22 And when he had removed him (Saul), he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfill all my will.
23 Of this man's seed hat God according to his promise raised unto Israel a Savior, Jesus.
Define your Destiny by accepting your Identity
Saul failed to realize his identity
- 1 Samuel 9:2 - God chose him.
- Indicators of a missed identity:
- Anger and Jealousy - 1 Samuel 18:7-9
- Blame and Worry - 1 Samuel 15:15,21
David discover his identity through
- Divine encounters - 1 Samuel 16:13
- His response to the prophet.
- His relationship with God
- Genesis 1:26 - You were made in God's image
- Revelation 4:11 - You were made for God's pleasure
- Ephesians 2:10 - You were made for good works
- Jeremiah 29:11 - You were made to fulfill God's plan
When you know who you are:
- You have value
- You are careful
- You have hope