Anyone who knows me will know that I am a strong believer of thorough research, meetings and deliberations… and then… more meetings and deliberations before making any important decision. I even call this behavior, Proactive Leadership. If I had more time and space I would give you a scripture or two that I usually use to support this
There are things which- if not prepared for- have a potential to paralyze anyone with fear.
Imagine this for a minute!
You have settled down into a routine of your life, in the neighborhood whose lingo you master, the city whose street names you know by heart, the country whose traffic signs you’re familiar with, and
Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father naked and told his two brothers outside… When Noah awoke from his wine and found out what his youngest son had done to him, he said, “Cursed be Canaan! The lowest of slaves will he be to his brothers.”
Now; I am sure you have
Proverbs 31: 6-7(NIV)- Give beer to those who are perishing…Let them drink and….remember their misery no more.
If you are a regular reader of my blog, by now I am sure you know how fascinated I get with words. So, even in these verses (in which the wise Mother
Allow me to continue from where the writer of Proverbs 31: 4-5 ended.
In our previous post, we saw a mother who was giving her royal son (King Lemuel) advise on important issues in life. The life of Infiltrators and Influencers- Those with the Kingly anointing. The anointing of Ruler-ship. We heard her say:
From the first time we saw Noah starting to experiment with alcohol; all the way to the time of a certain King Lemuel (believe me, he is in your bible)… and until today; alcohol has affected many innocent lives.
“Alcohol isn’t an individual problem, but
I have come across a lot of people who- whether they have position or not- you can sense that they are “the head and not the tail.” And yet, most of them are not acting the part. Now; if you are in this category, I dedicate this post to you- as we continue our discussion from
I have heard many alcohol drinking Christians- when defending their habit of one glass per meal- arguing that if not used excessively, alcohol is not a problem. Well, I have a different take on that! And I know I may lose few friends because of this post, but here it goes! What does the bible really say about YOUR alcohol?
So; Terah’s family is still stationed in Iraq; and because- as we established in the previous post– Iraq is not the country of their choice; they are probably complaining every day about the status quo there; and yet; are not even attempting to do something about it.
Raise your hand if you can relate!!!!
You don’t like your current state of affairs; but you
I am sure we all know Noah very well by now. He was a man under the influence of anger and alcohol- Toxic combination for any Influential person!
That’s right! Words govern everything!
You can’t- as a person of power- make pronouncements out of anger, lest you- like