Pearls of Wisdom

Read about what God is saying to His people in these last days. Let Him stir your heart and challenge you to live according to His will.

Armed With Courage

Armed With Courage But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind.—James 1:6 When entering the prayer chamber, we must come filled with faith and armed with courage. Nowhere else in the whole field of religious thought and…

Much Every Way

Much Every Way Ah, Lord God! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and outstretched arm. There is nothing too hard for You. —Jeremiah 32:17 When Tennyson wrote “More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of,” he probably uttered a truth of vaster significance than even…

Living in Joy and Peace

Living in Joy and Peace There are areas in our lives where in our effort to be right we may go wrong, so wrong as to lead to spiritual deformity. To be specific let me name a few: 4. When we seek to be serious and become somber. The saints have always been serious, but…

Salvation’s Price

Salvation’s Price But without faith, it is impossible to please him, (Hebrews 11:6) Too many Christian leaders, acting like enthusiastic promoters, are teaching that the essence of faith is this: “Come to Jesus—it will cost you nothing!” The price has all been paid—”it will cost you nothing!” Brethren, that is a dangerous half-truth. There is…

Faith and Obedience

Faith and Obedience For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. (Romans 10:13) What is our answer to the many confused persons who keep asking: “How can we know that we have come into a saving relationship with Jesus Christ?” First, we stand together on the basic truth that Christ…

Not Asking for Anything

Not Asking for Anything I love the Lord, because He has heard my voice and my supplications. Because He has inclined His ear to me, therefore I will call upon Him as long as I live.—Psalm 116:1-2 I think that some of the greatest prayer is prayer where you don’t say one single word or…

Oh!

Oh! Then said I: “Ah, Lord God! Behold, I cannot speak, for I am a youth.” —Jeremiah 1:6 To be articulate at certain times we are compelled to fall back upon “Oh!” or “O!”—a primitive exclamatory sound that is hardly a word at all and that scarcely admits of a definition…. In theology there is…

The Prayer of Faith

The Prayer of Faith …The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.—James 5:16 A second important requirement if the believing church is to be used in God’s ministry is prayer and the response God makes to our prayers uttered in true faith…. No matter what our stature or status, we have the authority…

Men Who Do Not Pray

Men Who Do Not Pray Therefore, brethren, seek out from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.—Acts 6:3 Let us watch that we do not slide imperceptibly to a state where the women do the praying and the men run the…