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Return of the Priests
Return of the Priests by Thomas Schlueter


 
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Author: Thomas Schlueter
Subtitle: Discovering God's True Intent For His People
Format: Paperback
Length: 151 Pages
Published: 2017

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There is a banner or standard that the Lord is raising up in this jour. God desires that the whole Church rally at its base. The banner represents God’s desire to restore the Melchizedek priesthood to His Church – to call all believers to minister to God and to their spheres of influence.

If this all to the priesthood is the standard we are to raise up before the Church, we must get down to the business of defining and, more importantly, moving into that calling. In Return of the Priests, Thomas Schlueter defines the priesthood and uses simple terminology and everyday illustrations to explain his understanding that God wants all of us to stand before Him as priests.

The priesthood is:
  • A call initiated and defined by God
  • An invitation, based on our covenant relationship of faith, into an intimate fellowship with God
  • Carried out – not in the framework of a religious system – but in everyday lives
  • Meant for all people called, claimed and redeemed by God’s sovereign will and grace through Jesus Christ
  • Expressed through our lives by an authority we are given by God to serve in His kingdom in response to our intimate relationship with Him.

God is restoring a kingdom of priests in our generation – not a priesthood defined by clerical collars and religious rituals – but a priesthood of everyday people walking intimately with God. Everyday priests hear His voice and speak His heart with life-changing authority in their homes, their neighborhoods, their workplaces.

Pastor Schlueter’s heart for worship and his vision for authoritative intercession permeate his preaching and teaching. He has a gift for using everyday life experiences to illustrate Kingdom principles. You will gain from reading this book a new understanding of the authority God has given you and a deeper hunger for the heart and will of the Father.


Table of Contents:
Foreword by Elizabeth Alves
Introduction: I Am Resorting the Priesthood
Chapter 1: A Personal Journey
Chapter 2: Defining the Priesthood
Chapter 3: Discovering God’s Heart Part 1
Chapter 4: Discovering God’s Heart Part 2
Chapter 5: Priesthood Lost
Chapter 6: The Story of a Priest – David
Chapter 7: The Story of a Priest – Obed-Edom
Chapter 8: Preparing to Minster as Priests to the Lord
Chapter 9: Entering into His Presence
Chapter 10: Listening to God
Chapter 11: Releasing Kingdom Authority
Chapter 12: The Return of the Priests
Epilogue: You are Priests!
About the Author


Endorsements:

Tom Schlueter has the Word of the Lord for the coming movement to re-establish God’s foundational government. Return of the Priests will equip you and release you into ministry that will bring transformation to your city. I strongly endorse Pastor Schlueter’s ministry and this book.
Rich Marshall, Author of God @ Work

In Return of the Priests, Tom Schlueter shares his revelation-filled journey regarding the priesthood of every believer. God’s plan for His family that began at Creation, was interrupted at the Fall, and restored at the Cross is now about to enter its fullness. The fruit will be earth shaking. Read it . . . and begin the journey for yourself!
Apostle Dutch Sheets, Dutch Sheets Ministries


About the Author:
Thomas Schlueter has been pastor at Prince of Peace House of Prayer, a strategic house of prayer in Arlington TX for 29 years. Pastor Schlueter obtained his Bachelor degree at Texas A&M before receiving his Masters of Divinity at Wartburg Theological Seminary. He received his Doctor of Ministry in July 2006 from Christian Leadership University in New York.

He serves as the Texas and South Central United States Regional Leader of the Heartland Apostolic Prayer Network directed by Apostle John Benefiel of Church on the Rock of Oklahoma City. He also serves as the Texas and South Central United States Regional Leader of the Reformation Prayer Network directed by Apostles Cindy and Mike Jacobs of Generals International.

Tom is married to Kay and they have three grown children: Josh and his wife Andrea, Katie and her husband Tim, and Amy and her husband Allan. The couple has four grandchildren.