First Things First: I'll Encourage Myself, Then I'll Encourage You
Dog Ear Publishing, 2007 - 108 pages
William (Billy) Oatman, III is an ordained elder in the Church of God in Christ. He has been involved in ministry for over 40 years. He served as the Minister of Music for numerous churches that crossed denominational lines. He has also been a professional photographer for a record company and also specialized in photographing weddings and church events. Pastor Billy Oatman is the Pastor and Founder of Living Water Family Bible Center, Inc., located in Carteret, N.J. He is also the President and CEO of Living Water Family Outreach, Inc., a Not for Profit Community Development Corporation. Pastor Billy is also an instructor for the Charles Harrison Mason Bible Institute in New Jersey, which prepares individuals for the ministry. Pastor Billy is married to Missionary Rosemary Oatman, and is the father of five children, Minister William Oatman, IV, Missionary Ongelique Oatman-Campbell, Minister Moses Oatman, Anthony Oatman, and Talayia Oatman.
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This book is very encouraging and it speaks a message that all humanity can relate to. I found that it was easy to follow and understand. Billy Oatman did an excellent job!
Finding Straight Paths In Crooked Places David Dwells In Ziklag
How Did I Get Into This Mess? The Enemy Has Taken Davids Family
Real Men Dont Cry Yeah Right Sure David And His Men Face Emotional Stress
How Can I Fly When Im Soul Low? David Feels Pain Down In His Soul Yet Has To Lift His Mens Spirit
Be the Bishop of Your Own Situation David Takes Responsibility For His Own Plight
It Takes More Than A Flashy Outfit David Wears The Ephod of The High Priest
What Is He And Who Is He To You? David Calls On The LORD His God
One Plus God Is A Majority No Walt God Is A Majority All By Himself David Receives The Vote of Confidence
Rally Yourself And Then Rally The Troops David Prepares To Do Battle
Back Off Devil David Confronts The Enemy
The Concept Of Being More Than A Conqueror David Provides For Those Who Could Not Do Battle
Conclusion Encourage Others
Abiathar Abraham Adullam Amalekites Amalekkes anointed army Atonement battle Beloved Besor Bible bishop blessed Breastplate brother Caleb changed his behavior Chapter Christ church conquerors crazy crooked places David called David was truly defeat definition devil Egyptian Elohiym emotional encourage ourselves enemy Ephod Esau face faith father fear feel fight filthy lucre follow friends Gath Genesis God's Goliath Greek word Halal hard places heart Hebrew alphabet Hebrew word high priest holy Hophni Hophni and Phinehas Israel Jehovah Jesse Jesus kill King Achish King James Version King Saul leaders lifted LORD lucre means mess mind Moses Nephesh Noah Numbers overseer pastor Philistines praise problems prophets Psalms Psalms 23 Rally rely Remember Samuel Saul's Scripture sheep Shepherd situation slippery stones someone soul spirit Strong's Concordance thee things Thummin troops unto Urim victory weary weeping wept wife Ziklag
Page 5 - And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
Page 79 - By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed ; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
Page 18 - This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.
Page 18 - The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.
Page 86 - But let us who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breast-plate of faith and love ; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
Page 38 - Esau, Behold, I have made him thy lord, and all his brethren have I given to him for servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I do now unto thee, my son? 38 And Esau said unto his father, Hast thou but one blessing, my father? bless me, even me also, O my father. And Esau lifted up his voice, and wept.
Page 52 - For it is written in the book of Psalms, Let his habitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein : and, His bishoprick let another take.