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By Appointment Only [Part 2]

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By Appointment Only [Part 2]

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Pastor, author and Bible teacher Alan Wright whatever guy calls there is power within the call to live out that call and so it changes the whole playing field because they just made that the main thing you need to know is your point that's Pastor Alan welcome to another message of good view that will help you see your life in old I'm doing the excited for you to hear the teaching today. In the series remain as presented with an old church in North Carolina. I will stay with us throughout the entire program today. Mr. would make sure you know how to get our special resource right now you can be yours for your donation this month to Alan Wright so as you listen to the message go deeper as we send you today's special contact is a pastor that's Pastor Alan who are G or call 877-5448 60 really be more on all this later in the program but right now let's dig in and get started with today's teaching here is Alan Wright but that's the problem of an election.

I have been appointed but now I got an election. I lost when you're appointed, you can't lose it when you're in election you gotta fight for it. You got a hold on to it. You gotta keep on get elected I appointed you as a prophet to the nation. God said in an appointment situation, it means that if it's the wrong person. It's not so much on that person as it is the one who appointed him or my guys and I know I'm doing I'm pointing you the appointments of God. The call of God are connected so God calling Jeremiah into the ministry is to give him the announcement of the assignment that he has and it is such good news because it is God's appointment, but Jeremiah doesn't understand that yet and but if you can understand the call of God this way that even when you have to face challenges by what he's called you to do that. There is with Internet and an assignment from God that is a blessing to you and a blessing to the world.

It always is. So you have to think of being called have to think of of appointment that God gives you have to think of all the speak to you about your life in those terms like what's 10 can you think of when you had when the happiest phone calls you ever got. Did you think of that I went was that kind of phone rang and it just that call just displays dear dear friend of our church David Beatty who was who is a pastor at River Oaks and our daughter church and I was I was with him this week and you Sandy said he got one the happiest phone calls he ever got his five-year-old grandson from Tennessee called him first time ever that he that the boy a little boy himself had called because it calls David G. Daddy and David answer the phone. He has his grandson on their and is NAG Danny and and and is not, yeah, and he said I just want to call and tell you that I have trusted in Christ as my Savior. He said that's one of the best phone calls I have her hair there has a good phone call. I think one of the happy happy phone calls ever had was when I was so young and you know I love to write and it's it's really hard to ever break into, you know, getting a published author, even more so these days, but it was backed up. When I first started and I didn't have any platform or anything like that but I had sent. I had sent an idea to some publishers and and one of them had said I like to see your proposal sides and then proposal to and I'll never forget where I was. We are actually on vacation where the beach I was down on the beach with family and little nieces and nephews run around down there and and somebody came as it is a phone call for you and I so will can I just call him back. They said it some editor from a publishing. I said I'll take it because I didn't figure he'd be calling me to tell me bad news and I went in and he said this is Dan Benson from Multnomah publishers and he said I have read your proposal and he said we decided we'd like to publish this book. Not only this, we think you got more than one book in your we'd like to give you a contract for three books and you talk about a happy phone call. The amount of work that that phone call represented for my life. Over the next three years, was immense was an but the purpose of my life and the call are so connected. That's what I want to see about God in the way that he works in your life. So God has set up good works.

Paul said for you to be doing.

He has intentions for you.

He has appointed you say and so when you get by whatever means the promptings of the Lord in your life for what it is as it comes. Like that like a sense of call, and in the call. There is always the good news of the blessing that you will receive, and someone else receive, but in that call also is the assignment and I think it's important to understand from this call of Jeremiah that the power of God is in God's call. I is is such an important truth understand biblically that we do not get a call from God, and then somehow have to strive to fulfill the call. The call actually is accompanied by God in powering the call to come to be a we'd say things like, well, I really feel called to do.

That's in such and we tend to think of a call is sort of an invitation like you know we get a call and then we decide whether were going to follow, but that's not really the way it is described in the Bible.

The call of God in the Bible is much more powerful than that the call of God in the Bible is such that it has any effect when I was a kid and I be out plan in the neighborhood with all my friends and it started getting time for bed and my mother would call Alan time to come home.

