In a world of relative truth this generation is longing for wise counsel and guidance. The men and woman that are sitting in the gates can provide safety and security.
Vision For Sitting In The Gates
(Ex 32:26);
The elders gave counsel and encouragement at the gates of the city.
Proverbs 11:14
For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.
3 Main points that reinforce the need to find counsel and guidance which means we need a good reference and accountability to solid counsel in our lives.
Proverbs 1:5
A wise man will hear and will increase learning. And a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels.
It is so important to
Look for wisdom and desire good teachers in our lives.
- As we make relationships it is very important to desire loving and responsible friendships. We usually receive daily validation from our peers and outside media sources. That is why picking our influences is very important.
Psalm 25:10
All the ways of the LORD are loving and faithful toward those who keep the demands of his covenant.
Establishing a good conscience and proper perspective on right and wrong will help us stand in time of hardship.
1 Timothy 3:1-16 ESV
If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.
  1. Seeking wise counsel:
2. Being faithful to the law:
3. Elders for guidance and instructions:
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