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Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Ministry of the Isaiah Watchman

Yesterday, I talked about the difference between the Ezekiel watchman who has a ministry of proclamation, and the Isaiah watchman who has a ministry of prayer. The Ezekiel watchman is probably the better known of the two, but consider what Isaiah 62:6-7 tells us about the important ministry of the Isaiah watchman. In this post, I’ll point out three important aspects of the Isaiah watchman’s ministry: Continue reading

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Isaiah and Ezekiel Watchmen

Currently my family is ministering among an unreached people group in the 10/40 Window. At the present time, because we have just moved here, our ministry is pretty basic: Getting the language down so that we can communicate the good news of Jesus!

But before we moved here, someone introduced me to the concept of the Isaiah Watchman. This is a ministry that anyone can have to an unreached people group… whether you are living in the country or not… whether you know the language or not. So before we left our home country, we started several Watchmen prayer groups where anywhere from 2 to 20 people come together monthly to pray for the advance of the gospel. These intercessors are our “Isaiah watchmen.” Let me explain… Continue reading

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Importance of the Lord’s Supper

To identify the central event in all of human history is not difficult. Indeed, the same event is not only at the center of human history, but is central in the universe and even in eternity. this event is, of course, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

It is impossible to over-emphasize the importance of Jesus’ death on the cross. It is impossible to do too much to keep Jesus’ death central in our thinking, in our daily living, in our conversation and relationship with others, in our service to and worship of God. Continue reading

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