Cinerama could be anywhere within you know certain rated and I would you know resist the call. As long as I could and I resisted up to the point that I thought I might be getting in trouble with my mother is not the way it is with God's call God's call has an authority and power with it. That brings about its own effect. God's call is more like when Jesus stands outside of the two of a dead man, Lazarus, and he says Lazarus, come out and out comes a dead man.

God's call is like that.

So I think I've told this story before but it bears repeating. Since is one of the few stories that I am the hero in the story and I was at church one night. Years ago, and I get a frantic phone call. My wife's on the phone said re-see our beagle is in the backyard in a fight with a raccoon and everybody scream I hear Abby in the background screaming that they all figured a raccoon was Voltaire beagle the pieces.

I think it was it was a raccoon or a possum near me was one of one of the two.

It was either way, it was not a pretty sight.

When I got there and I had the idea that sometimes a network to take a hose and just try to know hose like two dogs in a fight, hose and was like that. I like that in their back in the bushes in our backyard is dark outside and I can hear his greasy just growling and yelping in this other animal is kissing. It's always awful and I just was. I couldn't see anything on my waterwheel and do some I didn't torn up here in Abby's over there data you need to go. I didn't like going there in them going there have my scratched out by some wild rabid animal back there and does sit back there and that is like what I'm I going to do you know I mean they been calling for big and I'm trying to get them out of there. You know, and finally I just decided the first thing that I need to do thereby need to calm down and I'm a call receipt out and I said re-see, receipt come here first. When working, growling, and suddenly stopped in my beagle came slinking out of the bush and I grabbed him by the collar and save the day because I was the only one that had the power to call amount. It just proved I was the alpha dog in JAlan Wright will have more teaching moment from today's important series. Many Christians in America today. You're starting a nation's culture has turned away from God values in our country have changed. Suddenly, most people don't go to church or had a difficult one to make you feel like an alien in your own culture. There's a lot to learn from when he was the pagan man. Through our special offer is not you can learn to live under the favorite Aryan culture the way Daniel dead gave before the end in mind senior Pastor Alan's idea series, Daniel favored for you may feel like a stranger in this world that is not shared favor to Daniel and his four man race is a timeless brown nation will not only help you through these troubling times. It will also help someone out links for your partnership with night ministry. We missed us at 877-544-4860 877-544-4861 come to our website pastor like these teaching now you once again is God's call is not hey would you like to do this in such God's call is come, go, speak, be healed. Minister and when he speaks it. There is a Holy Spirit effect that takes place.

Such is the nature of the word of God is like is like a powerful word that moves accompanied by the spirit that has the sound of invitation but the invitation is bringing forth the effect.

Paul says this essentially in Romans chapter 8 when he famously says we know that for those who love God all things work together for good for those who are called according to his purpose. Called for those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his son in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and those whom he predestined he call and those whom he called he justified, and those whom he justified he glorified wise is important.

It's important because you didn't make yourself a Christian any more than Lazarus made himself a living man. It comes because God loves you before you love him.

It comes because the power of God is at work in your life if you know them today is because there's been a call that had an effect in your life that is not like all. There's just as vague invitation out there are some I know there's there's something stronger than that. That's at work and I'm so thankful for it because what that means is that whatever God calls. There is power within the call to live out that call and so it changes the whole playing field because it just means that the main thing you need to know is your appointment. I just got a wonderful couple days with about 30 pastors from the largest churches in our denomination and I just really love these. These guys are they there are. They become dear friends of mine we meet every year.

We pray for each other we goof off together. We laugh together we all feel empowered and less lonely and more encouraged and this past year. Pretty much as thereby went around the table and shared as a pastor, like so many professions and vocations. But these pastors especially says hard as they mostly said the hardest year of their ministry and a lot of a lot of them and said they giving serious thought to quitting and fact I read this past week that something like 50% of pastors this year said they would quit if they could do something else but boy did you find in Jeremiah what you find in a in a pastors life is been called what you find in your own assignments in your life like it when there's a call. The appointment to what you been a point that something that ends up mattering more than anything sealed quit based on whether you feel good or you feel bad weather's going easier is not going easy that there's only one question and that is my call, and it is our time with this calling is I called the something else but it but it doesn't leave any room in in Jeremiah's life or anywhere in any biblical characters life for the empowerment of our life to come from some other source.

