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The Emergence Of A New Generation: Excerpts From Chapter Three

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THREE
ENEMIES OF CHANGE Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship (John 4:20)
…a great door… is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries—Apostle Paul.1
THE AXIOM “CHANGE IS THE ONLY THING that is constant” holds true. Change will always take place. But change is also one of the difficult things for us to handle. We love our comfort zones. Moving into new territories becomes difficult. Andy Stanley, the Pastor of North Point Community Church in Atlanta wrote about the difficulty of Change in his book The Next Generation Leader. He said: …it is easier to leave things as they are, to accept the status quo and learn to live with it. While that may be easier, it is not an option…Accepting the status quo is the equivalent of accepting a death sentence. Where there is no progress, there’s no growth. If there’s no growth, there’s no life. Environments void of change are eventually void of life.2 Inferring from Andy Stanl…

The Emergence of A New Generation: Synopsis

Book was inspired by an insight I had on Genesis 15:13-14.

13:And he[God] said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;  14:And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance. If you look closely at the scriptures above, when God was speaking to Abraham, I believe He had two generations in mind.

  Joseph’s Generation (vs 13  Moses’ Generation (vs 14) .  If you are familiar with this biblical account, it is clear that it was through Joseph the Israelites went to Egypt. Genesis 15:13 was fulfilled through Joseph. After he was sold into slavery, his brothers later joined him in Egypt.

Exodus 1:6 captures Joseph and his brothers as a generation. “And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation.” After Genesis 15:13 was fulfilled through Joseph, God, who works with generations set in motion the…

The Emergence of A New Generation: Excerpts From Chapter Two

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The Emergence Of A New Generation: Excerpts From Chapter One.

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