger than you imagine. I know today. I am looking at good, see I'm looking at people that have been hand picked by the creator of the universe. I'm looking at people that have greatness in their great parents, great students, great leaders, people that have greater influence, great wisdom, great up,
today's. I'm looking at people that are healthy, free redeem restored victorious we'll Joe. This sounds good, but I've made a lot of mistakes. That's why I'm down or myself that didn't change your see, you are still good to see a brand. Is the father of our He was a great man, no disrespect, but Abraham LAD, told the king Sarah, with his sister and not as why Abraham had a baby out of wedlock. He was imperfect. He made mistakes, but the scripture says able and did not waver in his veins lying seems like waiver into me Heaven a baby with someone other than your. Why seems like wavering, but God doesn't judge the way we judge we look at our faults are weaknesses. The time
we failed. We let the accuser fill our man with condemnation, I'm not good seed. The mistakes are made, I'm not good seed. I went through a divorce. My business bail, I'm struggling with an addiction. Do you think you can do something that will change the seed God put knew that you can override what he breathed into your dna. You not that powerful. You can't change what God is already done. He's saying to you what said the Jeremiah. I knew you before you were born in your mother's womb- and I approved you four Jeremiah did anything good
before he showed up on planet earth. God said I approved you too often we're trying to work programme to approval to be good and strong enough disciplined enough. The problem is, we all fail. We all make mistakes, but that doesn't change what God put any you are still could see. You can still have fulfill your desk. Any you can still but calm who you were created to be don't let the accuser convince you that you blown it too many times judo measure up. God will never be pleased with you guys, is saying to you today about prove do my hand. A favour is own. You. I have forgiveness for your mistakes, mercy for your failures, favor for your future. Now wonder what would happen if every day you
start saying. I am, could see when the accuser, whispers, you're a hypocrite. Look at your mistakes say it again. Father. Thank you that I could see that you have mercy promise eggs that what you started in my life, you will finish. Good seed will override mistakes. You ve made good seed overrides failures times you didn't measure you been planted at time, not only because God believes in you, but he's equipped you you are full of, can do power the forces that are for you are greater than forces that are trying to stop you. God is breathing your direction right now chain held you back or being broken new doors. Opportunity are about to open, God is about to show
You a sign of his favour, he's going to do something unusual out of the ordinary, something that's never happen in your family. It's going to define the odds, get ready. The greatness God put in you is about to come out. He doesn't. You here just to take up space, there's an assignment for you to accomplish something that only you can do without you stepping into your purpose. This world will not be what it should There was a young jewish lady in the scripture named Esther. She was an orphan she lost both of our parents raised in poverty. She had all these bed breaks. Look like she was at a disadvantage. She would never do anything gray, but bad circumstances can't stop. Good see what didn't work out, how you were raised, who left to the illness that didn't stop your destiny, That doesn't mean you'll. Never leave your mark. Why? Because you are
see the most tat God wheat is life into you. You're still going to flourish, you're still going to meet someone great you're, still going to live healthy and haul you're still going to start that business, the king of Persia decided to have a beauty pageant, so he could find a why someone invited yesterday, inner out of the thousands of girls in the person. Empire Esther was chosen as the queen, the least likely one I'm in the Hayman. What are the king's advisors came up with a plan to get rid of all the Jews. The king didn't know that Esther was wish. When our uncle heard about it, he said you have to talk to the king. Tell him about this plan. She said I can't go in with that. The king, up his sceptre, I could lose by lie her uncle said. If you
remained silent. Help for the Jews will come from someone else, but who knows that you were brought to this position for such a time? Is this he was saying Esther. This is what you were born for. This is your time to shine. Estralla got her courage up, went in to see the king. She ended up saving the people of Israel who would have thought God would have used this young girl, someone that was seen as insignificant. Yet we're talking about her is one of the heroes of thing. All the odds were against her, but bad circumstances Stop good see, I cannot tell you again, you are good to see you No, the amazing things. God has in store for you. Why don't you start seeing yourself? The right way said focusing on what you don't have, how big the obstacles are. The mistakes you made start focusing on the fact that Europe person of Death-
Danny the creator of the universe, hand picked you, but this particular time it's your turn to share its your time to step into new levels. You may feel, like you, ve, been buried. Have a new perspective, you are planted you're about to spring back up, healthier stronger better than you were before. I believe and declare greatness is about to come out of you. But you didn't know you had problems- are about to turn around healing- is coming freedom, breakthroughs opportunities, the fullness of your destiny in Jesus I'd like to give you an opportunity to make Jesus the Lord of your line? Would you play with me just say: Lord Jesus, our repent of mercy and come into my heart make you my Lord in Savior. If you pray that simple prayer, we believe you got born,
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Transcript generated on 2020-08-23.