Are you ready to open your imagination to the possibility that God has a vision for your life that is greater? We all have honest moments when weare gripped by a desire to feel that what weare doing matters more. That who we are matters more. And according to one of the most shocking verses in the Bible, Jesus wants the very same thing for every one of us: aVery truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.a -John 14:12 That single promiseaaeven greater things than theseaashould be enough to shatter our acceptance of spiritual mediocrity. Unfortunately, most believers have only tried and given up on vague notions of greatnessabthen settled into a life thatas just good enough. Good enough = Baseline living that is marked by mediocrity, stuck in spiritual survival mode, and controlled by complacency. Greatness = Vague, unrealistic aspirations of doing better that donat work in real life and lead to endless frustration. But there is a third way. Greater = The life-altering understanding that God is ready to accomplish a greatness in your life that is entirely out of human reachabeyond anything you see in yourself on your best day, but exactly what God has seen in you all along. In Greater, Pastor Steven Furtick draws on the biblical story of Elisha to empower you to: ac Take a God-given dream from idea to reality ac Stretch your limited resources and abilities in ways you never thought possible ac Replace the images of yourself that keep you feeling stuck in the past ac Make a significant impact with your life starting today, rather than making endless plans for tomorrow that you never get around to If youare tired of being ordinary, itas time to dream bigger. If youare feeling overwhelmed about where to begin, itas time to start smaller. Itas time to ignite Godas Greater vision for your life.In Greater, Pastor Steven Furtick draws on the biblical story of Elisha to empower you to: ac Take a God-given dream from idea to reality ac Stretch your limited resources and abilities in ways you never thought possible ac Replace the ...
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