THE BOOK OF PROVERBS IS ONE OF THE MOST RELEVANT, STRAIGHT TO THE POINT, EFFECTIVE BOOK IN THE ENTIRE BIBLE FOR THE SINGLE FACT THAT ITS KNOWLEDGE AND INSIGHTS DIRECTLY DEALS WITH THE PRACTICALITY OF WHAT COULD BE DESCRIBED AS A WELL-BALANCED, BIBLICAL VALUE SYSTEM IN [DISCERNING] JUDGING BOTH SIMPLE AND HIGHLY COMPLEX HUMAN CHALLENGES. THE BOOK OF PROVERBS IS ONE OF THE MOST RELEVANT, STRAIGHT TO THE POINT, EFFECTIVE BOOK IN THE ENTIRE BIBLE FOR THE SINGLE FACT THAT ITS KNOWLEDGE AND INSIGHTS DIRECTLY DEALS WITH THE PRACTICALITY OF WHAT COULD BE DESCRIBED AS A WELL-BALANCED, BIBLICAL VALUE SYSTEM IN [DISCERNING] JUDGING BOTH SIMPLE AND HIGHLY COMPLEX HUMAN CHALLENGES
2. Download: REDEFINING PURPOSE
THE REALITY IS, MANY ARE AWARE OF A SENSE OF AN ASSIGNMENT UPON THEIR LIVES, BUT THE CHALLENGE IS, VERY FEW KNOW THE ASSIGNMENT, OR ARE JUST UTTERLY CONFUSED ON HOW TO LOCATE IT. AND FOR THOSE WHO HAVE TO SOME DEGREE LOCATED AND EVEN START TO FUNCTION IN WHAT THEY BELIEVE IS THEIR PURPOSE IN LIFE, SUDDENLY BECOME DISORIENTATED, FEARFUL, OR INSECURE WHEN THEY ARE REMOVED FROM WHAT THEY ARE USED TO DOING, OR SUDDENLY GET SHIFTED TO ANOTHER AREA OF LIFE OR MINISTRY THAT SEEM COMPLETELY DIFFERENT TO WHAT THEY THOUGHT WAS THEIR CENTERPOINT OF PURPOSE AND DESTINY.
I WILL GIVE YOU SHEPHERDS AFTER MY OWN HEART. THEY WILL BE SHEPHERDS WHO FEED YOU WITH KNOWLEDGE AND INSIGHT. IN THOSE DAYS YOU WILL BE FERTILE, AND YOUR POPULATION WILL INCREASE IN THE LAND,” DECLARES THE LORD. “PEOPLE WILL NO LONGER TALK ABOUT THE ARK OF THE LORD’S PROMISE. IT WILL NO LONGER COME TO MIND. THEY WON’T REMEMBER IT, MISS IT, OR MAKE ANOTHER ONE. AT THAT TIME, THEY WILL CALL JERUSALEM THE THRONE OF THE LORD. ALL NATIONS WILL GATHER IN JERUSALEM BECAUSE THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE FOUND THERE. THEY WILL NO LONGER FOLLOW THEIR OWN STUBBORN, EVIL WAYS. JEREMIAH 3:15-17
4. Download: KINGDOM FOCUSED PRAYERS
There is no stronger area of Christianity that so influences the outcome of faith, hope and love for the promises of God, than the concept of prayer. How we dialogue and transact spiritual business at any level is solidly informed by and built on the orientation or the foundation of our prayer culture. It is a known fact that most of what is generally accepted today as effective prayer is mostly influenced by our cultural background, denominational exposure, and of course, the unique socioeconomic and geopolitical challenges within our region of existence.
This material will give a new insight and help gain proper perspective to the required standard of effective praying in this season of transition. It addresses the question of what makes prayer effectual within the context of what is known today as the gospel of the kingdom. It is important to be reminded that it is within the context of this gospel of the kingdom that the Father has given full authority to finalize all his purposes for the earth and humanity.