Didn't Jesus say, "Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself?
Each day has enough trouble of its own" Matt. Are we to plan for the future? Is it like fortune telling or palm reading?
Online at the Internet Archive. Eusebiou tou Pamphilou, episkopou tes en Palaistine Kaisareias ta euriskomena panta in Greek. It needs guarding or protection from invasion by the world system around us and from the sinful nature that dwells within us. The debate raged over whether Christ is of the "same substance" homoousion , or "similar substance" homoiousian to the Father. Every other consideration must be brought into subjection to this supreme objective. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Or do we just ask God to bless our prognostications? According to Richard Slaughter, "Strategic foresight is the ability to create and maintain a high-quality, coherent and functional forward view and to use the insights arising in organizationally useful ways;. It represents a fusion of futures methods with those of strategic management. The need for organizations to plan for the future is as old as business itself, and organizations that fail to adapt to environmental changes cease to exist. Over a half century ago, Peter Drucker noted, in his book The Practice of Management, that managers not only have to determine "what is" the business of the organization, but "what will be" the business in the future.
God is omniscient, omnipresent and eternal; therefore, He knows everything about everybody in the past, present and future. Wow, how do we package that in our space-time continuum?
God has perfect strategic foresight. God's character is revealed to us as being Creator of all that is, powerful, majestic, sovereign over all creation, loving, compassionate, patient, perfectly righteous, just and holy. Combined, these characteristics are the building blocks to perfect strategic foresight. God's purposes encompass the whole range from eternity past to eternity future and extend to every part of His dominion.
He knows the future. Jeremiah says, "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. We can, at best, achieve imperfect strategic foresight or, at worst, thoughtless hindsight. In Proverbs, Solomon, the wisest man, said "To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the reply of the tongue.
All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the Lord" Proverbs According to a famous quote from Peter Drucker, "The best way to predict the future is to create it. Throughout the assessment process, one examines the fundamental question of the mission: what the mission is and what it should be.
One determines the primary customer: the person whose life is changed through the work.
One also determines the supporting customers: volunteers, partners, donors and others who must be satisfied. One engages in research to learn directly from customers what they value, decide what the results should be and develop a plan with long-range goals and measurable objectives. Strategic thinkers have a significant part to play. The men of Issachar in 1 Chronicles had a place in David's army on account of being men "who understood the times and knew what Israel should do" 1 Chronicles Issachar contributes just men out of a total force of ,, yet those men made a unique contribution.
All of the others are described as brave warriors, armed for battle, experienced soldiers or "armed with every type of weapon," yet it is clear that the men of Issachar bring knowledge and insight that more than makes up for their lack of fighting force. Biblical leaders who were in tune with God were given clear strategies as to how they could achieve the goal that was set before them. Many of these required unconventional choices. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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