No Limit to What God Could Do

No Limit to What God Could Do But when they did not find them, they dragged Jason and some brethren to the rulers of the city, crying out, “These who have turned the world upside down have come here too.” —Acts 17:6 There is no limit to what God could do in our world if…

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,…

Not Just Intensity of Prayer

Not Just Intensity of Prayer He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him.—John 14:21 Intensity of prayer is no criterion of its effectiveness. A man may throw himself…

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…

Time Is Running Out

Time Is Running Out The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.—Romans 13:12 The absence of spiritual devotion today is an omen and a portent. The modern church is all but contemptuous of the sober…

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…

A Divine Visitation

A Divine Visitation And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual people but as to carnal, as to babes in Christ. -1 Corinthians 3:1 I believe that it might be well for us if we just stopped all of our business and got quiet and worshiped God and waited on Him. It…

God In Our Midst

God In Our Midst And He said, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” Then he said to Him, “If Your Presence does not go with us, do not bring us up from here.” -Exodus 33:14-15 In what I have to say I may not be joined by any ground…

Blessing on Our Terms

Blessing on Our Terms Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.” -Matthew 16:24 Here is what grieves me, and I believe this also grieves the Holy Spirit: My hearers rise to this call emotionally, but they will…

Revival on Our Terms

Revival on Our Terms I am the Lord, that is My name; and My glory I will not give to another, nor My praise to carved images. -Isaiah 42:8 There seems to be a notion abroad that if we talk enough and pray enough, revival will set in like a stock market boom or a…