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.

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…

The Arrow of Infinite Desire

The Arrow of Infinite Desire Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. -Matthew 5:6 These words are addressed to those of God’s children who have been pierced with the arrow of infinite desire, who yearn for God with a yearning that has overcome them, who long with a…

Living at a Fever Pitch

Living at a Fever Pitch And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men. -Colossians 3:23 We live at a fever pitch, and whether we are erecting buildings, laying highways, promoting athletic events, celebrating special days or welcoming returning heroes we always do it with an exaggerated flourish. Our…

The Curse of Self-righteousness

The Curse of Self-righteousness Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. –Philippians 3:13-14 Self-righteousness is terrible…

A Purified Church

A Purified Church But what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ. Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain…

Born After Midnight

Born After Midnight So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened. –Luke 11:9-10 Among revival-minded Christians I have…

Coming Home

Coming Home And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also.—John 14:3 Some years ago one of our national Christian brothers from the land of Thailand gave his testimony in my hearing. He told what it…