The Fire Falls

The Fire Falls And to the angel of the church in Sardis write, “These things says He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars: ‘I know your works, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead.’”—Revelation 3:1-2 For a long time I have believed that truth,…

Doing the Will of God

Doing the Will of God By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep his commandments. For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.—1 John 5:2-3 We urgently need a new kind of reformation throughout our Christian…

Unity Precedes Blessing

Unity Precedes Blessing Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and one soul; neither did anyone say that any of the things he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common. And with great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And great…

The Urgency of God’s Will

The Urgency of God’s Will Then one of the elders answered, saying to me, “Who are these arrayed in white robes, and where did they come from?” And I said to him, “Sir, you know.” So he said to me, “These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and washed their robes…

Poured-out Devotion

Poured-out Devotion Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness, and hold such men in esteem; because for the work of Christ he came close to death, not regarding his life, to supply what was lacking in your service toward me.—Philippians 2:29-30 That many Christians in our day are lukewarm and somnolent will not…

Deliverance Comes By Deliverers

Deliverance Comes By Deliverers Now therefore, behold, the cry of the children of Israel has come to Me, and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them. Come now, therefore, and I will send you to Pharaoh that you may bring My people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt.—Exodus 3:9-10…

Let Anyone Seek His Face

Let Anyone Seek His Face Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground, for it is time to seek the Lord, till He comes and rains righteousness on you.—Hosea 10:12 It will require a determined heart and more than a little courage to wrench ourselves loose from the grip of our…

To the Individual Only

To the Individual Only For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.—2 Corinthians 5:10 No church is any better or worse than the individual Christians who compose it…. One consequence of…

Oh God, give me Thyself!

O God, You are my God; early will I seek You; my soul thirsts for You; my flesh longs for You in a dry and thirsty land where there is no water.—Psalm 63:1 And here’s a little prayer that was made by Lady Julian: “O God, of Thy goodness give me Thyself, for Thou art…

We Need a Revival!

We Need a Revival! And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease; eat, drink, and be merry.” But God said to him, “Fool! This night your soul will be required of you; then whose will those things be which you have provided?” So…