Contributed on Feb 25, 2002
To help apply what this Jabez prayer challenges a church family to do-and an individual’s role in that challenge
“Asking God to Bless Me!” --Preview of the Jabez Territory (The Challenges of the Prayer of Jabez Part 1 of 6) (Much of this message was developed from Bruce Wilkinson’s presentation on Visionary Leadership at the “Walk Thru Life with Purpose” Conference in Largo, FL, Feb. 5-7, 2002.) [I ...read more
Contributed on Feb 28, 2002
Part 2 of the challenges of the prayer of Jabez—the pitfalls of the Jabez territory and recognizing some of the limitations of this prayer
(Power Point slides and audience outline available for $10 donation to my church’s worship fund--email me or visit church’s website) Today I continue with part 2 of the challenges of the prayer of Jabez—the pitfalls of the Jabez territory and recognizing some of the myths about this prayer. But ...read more
Contributed on Mar 5, 2002
If Jabez was to be blessed indeed, he had to be kept from evil. Some important principles to overcoming the obstacles to expanding the borders of God’s blessings he has prepared for us are also discussed.
(Based on comments by Bruce Wilkinson at Walk thru Life Conference PPT slides and outline available) Today I continue with part 3 of the challenges of the prayer of Jabez. A man had a problem finding a parking space. He finally parked in a no parking zone and left a note on his windshield ...read more
Contributed on Mar 16, 2002
Understanding that God’s ways are higher than our ways will help us to apply God’s practical formula for traveling the Jabez territory--and to know when God has shown up in our lives.
(Powerpoint slides and audience outline available) Today I continue with part 5 of the challenges of the prayer of Jabez. Today I want to stimulate your thinking about how to make a difference for God, what are some practical steps for the Jabez territory. Much of this message today was ...read more
Contributed on Mar 16, 2002
When Jabez cried out to God “enlarge my territory” he was looking at his present circumstance and concluding, “Surely I was born for more than this"--this message will help us to see where to go where the action is in the Jabez territory.
Today is part 4 of 6 of the challenges of the prayer of Jabez. Going where the action is and some perspectives on the Jabez territory. We are examining the prayer of Jabez. Some of you may have it memorized by now: “Now Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother called his ...read more
Contributed on Apr 4, 2002
What would it take to step over the boundary of my comfort zone to respond to the destiny That God has planned for me?
And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that your hand would be with me, and that you would keep me from evil, that I might not cause pain!” So God granted him what he requested. 1 Chronicles 4:10 1. AN ANCIENT “JABEZ” ...read more