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Seeds of Destiny 18 February 2024 SOD || Who Are You And What You Become

SEEDS OF DESTINY SOD TODAY DEVOTIONAL BY DR PAUL ENENCHE (FEBRUARY 18TH, 2024)

Read Today’s Seeds of Destiny Daily Devotional 18 February 2024 (SOD Today Devotional)

TOPIC: WHO YOU ARE AND WHAT YOU BECOME

SCRIPTURE: Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power:
Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to thy father’s bed; then defiledst thou it: he went up to my couch. Genesis 49:3-4.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Who you are determines what you can become.


Jacob had twelve sons, and Reuben was the first. But one day, Reuben defiled his father’s bed by sleeping with his father’s wife (Genesis 35:22). That act brought a curse on his life, a curse he never recovered from till he died.

At the end of Jacob’s life, he gathered all his children and began to give them rewards according to what they had done.
To Reuben, Jacob said:
Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power:
Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to thy father’s bed; then defiledst thou it: he went up to my couch.
Genesis 49:3-4.

Jacob seemed to have told Reuben, “Reuben, you are my first born. You are my strength and power, the excellency of strength and dignity, but you shall be unstable as water. Your doom is sealed because you defiled your father’s bed” (Paraphrased).

You see, the most critical determinant of your destiny is not your intelligence, money, handsomeness, or beauty, but your character. Your character is the greatest determinant of your destiny.

Who you are determines what you can become. There are many people who want to become many things in life such as doctors, lawyers, great preachers, entrepreneurs etc. All these are good visions and ambitions. However, until your character is in place, your destiny is out of place. What you will become in future is a product of who you are currently.

Therefore, you need to deliberately work on your character so you don’t end up disastrously in life like Reuben.

REMEMBER THIS: Who you are determines what you can become.

ASSIGNMENTS:
1. In relation to your character and manners, ask yourself, “Who am I? How solid is my character?”
2. Make up your mind not to end up like Reuben.

PRAYER: Thank You Lord for showing me the real determinant of destiny. I receive the grace to live right and end well in life as I develop and deploy positive character, Lord, in Jesus’ Name.

FOR FURTHER UNDERSTANDING, GET THIS MESSAGE: YOUR CHARACTER AND YOUR FUTURE (PART 4).

QUOTE: Once it is your habit, it can become your character. Once it is in your character, it can affect your destiny. Culled from the book, “21 FOOLISH THINGS PEOPLE DO” by Dr Paul Enenche.

DAILY READING: Judges 9-12.

AMAZING FACT: The world’s smallest bible can fit on the tip of a pen. Scientists etched the 1.2 million letters of the Old Testament on a tiny silicone disk, which they call the Nano Bible.”

DECLARATION/WORD: Every limiting character in your life is destroyed by the power of the Blood in Jesus’ Name.

READ TODAY’S DAILY DEVOTIONALS 

Seeds of Destiny 18 February 2024 SOD || Pastor Paul Enenche

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