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Kingdom Thinking – Part 26

 BECOMING A HOPE ADDICT   Job 13:15 “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face.”   Over these past 26 weekly letters we have been looking at Kingdom Thinking and considering what it means to think this way and how it should affect us… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 25

POWER VERSUS INFLUENCE   Numbers 16:5-7 “Then he said to Korah and all his followers: “In the morning the Lord will show who belongs to him and who is holy, and he will have that person come near him. The man he chooses he will cause to come near him.  You, Korah, and all your… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 24

Philippians 2:12-13 “Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed — not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence — continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose.”   It… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 23

Luke 19:13 “So he called ten of his servants and gave them ten minas. ‘Put this money to work,’ he said, ‘until I come back.’”   Kingdom thinking will lead us to break the poverty mindsets over people and help them to create their own wealth. Yes, we want to feed the poor, but kingdom… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 22

Deuteronomy 28:13 “The Lord will make you the head, not the tail. If you pay attention to the commands of the Lord your God that I give you this day and carefully follow them, you will always be at the top, never at the bottom.”   A question that I have on my mind is:… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 21

Acts 1:1 “In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach.”   We find that kingdom thinkers are also kingdom doers. Not only will they think of what needs to be done, but will be actively involved in seeing it done. Kingdom thinkers will be men and… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 20

Matthew 3:1-3 “In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the Desert of Judea and saying, ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near.’ This is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah: ‘A voice of one calling in the desert, “Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.’”’ … Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 19

Matthew 11:12 “From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been forcefully advancing, and forceful men lay hold of it.”   Kingdom thinking will embrace the entrepreneurs. Basic definition of an entrepreneur: someone who organizes a venture (business or otherwise) and assumes the risk for it. In other words,… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 18

Kingdom thinking will focus to a great degree on building character and not necessarily on institutions. Institutions will be built, but to have the right foundation they must be built by men of character.   Oswald Chambers said, “The one thing that God is after is character.” It would seem that in every one of… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 17

Romans 5:3-5 “Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.”   In my early Christian walk I was taught that Jesus is coming and will take me out of this sinful world and what I need to do is remain spotless and… Read more »