All posts tagged: counsel

The formula hasn’t changed: Your first step to next step ventures


While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them. Acts 13:2 So, you are sitting there and asking yourself – What’s my next move? What does God have in store for me? Should I do this, should I do that? Let me share with you a very simple advice. Jesus’ disciples understood a very important principle in determining next step ventures. It wasn’t coming up with the best ideas about what they needed to do with their lives. It wasn’t seeking out counsel from mentors and spiritual giants. There is a time and place for those. It was about being with God, waiting on God and listening for the Spirit to Speak. Your first step to next step ventures is taking time – short or extended times of worship and fasting and waiting on the Holy Spirit to speak. I am afraid too many have missed this all important step and have ended up wasting their lives simply …

Show me a Blessed man and I will show you a Godly man


Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers. Psalm 1 Things he doesn’t do: He does not follow the counsel of the wicked He deos not imulate the ways of sinners He does not follow the examples of scoffers Things he does: He delights in the word of God He meditates on the word of God What are the visible results of his choices: He is well norished spiritually He bears all the spiritual fruits He is fresh and never butned out He prospers in whatever he does He receives praise from his maker He has fellowship with the father He is guided by His maker There …