Job 29

Bishop T.D. Jakes – Time To Fly: Don’t Die In The Nest 2 (Video)

Bishop T.D. Jakes – Time To Fly: Don’t Die In The Nest 2
Sermon notes:
Following Jesus means you can’t rest in your nest
Isaiah 54 (NIV)
The first thing to renew is the mind

Philippians 3 (NIV)
13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.

God will put you in a place where you can spread your wings
Don’t die in your nest

Bishop T.D. Jakes – Time To Fly: Don’t Die In The Nest Part 1

Bishop T.D. Jakes – Time To Fly: Don’t Die In The Nest (Video)

Sermon notes:
Eagles make love in the air
Eagles don’t cohabit with chickens
Eagles go where lesser birds can not
Eagles make their nest in high places
Eagles are born in high places
The eagles eggs don’t get to pick its nest
You can choose your friends, but you don’t get to pick your family
Never marry anybody without checking out the nest
The nest that was initially a blessing becomes a curse if you stay in it too long
Deuteronomy 32 (NIV)
The eagle stirs the nest when the eaglets get to big for the nest
The stirring of the nest makes it uncomfortable for the eaglets
1 Corinthians 11:31 (NIV)
But if we judged ourselves, we would not come under judgment.

Job 29 (NKJV)

Bishop T.D. Jakes – Time To Fly: Don’t Die In The Nest 2

Job 29 (NKJV)

Job’s Summary Defense

Job further continued his discourse, and said:

2 “Oh, that I were as in months past,
As in the days when God watched over me;
3 When His lamp shone upon my head,
And when by His light I walked through darkness;
4 Just as I was in the days of my prime,
When the friendly counsel of God was over my tent;
5 When the Almighty was yet with me,
When my children were around me;
6 When my steps were bathed with cream,
And the rock poured out rivers of oil for me!

7 “When I went out to the gate by the city,
When I took my seat in the open square,
8 The young men saw me and hid,
And the aged arose and stood;
9 The princes refrained from talking,
And put their hand on their mouth;
10 The voice of nobles was hushed,
And their tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.
11 When the ear heard, then it blessed me,
And when the eye saw, then it approved me;
12 Because I delivered the poor who cried out,
The fatherless and the one who had no helper.
13 The blessing of a perishing man came upon me,
And I caused the widow’s heart to sing for joy.
14 I put on righteousness, and it clothed me;
My justice was like a robe and a turban.
15 I was eyes to the blind,
And I was feet to the lame.
16 I was a father to the poor,
And I searched out the case that I did not know.
17 I broke the fangs of the wicked,
And plucked the victim from his teeth.

18 “Then I said, ‘I shall die in my nest,
And multiply my days as the sand.
19 My root is spread out to the waters,
And the dew lies all night on my branch.
20 My glory is fresh within me,
And my bow is renewed in my hand.’
21 “Men listened to me and waited,
And kept silence for my counsel.
22 After my words they did not speak again,
And my speech settled on them as dew.
23 They waited for me as for the rain,
And they opened their mouth wide as for the spring rain.
24 If I mocked at them, they did not believe it,
And the light of my countenance they did not cast down.
25 I chose the way for them, and sat as chief;
So I dwelt as a king in the army,
As one who comforts mourners.