I Am Number 8: Overlooked and Undervalued, But Not Forgotten By God
If God can take David--the invisible eighth son of a forgotten family--and turn him into a king, just imagine what magnificent plans He has for redeeming your life.
David was born a number 8--a hidden gem, often overlooked and undervalued by everyone except for God. For David, being a number 8 seemed like a curse until the day God transformed him from the unknown eighth son of Jesse into the much-honored king of Israel.
When God sends out an invitation to greatness, His directions don't always make sense to us. You may feel like the most invisible, broken number 8 out there, but God sees your hidden value and is growing you for better things. David didn't know it, but his time as a simple shepherd with a dull future did not go unnoticed by God. In David's darkest moments, he was cultivating the kind of gifts, wisdom, and leadership he would need to become a king. Even when you're an underdog in the eyes of the world, God is working behind the scenes to develop you into a king or queen.
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John W Gray
JOHN GRAY is an associate pastor at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church, in Houston, Texas - America's largest church. He preaches at Lakewood's midweek service, where attendance averages 9,000 people a week. He has been added to Oprah Winfrey's 'Super Soul 100', a collection of 100 awakened leaders who are using their voices and talent to elevate humanity. John resides in Houston with his wife, Aventer and their two children.