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Modeling the kingdom


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we are not going to change the world by talking and preaching we need to model behaviour, culture and the principles. thats the way we learnt as children and the way the kingdom of God is demonstrated. its the way to learn for your self.

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Modeling the kingdom

  1. 1. A Model for Life Francis Madojemu
  2. 2. Paradigm Shift • Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -Martin L King Jr • Let's stop asking God to drive out darkness but to help us put on the light!
  3. 3. Let's Do This! • Proverbs 14:34 • 34 Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin[ is] a reproach to any people. • Let's stop spectating and do, what we must and what we can and abandon this mindset that has limited God in our generation.
  4. 4. Nicholas Negroponte • "And that is that we all in this room learned how to walk, how to talk, not by being taught how to talk, or taught how to walk, but by interacting with the world, by having certain results as a consequence of being able to ask for something, or being able to stand up and reach it.
  5. 5. Nicholas Negroponte •Whereas at about the age six, we were told to stop learning that way, and that all learning from then on would happen through teaching, whether it's people standing up, like I'm doing now, or a book, or something."
  6. 6. FIVE-STEP PROCESS OF TRAINING • The best type of training takes advantage of the way people learn. •I have found the best training method to be a fivestep process: • Model, Mentor, Monitor Motivate & Multiply
  7. 7. It's modeling God's Kingdom • We are not going to change the world with just preaching and teaching. • Matthew 24:14 • 14 And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.
  8. 8. The Kingdom of God • Romans 14:17 • 17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
  9. 9. Modeling the Kingdom • We are meant model and demonstrate God's ultimate masterpiece as the object of His salvation to the world as a witness. •W e a witness needs be seen and heard because it is must remember evidence or proof of the goodness and mercy of God
  10. 10. Modeling the Kingdom • The President, Governors, Senators, family, friends and co workers are not going to change or learn only by teaching. • We must be model what we want then to see and learn and even become!
  11. 11. Romans 13:12-14 • 12 The night is almost gone; the day of salvation will soon be So remove your dark deeds like dirty clothes, and put on the shining armor of right living. 13 Because here. we belong to the day, we must live decent lives for all to see. desires.
  12. 12. Romans 13:12-14 •Dont participate in the darkness of wild parties and drunkenness, or in sexual promiscuity and immoral living, or in quarreling and jealousy. 14 Instead, clothe yourself with the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ. And dont let yourself think about ways to indulge your evil
  13. 13. Modeling the Kingdom •We are meant to be whole that is not just be a good pastor but a good husband and father as well as being a good citizen and being successful in all realms including finances, which we have being studying all month.
  14. 14. Investing •T h e issue of investment covers more than money • It includes the investing in the word of God. It includes reading, education and studying as well as planting seeds in a garden. • It's being friendly someone. and helping
  15. 15. Investing • It's mentoring Children and others. •Investing in people with one goal in mind be fruitful, multiply, replenish and bring His dominion to this earth which is His Kingdom.
  16. 16. Gods Expectations • The book of Revelation paints this beautiful picture of Gods expectations for His Church, Mount Zion the city of the Great King. • These are the characteristics of the city, the Church and it's
  17. 17. Revelation 21:2, 14 - 17 •2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. .......15 And he that talked with me had a golden reed to measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof.
  18. 18. Revelation 21:2, 14 - 17 • 16 And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal. furlongs.
  19. 19. Foursquare LENGTH Life, length of time and opportunity BREATH Impact in life community and family HEIGTH Relationship with God
  20. 20. Foursquare •T h e City is four square, it impacts equally on every side • it's crucial therefore that our life be manifested as wholesome to the world that we may draw many to him as we know the whole word is waiting for the manifestation of God's sons.
  21. 21. The World is Waiting! • Romans 8:19 • 19 For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God. • It's time for men to say, I want to know your God, what must we do to be a part of this and I want to be like you because I have seen His Glory in your life!
  22. 22. Let Your Kingdom Come! • Luke 17:20-21 • 20 And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is 21
  23. 23. Baba Yee Baba Yee Je k'ijoba re de Baba Yee Je k'ijoba re bo K'ase re bere lori mi K'ase re bere lori mi
  24. 24. Isaiah 60:1-5 • 1 Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. 2 For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the Lord shall arise And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising. 4 Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. 3 gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side.
  25. 25. Isaiah 60:5-6 • 5 Then thou shalt see, and flow together, and thine heart because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto thee. 6 The multitude of camels shall fear, and be enlarged; shall cover thee, the dromedaries of Midian and Ephah; all they from Sheba shall come: they shall bring gold and incense; and they shall shew forth the praises of the Lord.
  26. 26. Isaiah 60:6-9 • 7 All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered together unto thee, the rams of Nebaioth shall minister unto thee: they shall come up with acceptance on mine altar, and I will glorify the house of my glory. 8 Who are these that fly as a cloud, and as the doves to their windows? 9 Surely the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of the Lord thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, because he hath glorified thee.
  27. 27. Isaiah 60:10-14 • 10 And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee: for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee. 11 Therefore thy gates shall be open continually; they shall not be shut day nor night; that men may bring unto thee the forces of the Gentiles, and that their kings may be brought. 12 For the nation and kingdom that will not serve thee shall perish; yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted.
  28. 28. Isaiah 60:13-14 • 13 The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of my feet glorious. 14 The sons also of them that afflicted thee shall come bending unto thee; and all they that despised thee shall bow themselves down at the soles of thy feet; and they shall call thee, The city of the Lord, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.
  29. 29. Isaiah 60:15-18 • 15 Whereas thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will make thee an eternal excellency, a joy of many generations. 16 Thou shalt also suck the milk of the Gentiles, and shalt suck the breast of kings: and thou shalt know that I the Lord am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.
  30. 30. Isaiah 60:15-18 • 17 For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron: I will also make thy officers peace, and thine exactors righteousness. Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise. 18
  31. 31. Isaiah 60:19-22 • 19 The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light but the Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory. 20 Thy sun unto thee: shall no more go down; neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the Lord shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.
  32. 32. Isaiah 60:19-22 • 21 Thy people also shall be all righteous: they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I the Lord will hasten it in his time. glorified. 22