Honor is the Currency of Elevation
Psalm 84:11 NIV
11 For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.
If you want to ascend to any level of influence you must learn that Heavens Currency and Favor is based on Honor.
MOTIVATED by a good heart will be directly related to the AMOUNT of GOD’S FAVOR that you receive.
Isaiah 58:12 NIV
12 Your people will rebuild the ancient ruins and will raise up the age-old foundations; you will be called Repairer of Broken Walls, Restorer of Streets with Dwellings.
LUKE 7:36-50 – THE WOMAN WHO WASN’T SUPPOSED TO BE THERE CHANGED EVERYTHING!
SHE CAME AND POURED HER HONOR ON JESUS AND RECEIVED FAVOR IN RETURN !
Luke 7:44-48 NIV
44 Then he turned toward the woman and said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I came into your house. You did not give me any water for my feet, but she wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair. 45 You did not give me a kiss, but this woman, from the time I entered, has not stopped kissing my feet. 46 You did not put oil on my head, but she has poured perfume on my feet. 47 Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—as her great love has shown. But whoever has been forgiven little loves little.” 48 Then Jesus said to her, “Your sins are forgiven.”
Mark 6:4 NIV
4 Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home.”
THE CONFORMITY THAT’S IS BREED FROM FAMILIARITY…
•THE ATTITUDE WAS:
•ITS ONLY JESUS …
•THERE WAS “NO AWE” …
•NO FEAR OF THE LORD …
•NO HONOR …
Ephesians 6:2-3 NIV
2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”
1 Peter 3:7 NIV
7 Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.
Hebrews 13:4 NIV
4 Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.
Ephesians 5:18-19 NIV
18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, 19 speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord,
SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO HONOR PEOPLE BY FAITH!
AND TREAT THEM NOT THE WAY THEY ARE OR EVEN WHAT THEY DESERVE …
BUT THE WAY YOU WANT THEM TO BECOME!