The Saul-David Transition Part 7/8 But he removed Saul and made David their king ... Acts 13:22 Principle-shift For those sensitive to the Holy Spirit there is a principle-shift. A principle may be defined as the basic way in which something works. How we live the Christian life is changing. There is a fundamental shift occurring from the cognitive to the intuitive, or in … [Read more...]
This teaching stream will explore the New Reformation.
While the Reformation of the 1500s was a watershed of gargantuan proportions, reshaping the religious and geo-political landscape of Europe and indeed the world to this day, nonetheless, it was only the beginning—reformation is still in process. In the light of Scripture, issues of authority and leadership, and especially sectarianism and division, remain unresolved. This calls for a more fundamental reformation at a moral and spiritual level across the whole church.
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The Saul-David Transition Part 5/8 But he removed Saul and made David their king ... Acts 13:22 Leader-shift There is a leader-shift occurring in the church. If David is the proto-typical man of God's government, Saul is the proto-typical man of human government. Just as Israel opted for Saul, rejecting Samuel the man of the Spirit, the church likewise rejected their men … [Read more...]
The Saul-David Transition Part 5/8 But he removed Saul and made David their king ... Acts 13:22 Structure-shift God is not only messing with our main-game – the purpose-shift – but also with our structures! There is a structure-shift underway, re-shaping the contemporary church. He is replacing the old order of Moses' tabernacle with the new — he is restoring David's … [Read more...]
The Saul-David Transition Part 4/8 But he removed Saul and made David their king ... Acts 13:22 Purpose-shift For those who respond to the Spirit of God, there is a purpose-shift occurring—a shift from gift to agape. Samuel's response to Saul's disobedience, "To obey [agape] is better than sacrifice [gift]", is instructive (1 Sam 15:22). Saul, like the contemporary … [Read more...]
The Saul-David Transition Part 3/8 But he removed Saul and made David their king ... Acts 13:22 Heart-shift There is currently a heart-shift occurring. Saul’s ‘heart condition’ was why God replaced him with David: And when He had removed him, He raised up David to them to be their king; to whom He also witnessed and said, I have found David the son of Jesse to be a man … [Read more...]