with Jeremy Westcott –
We saw in the last post that every redemptive gift has a particular principle that operates with it, and a blessing or birthright that goes with it as well.
The ‘principle’ is simply how things are designed to work, or (if you are looking for something more technical) it can be defined as a universal, non-optional, cause-and-effect relationship. The ‘birthright’ or ‘blessing’ is how creation and people are supposed to benefit from our gifts.
Let’s look at the principles and birthrights of each gift in more detail:
- Principle: Design – the art of weaving principles together in order to produce change.
God speaks to prophets before He does anything (Amos 3:7), because prophets are wired to bring about change. The principle of design is foundational to all the other principles. God has called the prophet to study principles (to look at problems and opportunities)…
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