Text:  1 Chr. 12 v 1 – end

  • These are the twelve tribes of Israel:
  1. Reuben
  2. Simeon
  3. Levi
  4. Judah
  5. Issachar
  6. Zebulun
  7. Dan
  8. Naphtali
  9. Gad
  10. Asher
  11. Joseph
  • Ephraim
  • Manasseh
  1. Benjamin 
  • Each tribe had their Peculiarities.
  • Whenever Israel was to go to any battle, three tribes must lead.
    1. Sons of JUDAH – The Praising people – 1 Chr. 12 v 24
    2. Sons of ISSACHAR – The wise and Discerning ones – 1 Chr. 12 v 32
    3. Sons of ZEBULUN – The Financiers – 1 Chr. 12 v 33


  • 1 Chr. 12 v 32

“And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment.”

  • Issachar means “There is reward”.
    1. There was a Unique anointing on the men of Issachar that enabled them to understand the TIMES and SEASONS to influence and lead Israel.
    2. Sons of Issachar were one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
    3. They had a unique anointing to know what to do and when to do
    4. They had unique Perception and wisdom so much so that a whole Nation followed them and waited for their example.
    5. They studied the movements of the stars and planets and understood Chronological time.
    6. They understood the Heavenly Calendar.
    7. Whenever signs and wonders happened in the heavens (with sun, moon and stars), they knew how to interpret the meaning of those events.
    8. They knew when one move of God was ending and another one was beginning.
    9. They could discern when a leader was falling and another was rising.
    10. They could even tell who the next leader should be. They know who to follow and when to follow him.
    11. They excelled in the Knowledge of God’s law, Full of wisdom.
    12. God chose the sons of Issachar as one of the tribes to go out in front of Israel whenever the nation moved.
    13. They were never taken by surprise when things happened.


  1. Understanding
  2. Sensitivity
  3. Influence
  4. Exemplary Leadership
  5. Discernment
  6. Uniqueness
  7. Relevance
  8. Interpretation 
  1. Prophecy
  2. Knowledge
  3. Wisdom
  4. Pro-activeness
  5. Foresightedness
  6. Perception
  7. Preparedness
  8. Accuracy


  1. Recognize that God is no respecter of person.
    • Rom: 2 v11

“For there is no respect of persons with God.”

  • Acts 10 v 34

“Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons”

  1. Know that in Christ Jesus, Abraham’s Blessings are yours.
    • Gal: 3 v 9

“So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.”

  • Gal: 3 v 13 – 14

v.13 “Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree”

v.14 “That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.” 

  1. ASK
    • Matt: 7 v 7

“Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you”


  • This is Our Season for Global Recognition and Relevance
  • Romans 8 v 19

“For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.”

  • A time for :
    1. Self-audit
    2. Stock Taking
    3. Sober reflection
    4. Assessment
    5. Us to unlearn, learn and relearn
    6. Self-analysis
    7. To probe into God’s heart.
    8. New insight
    9. New Ideas and Innovation
    10. New Discoveries
    11. Setting New Values
    12. Setting new Goals
    13. Rebranding
    14. Rejigging
    15. New Executive Intelligence
    16. New Consecration
    17. New Focus
    18. New ways of doing things.
  • Pray the Prayers for God to reveal Secrets, new ideas and opportunities.
  • Deut: 29 v 29

“The secret things belong unto the Lord our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law”

  • Jeremiah 33 v 3

“Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.”

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