People who are competitive are jealous and insecure because they have a lack of understanding their purpose and how to live in purpose as well as execute the right decisions to fulfill their purpose. A competitive spirit is a spirit that is rooted in performance and therefore rooted in the spirit of fear that results in self effort that is the breeding ground of pride. People who are content and secure in their purpose understand how to live and accomplish what they are purposed to fulfill because their desired results are secured and it is already established in the Heavenly Father’s will. These people are graced and favored to occupy every promise of God because they trust God’s ability to bring it to pass without having to compete, perform or try to fulfill another person’s purpose.
When you are purposed you are already anointed, appointed and approved to fulfill the purpose that has already been established for you before the foundation of the world. Therefore you can walk confidently in purpose without the fear of someone trying to out perform you or steal your purpose. No one could ever be you because their purpose is not the same as your purpose and they are not approved, anointed or appointed to be and do what God has purposed you to do. Therefore they do not have the ability to out perform what you have been graced to do.
Your grace reveals the favor of God on your life which is the presence of God on your life. Being graced does involve work, but a different kind of work that is a different kind of labor. This grace kind of work is working to believe in God’s thoughts God’s living and powerful word, emotions of the Holy Spirit and obedient actions regarding what God has promised by faith. Therefore, we do not have to perform which is leaning to our own understanding that leads further away from understanding God’s will for our life (Proverbs 4:7). We can rest in God’s peace that passes all understanding. God’s peace is the understanding of how to work what He has revealed by faith, therefore making it by grace (works) through faith (Ephesians 2:8).
Grace is the actions of God, while faith is the thoughts of God that is fulfilled within the earth by grace. The word of God tells us in John 1:14 that Jesus said, “The word became flesh, we beheld His glory full of grace and truth. The glory of God is full of God’s work and God’s thoughts. When we know God’s thoughts automatically we are aware of God’s plans. When we are aware of God’s grace we are aware of how He works His plan which means we are aware of how He fulfills His thoughts.
God gives the thought that is the plan of faith and He gives the graced work of grace on how to fulfill His plan of faith. This is why it is by faith through grace and why faith without grace is dead. Which means faith without work is dead because our thoughts have to be established in God’s plan of faith through His works of grace. God does not need us to perform and therefore compete the thought or the action. He just needs us to trust His thoughts, words and emotions by willingly fullfilling His kingdom on earth as it is in heaven through our obedient actions. He desires us to hear His plan of faith so we can work His strategy of grace and bring His kingdom to earth as it is in heaven. T
Grace is the gift of God because He does the work and He gives the plan of faith. The word of God tells us that if we have faith as a mustard seed we can move mountains (Matthew 17:20). The word of God also tells us nothing is impossible for God to them who believe God (Ephesians 2:8-9). The reason we can move the impossible mountains by a mustard seed of faith is because God created the end by faith before the beginning of Grace. He is called Alpha and Omega, meaning His beginning is Grace and His end is faith. This is why whatever God speaks in faith will not return to Him void because He already established it through His work of grace in Christ Jesus, who is the full manifestation of the gospel of Grace, which is the glorified immortal glorious body of God in a corruptible mortal body.
I invite you to come out of a lifestyle of performing your own understanding into a lifestyle of resting in God’s plan of faith; that has already been established by His work of Grace, Jesus Christ who lives in us today. We labor to hear God’s plan of faith so we can obey His work of Grace and manifest His kingdom on earth as it is in heaven.
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