The Elijah Task
By John & Paula Sandford
Published by Victory House, Inc. ©1977
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Section I: Restoring the Prophetic Office
A call to the Lord's end-time prophets to arise, and understand, and assume their office.
In the Spirit and Power of Elijah
A summons to the Elijah task, distinguishing the spirit and power of Elijah, in the time of John the Baptist and now.
To Restore All Things
The commission of end-time prophets sketched as preview to this and the six books to follow.
The Call of a Prophet
A description of ways, means, and times in which God may call a man to the office of prophecy.
The Discipline and Training of a Prophet
A call to the church to understand how God forms his prophets in its midst, that she may help to mature rather than destroy them.
Lessons in Prophecy from the Story of the Woman at the Well.
Lessons and examples in the way of a prophet, revealing the important laws of dependency and reward, humiliation and nurture.
The Proper Discharge of the Prophet's Duty
Corrections and warnings concerning the way a prophet performs his tasks for God, and the lesson of rest and contentedness.
Section II: The Power and Ways of Intercession
The Good, the Acceptable, and the Perfect Will of God
An important clarification of the distinction between the operation of universal principles and the personal intervention of God, and how understanding is vital to intercession.
The Stopping Place
An exposition of the centrality of the cross, not only to man, but to the entire universe, and how this relates to intercession and thus to our relation to God the Father.
The Creative Power of the Word in Prayer
A most urgent revelation of the relation of matter and Spirit, showing therefore how the spoken word of prayer has power to effect change in man and earth.
Section III: Prophetic Listening to God
Prelude to Listening
Background information in the art of listening, containing admonitions and limitations as well as delights.
Dreams, the Sleep Language of God
Advice and instruction in the practice of understanding the meaning of dreams, and their call to intercession.
Visions, the Picture Language of God
Advice and instruction in the practice of understanding the meaning of visions, and their call to intercession.
Dark Speech, God's Strange and Joyous Way of Speaking to Man
Advice and instruction in the practice of understanding the meaning of dark speech, and its call to intercession.
Mouth to Mouth, Clearly, and Audible Speech
An exposition of God's speaking directly to men, past and present.
Balaam's Ass, and Other Surprising Things
How God may use anything to speak to man.
The Summum Bonum
God's greatest gift, His own dear person, in a union beyond all listening. The end result and purpose of all.
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