At the 1985 CBU National Leadership Conference, Jamie talks about the call of God. There is a difference between what we are called to do and what we are gifted to do, Jamie says. Our call is to be men and women of God and to obey God’s direction for our lives.
Discovering the burning bush was a life-changing event for Moses. He was able to hear God for two reasons: He had an open door the the future, and he had closed the door to his past. God loves you and has a plan and purpose for you, just as He did for Moses. Will you hear Him when He speaks?
Jamie lists a number of pastoral mistakes he made as a church leader during a period in the late 1980s, when the Tabernacle Church was undergoing changes. The lessons and principles he discusses can apply to any leadership position.
Jamie talks about how we should let the dreams of our heart from long ago be released, in order for God to work in us today. We must pray for God to give us courage and strength to do whatever He has called us to do.
Speaking near the end of 1979, Jamie discusses prophetically what may be ahead for Christian Believers United conferences and the charismatic movement in general in the decade to follow — the 1980s — and lists three things he believes God is calling believers to do.
Jamie explains how we, the body of Christ, are to be growing and maturing day by day.
Jamie states that the task of a preacher is not to bring people to God, but to bring God to the people. He discusses the importance of being quiet before the Lord, along with other principles for accurately hearing God.
Jamie asks five questions that help disclose the true nature of our walk with God.
Jamie discusses the two pits God uses to change us into His image—the pit of correction and the pit of curing.
In this world of sin and corruption we have got to stick together. Isaiah said, though we walk through the fire the flames will not touch us.
God does not ask that we depend on our own abilities. He asks that we depend and rely upon Him alone.
This is the story of Ruth and Boaz and Boaz’s gift of mercy. Like Ruth, we all have people who have helped us along the way.
Jamie identifies 5 ways in which we are called to follow Jesus.
Jamie discusses the AIDS epidemic (from a 1986 perspective) and asks the question: How are we as Christians supposed to deal with it? He then moves into the aspect of the Church needing to unify. Only in unity can we successfully combat the schemes of the devil.
Jamie discusses walking in spiritual maturity and that also means understanding we are just pilgrims on this earth. He lists four things that happen to Christians once we come to an understanding of this principle.
Jamie looks closely at the godly lessons from the book of Haggai and comes away with three keys for dealing with adversity in the life of a Christian: 1) determine the spiritual force behind the adversity; 2) do we really want God in our life or are we just hoping for relief; and 3) if you want God, what are the keys to coming into His presence.
Jamie teaches on making certain our walk through this life is it not on the broad road that leads to destruction but on the narrow path the leads to the cross. And as we walk that narrow path are we bearing fruit or are we like the fig tree that only had leaves and which Jesus cursed?
Jamie teaches on joy in the kingdom of God using the vast differences of two kings of Judea, Ahaz and his son Hezekiah, as examples. Ahaz was evil and brought great destruction to the land while Hezekiah led the people back to the Lord and with that came great joy.
Jamie teaches on the principle that no matter how old we are God wants us to be useful in His Kingdom. In fact, the older we are the more we have to offer in terms of spiritual wisdom and life experiences. We are never too old to serve.
n Genesis, when God said we are to rule over every living thing, He was speaking to the very core of our existence, all the way down to every cell in our body. We are to have dominion over everything that has life.
Why do so many of us fall short of where God wants us to be? The Holy Spirit came to challenge us to be a person with purpose, to do the impossible, to go when and where Jesus beckons, to trust God, to step out and walk on water.
Jamie teaches on the simplicity of the gospel of Christ and how we need to learn to be willing to travel light in our walk with Him.