In Luke 11 Jesus gave us a simple phrase that is not only a mandate for prayer, it is a mandate for mission. Our labor is to be directed towards this ultimate goal: that it would be done on the earth as it is done in heaven. Understanding this phrase from Scripture ultimately gives us a clear ecclesiology, missiology, and eschatology.
God makes a bold prediction concern Zion and Jerusalem in Isaiah 62, and He intends us to hear the resolve in His voice and the strength of His determination. Given this, it focuses us to ask a question: how much do we understand His purposes for Zion and Jerusalem and how much of our ministry effort are we directing towards those goals?
The book of Isaiah gives us an incredible amount of information related to the expression and ministry of the church in the last days and one of Isaiah’s main themes is the ministry of believers to Israel during the end-times. This is known as the “Forerunner Ministry” because it prepares the nations for Jesus’ return, and Isaiah illustrates three characteristics of the forerunner ministry that we must understand.
In Luke 11, Jesus gives the disciples a specific pattern for prayer, but that prayer is actually more than a prayer. It is also Jesus’s missions strategy to see His purposes come to pass on the earth. In it He not only teaches us to prayer, He commissions us to follow the missiology of His prayer and establish the church according to the pattern given to us in this prayer.
http://samuelclough.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Introduction-to-Eschatological-Missiology.mp3An overview of some of the essential elements of Eschatological Missiology given at the International House of Prayer University.
http://samuelclough.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/A-Transitional-Generation-and-the-Controversy-of-Zion.mp3An overview of the subject of a transitional generation and the looming controversy around Zion, followed by a brief consideration of how this affects the way we do missions in this generation.
An audio message delivered at the Antioch Prayer Society Convocation for Prayer and Revival from Isaiah 6 on the call to live before the Lord as a priest in this age.
The Unique Relationship of Jewish and African Peoples at the End of the Age Overview When we speak of the black community we must clearly include all black believers, both those in Africa and those throughout the earth due to the African diaspora. The call to the black community to take leadership in the prayer […]
Now it came to pass, when the time had come for Him to be received up, that He steadfastly set His face to go to Jerusalem, and sent messengers before His face. And as they went, they entered a village of the Samaritans, to prepare for Him. But they did not receive Him, because His […]
It is like a man going to a far country, who left his house and gave authority to his servants, and to each his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to watch. 35 Watch therefore, for you do not know when the master of the house is coming—in the evening, at midnight, at the crowing of […]