1 Peter 5:6 (NIV84) Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.

A. God raises us up in His timing

B. We will not go to a higher level until He orchestrates our advancement

C. Our job is to “Humble” ourselves so we can be in position when the time is right

D. Through “humility” we allow God to be the Master Planner of our lives

E. Don’t frustrate yourself by trying to exalt yourself before God’s time

F. God’s time will always prevail, with or without your frustration

G. Leaving the timing to God, allows us to rest in faith and peace while He assumes the responsibility for our success

H. When we yield to God’s timing, the logistics will work perfectly

I. When we forsake God’s timing, we become stranded on an island of self-preservation

J. One moment outside of God’s timing can cause years of setbacks

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Dr. Bryant Bell