Monday, January 26, 2009

Becoming a Father Pleaser

The notes below are a parts of the teaching from Bob Mumord as posted on Jim Goll's Web site. as a part of the material from the Secrets from the Fathers Conference hosted by the Encounters network. It may be found under email newsletter archives
"John 8:29
And He Who sent Me is ever with Me; My Father has not left Me alone, for I always do what pleases Him.
Father Pleaser Defined:The term Father-Pleaser should be understood in a governmental context and, consequently, defined as:
'A person whose ultimate desire and purpose is to preserve and maximize the sense of Father’s manifest Presence and approval.'
To walk in His favor at all times and under all circumstances
Reward: In You, I am well-pleased!
Progressive Growth
Seven clear and progressive steps for the ordinary believer, unless there is significant and insurmountable interruptions in the growth sequence:
These seven changes are precipitated by the Kingdom in three successive stages or spheres (see below).
Sphere One
Kingdom of Nature
Sphere Two
Kingdom of Grace
Sphere Three
Kingdom of Glory"
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