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Of Kings and Prophets
Of Kings and Prophets by Mark Rutland


 
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Author: Mark Rutland
Subtitle: Understanding Your Role in Natural Authority and Spiritual Power
Format: Hardcover
Length: 190 Pages
Published: 2021

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The biblical prophets did not live or prophesy in a contextual vacuum. They spoke into real life circumstances to real life leaders such as kings, queens, governors, and generals. Drawing on biblical accounts, Mark Rutland shows how these interactions demonstrate the tension between heaven’s authority and the princes of this world. Readers will discover:

God positions His messengers to confront and advise those who lead in the natural realms. Likewise, Satan is also working to position his own servants near the world’s leaders, hoping to steer them away from the things and plans of God. To whom those leaders listen will determine, to a large extent, the fate of nations.

God often positions His servants at the right elbow of leaders in a wide range of disciplines, from business to education to entertainment to politics. Every believer should be open to being “God’s prophetic voice” in someone else’s life, whether that person is a child, boss, or town councilman. Likewise, every believer should be in constant prayer for and humbly sensitive to wise counsel sent from God as a gift of grace.

The power leaders possess is ultimately in God’s hands. If they choose to listen and obey Him, He will elevate them and use them for the good of His people.


Table of Contents:
Foreword
Chapter 1: The Counsel of God in the Muddle of Men
Chapter 2: Abraham: The First Prophet?
Chapter 3: Moses and a God of Deliverance
Chapter 4: Samuel and the Kingdom of Israel
Chapter 5: Nathan and a Kingly Mess
Chapter 6: Four Kings, Six Prophets, and a God on the Move
Chapter 7: Elijah, Elisha, and a God of Power
Ha Sof
Notes


About the Author:
Mark Rutland, PhD., is a New York Times best-selling author. He is the executive director of the National Institute of Christian Leadership and founder of Global Servants, having served previously as the pastor of a megachurch and president of two universities. Rutland and his wife, Alison, have been married and in ministry together for more than fifty years. They have three children and nine grandchildren. Through Global Servants, the Rutlands established House of Grace in Chiang Rai, Thailand, and Kumasi, Ghana, to protect tribal girls from sex trafficking. Since 1986 House of Grace has been “saving little girls for big destinies.” Its work in West Africa, largely in remote villages, has built churches and village hygiene services in five countries.