Church called out to do kingdom business.
“the children of Issachar understood the times and seasons, and what Israel ought to do.” – 1 Chronicles 12:32
Every generation is given a trial and a task and an assignment.
We will rise to the challenge.
Every generation must be fully awakened to its purpose, and to accept its call.
“What should I say, Father, save me from this hour. But for this hour I have come into the world.” – John 12:27
“Could you not watch for one hour with me?” – Matthew 26:40
“The one who indulges in a sinful life is of the devil because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God was revealed was to undo and destroy the works of the devil.” – 1 John 3:8 Passion Translation
“He sighed deeply in His spirit, and said, ‘What drives this generation to clamor for a sign? Listen to truth there will absolutely be no sign given to this generation.’” – Mark 8:12
This is the generation that we are called to minister to.
“Before this takes place the Son of Man must pass through great suffering and rejection from this generation.” – Luke 17:25
God is getting ready for a change. God is getting ready for the mightiest revival that has ever hit planet earth.
“There is a generation rising that curses their fathers and speaks evil of their mothers.” – Proverbs 30:11
“There is a generation rising that considers themselves to be pure in their own eyes. Yet they are morally filthy, unwashed, and unclean.” – Proverbs 30:12
“There is a generation rising that is so filled with pride that they think they are superior, to look down on others.” – Proverbs 30:13
“There is a generation rising that uses their words like swords, to cut and to slash those who are different. They would devour the poor, the needy, and the afflicted off the face of the earth.” – Proverbs 30:14
“There has never been a generation that has been given the detailed understanding of the glorious and Divine mystery until now.” – Ephesians 3:5
“God is revealing it only now to His sacred apostles and prophets, by His Holy Spirit, therefore do not be unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.” – Ephesians 3:5
“The testimony of faith is what previous generations were commended for,” – Hebrews 11:2
“In this way every generation will have a living faith and in the laws of life and will never forget the faithful ways of God.” – Psalms 78:7
“Write all this down for the coming generation.” – Psalm 102:18
“After David passionately served God’s desires for his generation, he died; he was buried with his fathers and his body decayed.” – Acts 13:36
“We have heard true stories from our fathers about the rich inheritance. We will continue to tell our children and not hide from the great marvels of our God, His miracles and all of His power that have brought us this far.” – Psalm 78:3
Tell somebody about what God has done.
“You are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people, that you should show forth the praises of Him who has called you out of darkness and into His marvelous light.” – 1 Peter 2:9
Celebrate the goodness of God on your life.
The Lord is faithful. God is good.
“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desire to reach their potential.” – John Maxwell
“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” – Ron Osborne
“Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” – Helen Keller
“bear much fruit,” – John 15:5
“many are called, but few are chosen,” – Matthew 22:14
5 Characteristics of Achievers
1. Clear vision of their purpose.
“For this purpose, the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil.” – 1 John 3:8
2. Stay focused on their purpose.
“Jesus set his face like a flint toward Jerusalem,” – Luke 9:51
“For the joy set before Him, endured its shame and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” – Hebrews 12:2
3. Wisdom to gather resources for training for their purpose.
“ants gather meat in the summer,” – Proverbs 30:25
4. Do not associate with problem-oriented people.
Surround yourself with solution-oriented people.
“Without faith it is impossible to please God.” – Hebrews 11:6
“Hold your course until you win the war.” – Gen. Grant
5. Refuse to let opposition and obstacles stop them. Stay on course regardless of setbacks and disappointments.
“Jesus endured the cross,” Hebrews 12:1-2