7 Keys To Purpose I Week 5: Preparation
Updated: Jun 17, 2021
Welcome to the 7 Keys to Purpose blog series. This post will cover week 5 out of a 6-week series. In case you missed it, last week we dived into how to use provision to unlock purpose. Below you will find the 7 Keys and a summary of each week's topic. Week 5 is all about preparation, so let's get started with this God-given key.
Key 5: Preparation
You will have a season of preparation. Your purpose will get you through to the next level God has prepared for you.
I'm excited to dive into this week's key because, to be honest preparation is where God has had me this season. God has given me the ability to sense (preceive) my next season before I actually step into it. These last few weeks for me have been crucial preparation for the shift that is coming. I have learned to trust the process even if I do not understand, and lean on his strength when I feel weak. You too can have this level of awareness if you embrace the significance of preparation.
God will always prepare you for your purpose. Do not doubt the season you are in. God has not forgotten about you, trust his timing and perfect plan for your life. God gives good things and often is preparing you for something better than you expect. Preparation always meets opportunity. Preparation is another way to step into destiny.
"Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin." Zechariah 4:10 (NLT)
"And let us not be weary in well-doing; for in due season we shall reap if we faint not." Galatians 6:9 (KJV)
Preparation is defined as the action or process of making ready or being made ready for use or consideration. I have broken down 7 ways God uses preparation for a purpose, for he is doing great work in you. "I am sure that God who began the good work in you will keep on working in you until the day Jesus Christ comes again." Philippians 1:6 (NLV)
Other Ways Preparation is Used (Tips)
1. Preparation for seasons
I am not talking about the seasons of Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Though we alternate seasons and have cycles every 3 months that often cause us to prepare differently. In this sense, I'm talking about a spiritual time span in which God allows you to mature for a purpose beyond what we can see. A spiritual season can take days, weeks, months, or even years depending on w