Here is the latest audio lesson in our short courses series on The Ten Parables Of Jesus. It is lesson 6 on " The Parable Of The Sower And The Seed. " I trust you will be blest with this Word. I truly enjoyed ministering it to you.
Kings come and go. Leaders come and go. Some have success their entire time in leadership, and others fall by the wayside because of a variety of weaknesses, or bad decisions. This is common of leadership in general, and that is why our eyes must be on the King of Kings, recognizing the ministry of restoration for those who just like us can fall given life's difficult choices.
In chess protecting the King while working aggressively utilizing our pieces to gain advantage is the ultimate goal. However, many are the foolish ones who gamble with aggression without proper vision. Who open up the way for an opponent to sweep away the King. It's so easy sometimes to see your opening, and be blindsided by the counter-attack!
Be positive and faith filled in your life, but always hold in high regard the cherished things in life. Don't be so easy about giving up your King ( that which is your center you focus in life ). Don't get distracted by an elusive choice that might seem to your benefit, but end in utter disaster.
Lord grant us wisdom and Solomon, and grace as the Lord.
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August Bible Conference forthcoming for Focus Bible College. There will be classes, communion, fellowship and exciting evening services as well. The services will be held at Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church and St. Martin of Tours Episcopal Church in Omaha, Nebraska. Dates are set for August 18h Thru the 21st.
We will have more specifics going forward in early May,
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Short Course Audio From The Ten Parables Of Jesus Study. Lesson 5 - The Parable Of The Good Shepherd.
I trust as many as possible will listen to this message. Whether you study the whole series or not, it doesn't matter. For this Word truly captures this pastor's heart and I have not sensed the anointing of God like I did ministering this Word in a long time. I am so happy to share it with you. If you never listen to any of my sermons again. Get this one!
December 1 - Provocation—The Right Kind
The King James Version of Hebrews 10:24 reads, “And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works.” This version uses the word provoke, a strong word that typically has a negative connotation. I think it was used deliberately in order to make us think. What do we usually provoke from other people? Anger or jealousy. But we are to provoke to “love and to good works.”
The Greek word translated “provoke” is the same word from which the English word paroxysm is derived. Do you know what a paroxysm is? It is an absolutely uncontrollable outburst of emotion, such as anger, or even laughter.
Although the word provoke often suggests something bad, in this context, it is turned to the good, for we are to provoke one another to love and good works. And let me just point out that there are certain people whom you’ll have to provoke if you want them to do the right thing. Moreover, you will have to consider how to provoke them.
This is one of my weaknesses. I don’t like having to consider people’s personalities. With a military background and a rather logical mind, it is sufficient for me just to tell the person to do something. But the Bible tells us to consider how to tell them, because if you want the right result from one person, you have to tell him in quite a different way from the way in which you might tell another person. Anybody who has children knows this is true—you cannot treat them all the same. You can scold one child and get the right result. But if you scold another child, you might just discourage or defeat him.
Thank You, Lord, that You help me to love others. I proclaim that I consider how to provoke others to love and good works. I shall consider others. Amen.
By Derek Prince
Enjoy our most recent upload of our Short Courses series on The Ten Parables of Jesus. This lesson is on The Parable of The Five Foolish Maidens.
The Parable Of The Five Foolish Maidens
Here is the link to the active quiz for this current lesson. The lesson is on The Foolish Maidens.
The Parable Of The Five Foolish Maidens.
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