To accomplish our goals for 2020. . .an average effort is not enough.
An average commitment is not enough.
Average desire is not enough.
A.W. Tozier, the noted theologian wrote:
“Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.”
Being average is a settled for. . .kind of life.
The average person settles for whatever comes their way. . .by resigning themselves to exist as they are…by refusing to make the effort to move beyond. . .and out of their comfort zone. . .into the kind of life God desires for them.
It’s interesting and important to note that the word average is not in the King James Version, New King James, New International, New American Standard, Amplified or New Living Translation of the Bible.
I believe average isn’t in any of those translations because God created, empowered and destined each of us to rise above average. . .to move into excellence in all that our hands find to do.
In fact, as I went on a scripture search on why we shouldn’t be average. . .I found seven amazing passages of scripture and the last one. . .demonstrates why being average will make you a spitball Christian. But more about that later.
Now let’s talk about seven reasons God doesn’t do average.