God Gives the Increase

Growing Dominion, Part 5 The man who labors to build his house apart from the blessing of God labors in vain. The one who is under the blessing of God may succeed even though everyone else says it is a really bad idea. Although certain principles remain constant, the particular methods can flourish when God …

The Lowest Place

Jesus taught us that the way to accomplish dominion (of the sort He envisioned) was through faithful service. The one who humbles himself is exalted, and the one who exalts himself shall be humbled. The first shall be last, and the last first. Seeking dominion, which is an individual ability to extend the influence of …

The Yeast of True Service

Growing Dominion, Part 3 So God has assigned to us the responsibility of exercising dominion in the world. He has done this in the cultural mandate given to Adam, in the cultural mandate that was renewed with Noah, and then, ultimately, in the Great Commission that was given to followers of Christ after His resurrection. …

Structure and Content

Growing Dominion #2 We must seek to understand the tasks assigned to us by God as we exercise dominion in the world. In doing this, we have to remember the basic “creation, fall, redemption” structure. But there is a pitfall here, to which Christians in the West are particularly prone. We like structures and outlines, …