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.

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden. —Genesis 3:8 However we may explain this mysterious “ground” within us, we will…

The Right Kind of Leaders

The Right Kind of Leaders Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly, nor as being lords over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.—1 Peter 5:2,3 I believe that it might be accepted as a fairly…

Commotion, Not Devotion

Commotion, Not Devotion …and after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire, and after the fire a still small voice.—1 Kings 19:12 “The accent in the Church today,” says Leonard Ravenhill, the English evangelist, “is not on devotion, but on commotion.” Religious extroversion has been carried to such an extreme…

Wilderness Encroachment

Wilderness Encroachment Because you say, “I am rich, have become wealthy, and have need of nothing”—and do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked…. —Revelation 3:17 The wilderness encroaches on the fruitful field, and unless there is constant fighting off of this encroachment there will be little or no harvest. I…

Made for Higher Worlds

Made for Higher Worlds Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. —Colossians 3:2 God has revealed Himself many times and in many ways to assure men and women made in His image that there is another and a better world than this vale of tears we refer to as home……

Daily Glimpses of His Glory

Daily Glimpses of His Glory For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what the hath prepared for him that waiteth for him. —Isaiah 64:4 Every emotion has its reaction and every pleasurable experience will dim after a…

Spiritual Receptivity

Spiritual Receptivity When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek. —Psalm 27:8 Pick at random a score of great saints whose lives and testimonies are widely known. Let them be Bible characters or well-known Christians of postbiblical times…. I venture to suggest that the one…

The Missing Supernatural Afflatus

The Missing Supernatural Afflatus Behold, I send the Promise of My Father upon you; but tarry in the city of Jerusalem until you are endued with power from on high.—Luke 24:49 Where adequate power is present almost any means will suffice, but where the power is absent not all the means in the world can…

Determine to Find Him

Determine to Find Him My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up. —Psalm 5:3 I want deliberately to encourage this mighty longing after God. The lack of it has brought us to our present low estate. The stiff and…

What’s Missing

What’s Missing Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord our Maker. -Psalm 95:6 Christian churches have come to the dangerous time predicted long ago. It is a time when we can pat one another on the back, congratulate ourselves and join in the glad refrain, “We are rich,…