EIGHT SIGNS OF RELGIOUS DANGER!
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EIGHT SIGNS OF RELGIOUS DANGER!

   1 TIMOTHY 4:1-2 Religion is a great shaper & controller of minds, (Psalm 100:3).  “Die Religion … Ist Das Opium Des Volkes” (Karl Marx).  I. SIGNS OF UNHEALTHY RELIGION: (When Religion Becomes Cultic)  1. The Uneducated & The Immature Are Leading:   Ecclesiastes 10:16   1 Timothy 3:6   2. There Is An Obsession With Titles:   Mark 10:43-44  Acts 14:11-15   3. There Is A Preoccupation With Miracles:   Matthew 12:39  Revelation 16:13-14  4. There Is An Eschatology Of Escape:   John 17:15,18 ...

THE PARADIGM SHIFT – CONCLUSION
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THE PARADIGM SHIFT – CONCLUSION

   IMAGINE! (LOCAL & GLOBAL)  Imagination = A Nation Of Images In Your Mind/Head; Enough To Work With For a Lifetime. Don’t Waste One Minute With Gossipers Or Time Wasters, Dream!   In The Post Diluvian Age, It Was Imaginations That OccasionedTheFlood, (Gen. 6:5). Imaginations Can Have A Global Effect.  1. The New: Imagine Us Thinking, Speaking, And Living, As The Church In Jesus...

THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 6 (cont’d)
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THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 6 (cont’d)

   FALLEN CULTURE VS. KINGDOM CULTURE  I. FALLEN CULTURE: (Proverbs 6:16-19)  Proud Looks = No Promotion, (Prov. 29:23). High Brow, Low Future! (16:18)  Lying Tongues = No Future, (Prov. 12:19).  Bloody Hands = No House, (1 Chron. 28:3).   Wicked Hearts = No World, (Gen. 6:5).  Mischievous Feet = No Peace, (Prov. 26:22).  False Witnesses = No Justice, (Prov. 24:28). Ps. 35:11 Discord Sowers = No Harmony, (Prov. 26:20).   II. KINGDOM CULTURE: (Galatians 5:22-23)  Love = Consistent Selfless Giving, (John 15:13).  Joy =...

THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 6
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THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 6

   10. FOCUS 2021 & BEYOND:  a. Understanding:(Prov. 4:7 & 1 Chron. 12:32)  What We Are As An Organization = Understanding Rhema Canada.  Who We Are As An Organization = We will move incrementally from a volunteer-based organization to a compensation-based organization.  Who We Are As A Ministry = We will transition ourRCM Division from a...

THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 5
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THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 5

   9. THE IMPORTANCE OF VISION, PEOPLE, AND ALIGNMENT:  a. VISION: What Do You See? (Luke 6:39-40)  Vision is a picture of a desired future, good or bad, (Hab. 2:2).  Vision separates the men from the boys, the called from the cruising, the sent from the went, and the authentic from the pretenders.  Vision ensures...

THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 4
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THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 4

   7. THE MATTER OF YOKES & EQUITY: Mosaic Law, (Deut. 22:10), prohibited the binding together of unlike domesticated animals for the purpose of labor. This is the principle of yoking or joining, with the emphasis being on the importance of equality when it came to labor or work-related matters. The principle of joining like...

THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 3
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THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 3

   5. THE IMPORTANCE OF CAPACITY:  In Matthew 25:14-15 the Scriptures references abilities or capacity. Capacity can be defined as “How much one has been designed to hold.” Capacity is revealed or made known thru the following means:  Charisma = Gifts  Process = Development  Insight = Revelation  Fruit = Results  Integrity = Honesty  Capacity can also determine “understanding,” (Matt. 13:13).  The importance...

THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 2
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THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 2

     3. GIFTS & WORLDS:  a. God’s gifts, (James 1:17), when used, create worlds, (Eph. 3:20-21). These worlds are called sub-worlds or disciplines. On one level we all live in the world, (Ps. 24:1a), and on another level we also live in various sub-worlds, (Ps. 24:1b). God’s gifts in operation create fulness.  b. The primary job of the believer is to occupy in these sub-worlds, (Luke 19:13), knowing...

THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 1
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THE PARADIGM SHIFT – PART 1

   PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: To Get Us Thinking Differently.  KEY TEXTS: Isa. 2:2 & 2 Tim. 2:5  1. GOD’S SELAH: This moment is God’s Selah, His Global Pause for His people to Reflect, Rethink, Restructure, & Restart.  Reflection requires the Right Eyes, (Eph. 1:18). Revelation Rethinking requires the Right Mind, (Phil. 2:5). Thinking Restructuring requires the Right Systems, (2 Tim. 2:5). Legality Restarting requires the Right Objective, (Matt. 6:10, 33; Rev. 11:15). Kingdom A new world is here that is qualitatively different from the pre-pandemic world. A world without borders. A...

RHEMA: DO WHAT GOD TOLD ME TO DO
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RHEMA: DO WHAT GOD TOLD ME TO DO

   RHEMA: DO WHAT GOD TOLD ME TO DO  ISAIAH 2:2  Preface: The vision of Rhema, as originally given, was entrusted to be something different, something fresh, something that did not exist. We started well, though highly criticized, however I acquiesced at times to the status quo, allowing too many things to slide, causing us to veer slightly off the intended path, opting for a more church-religious path. Using...