So what it leaves us as even though we may have times in which we feel frustrated in our situation, that it really is true of the old cliché that you're going to be more fulfilled in the will of God, even if it's tough in your word in the lap of luxury and so Jeremiah's call and what ever God appoints he anoints look again at verse nine then the Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth and the Lord said to me, behold, I put my words in your mouth before preaching with my prayer partners. This is what I prayed this verse nine and is my prayer for you and it's my blessing for you that it would be an ongoing basis, as if the Lord touches your mouth. The place where you both speak and breathe and eat so that your mouth is open to receive his word so that once you have his word. You can do nothing else except speak his word. You can you can count on it that God appoint you to something he's he's going to empower you for and it sounds like a cliché. And sometimes when things are going tough or when it's hard to have faith for something new that God's call on you to we say it all. But Gotto provide where he got, but it really is true, why would God call Jeremiah and say I point you to be a prophet to the nations. If he's not going to fill his mouth with the anointed word of God and sustain him no matter what persecution the prophet would face. What I'm saying from all of this beloved is that God is committed to the prospering of every appointment.

They'll ever give you so when I read the call of Jeremiah.

It makes me want to shift my thinking and not wake up in the morning and pray so much God I'm going to do something today. Please bless it, but instead to wake up in the morning and say God before the foundation of the world you knew me.

I began as one of your glorious ideas and though I am amongst the fallen creatures. I've been redeemed in Christ and set apart unto you, holy unto you, and therefore I know that you have some really important appointments for me today.

Simple conversations. Quiet moments or grand adventure.

Whatever it might be.

I want to know what you've called me to.

Because if I know that and I live in. I walked in that you're going to empower me for you were God's idea, before you even began to be formed in your mother's womb. We speak on the sanctity of life. We can of the holiness of life is holy because you been set apart like Jeremiah consecrated before you were born. And while God appointed Jeremiah to be a prophet to the nations in Israel's most turbulent time you can count on this. He has appointed you in this life to good works that he empowers by his grace and lead you in everyday so the pressure is off except for this just keep our appointments with God because he's come to do wonderful things through it so I was sitting there in the crisis ministry in a variety of going until night.

My cell phone provider is calling it and I just that I kids I did describe the bore and so what I've done since is just nothing because in this world. These appointments, they come and go but beloved, you can count on this God's appointments are eternal and timeless you are created for good works from before the foundation of the world and that Allen right. Today's good news message by appointment only from the series remain in Pastor Alan is here with assuring a parting good news thought for the day in just a moment. Many Christians in America today.

You're starting a nation's culture has turned away from God values in our country have changed. Suddenly, most people don't go to church or had a difficult one to make you feel like an alien in your own culture. There's a lot to learn from Danielle when he was asked about the pay command through our special office not you can learn to live under the favor of God in Aryan culture the way Daniel gave before the end in mind, senior Pastor Alan Zeidler series Daniel favored for you may feel like a stranger in this world that is God should favor to Daniel and his four man race is a timeless brown nation will not only help through these troubling times. It will also help someone else. Thanks for your partnership with how I might ministry we missed 877-544-4860 877-544-4861 come to our website pastor and dialect your travel and sporting good news thought for the day. Boy if you ever dealt with and we mentioned before, you know, not just restaurants or or DMV but anything to do maybe with with medical paperwork. You know it did take a while and you I can't. I can't tell you the sheer joy just in hearing a human even if they're not in the right human is just a sober refreshing is to get some as a person is a person who can actually set up the appointment here for me.

God has appointments for you. God has call, not just for Jeremiah but for every one of us and I think that I think the important thing to take away Daniel is it God's call is not like a human. Call his call has with Internet the power to bring into being what he's calling you toward his his call has the power to bring the effect.

So if he if he says to a dead man in a tomb of Lazarus, come forth. Then Lazarus comes forth because in his call is power, so it's why what we want and what we need and what I suggest every list or urine for ask God for regular God you've called me. Call me again what are you call me today as it is called how thanks for listening today. Visit us or call 877-544-4860 877-544-4860 if you only caught part of today's teaching. Not only can you listen again online also get a daily email devotional that matches today's teaching delivered right to your email inbox free. Find out more about these and other that's E. Today's good news message is a listener supported production Allen right ministries

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