Building The House Of God
2 kings 2:8 Elisa and the young prophets
● The prophets had no experience but had a spiritual father
● They had a vision
● They expected a positive change
● They were very determined to build a house
● They were ready to pay the price
TYPES OF HOUSES TO BUILD FOR THE LORD.
■ Spiritual house for our lord inside your heart
■ The souls of men
■ Physical house made of physical materials in his name. An Alter
WHY BUILD Exodus 25: 8... for God may dwell amongst you.
>>>>>The kind of people who should build a house for the lord<<<<<<
1. People who are able to do things according to God's pattern.
2. Very determined people... don give up easily....they show a higher degree of commitment...do the best they can...have hope....
3. God want his house to be built by his people.k Ex odus 25:1-2
4. To be built by people who are willing
Exodus 35: 5......21-23
5. to be built with Materials of value...
6. By women and men filled with the spirit of God, skill, excellence, divine ability, Exodus 31:3
7. Built as a testimony exodus 34:10b
8. By people who will not give up..consistent people Exodus 36: 3
9. Expects us to give more than enough
Exodus 36: 5
■ Dangers of not finishing the house of God
1. You do not make maximum profit.
2. You are not able to meet your needs no matter how hard you work.
3. You live a life of shame and disgrace
4. You earn wages but the money disappears mysteriously
5. Not able to save money no matter how you try.
6. Your plans are never fulfilled
7. You live under a closed heaven... means you have no favor.
8. You are followed by a curse of barreness.
■ Why God wants his house to be completed.
●● The house of God is an alter.
●● It represents the sign of the rulers of God in the land.
●● God releases favor in the land.
●● It is a place of refuge.
●● It is a place of worship.