Summary: As Christians, we are to be following the example of Jesus and He came to know and do the will of the Father. Do you know His will? Do you have a vision that was born in the heart of God and given to you by Him?
“HOW TO BECOME A CHRISTIAN WITH VISION”
Dr. Dennis Deese
As Christians, we are to be following the example of Jesus and He came to know and do the will of the Father. Do you know His will? Do you have a vision that was born in the heart of God and given to you by Him?
“I can of mine own self do nothing. As I hear, I judge; and my judgment is just, because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father who hath sent me.” (John 5:30)
“Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.” (John 4:34)
“For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.” (John 6:38)
“I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.” (John 17:4)
“When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.” (John 19:30)
There are three stages of advancement that lead to the development of a visionary Christian:
I. THE PREREQUISITE OF DESIRE 3:1 “the child Samuel ministered unto the Lord”
A. Attitude - serious and concerned
B. Authenticity - Eli’s son were hypocrites
II. THE PROCESS OF DISCOVERY 3:4-11 “Behold, I will do a thing in Israel”
II. THE PRINCIPLE OF DEDICATION 3:19 “And did let none of his words fall to the ground”
That is fullfilled by being: