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.

Be Patient

Be Patient Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer. —Romans 12:12 Think of the kernels of grain, the seed, that the farmer plants in the ground in the fall of the year. How patient the farmer must be! Throughout the long, cold winter the seed is dormant. There is no evidence at…

Pray Till You Pray

Pray Till You Pray Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving.—Colossians 4:2 Dr. Moody Stuart, a great praying man of a past generation, once drew up a set of rules to guide him in his prayers. Among these rules is this one: “Pray till you pray.”… The habit of breaking off our…

Two Conditions Must Be Met

Two Conditions Must Be Met Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence toward God. And whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do those things that are pleasing in His sight.—1 John 3:21-22 When we go to God with a request that He modify the…

Confidence in Him

Confidence in Him Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.—Hebrews 4:16 You can have this confidence in God, and you can have this respect for His will. Do not expect God to perform miracles for you so you…

Prayer Changes the Man

Prayer Changes the Man And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it. —John 14:13-14 In all our praying, however, it is important that we keep in mind that God…

The File-Card Mentality

The File-Card Mentality My soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times…. Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors. —Psalm 119:20,24 When religion loses its sovereign character and becomes mere form, this spontaneity is lost also, and in its place come precedent, propriety, system—and the file-card mentality…….