The Believer’S Resume

John 8:32 says, “And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.” I am who God says I am. I can do what God says I can do. I have what God says I have. In Christ . . . I have Christ’s power and authority (Ephesians 1:18-23). I am holy, blameless, and beyond reproach (Colossians 1:21-22). I am seated with Christ in heavenly places (Ephesians 2:6). I have been made

Preaching That Pleases God

Since preaching is God’s idea, and it is He who has put us in the ministry (I Tim.1:12), our greatest desire in preaching should be to please Him! I have no desire to be a “seeker sensitive” preacher, but I do have every desire to be a “Savior sensitive” preacher. II Timothy 4 lays out the principles for that kind of preaching. Paul declared, “I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus

Upper Room Praying

The Key to Revival When Jesus left earth, all He left behind was a prayer meeting. In fact, it was an Upper Room prayer meeting. His sole strategy to impact the planet was limited to a handful of distressed disciples in an Upper Room. These humble beginnings were the springboard to Pentecost. What took place in the Upper Room would determine the course and destiny of the early church. Since everything

You Might Be A Pharisee If…

You are glad you are better than others. Your prayers are more like “self-talk” than speaking with God. Your sins seem so small when placed beside the really BIG sins of others. You rationalize that Christians who don’t agree with you are all “compromisers.” You routinely dismiss anyone who would dare to point out a “blind spot.” You verbally rip apart the people who disagree with you. You

Faith Or Fate: Your Future Depends On It!

Awell-known Bible teacher said, “The only reason I pray is because the Bible tells me to pray.” He does not believe his prayers or actions have any bearing on the scheme of things. This man is a fatalist. Since everything is predetermined, then there is no use to pray and believe God, because what will be will be. A fatalist pastor was conducting the funeral of a known homosexual. This pastor had

The Revival-Ready Vs. Revival-Resistant Pastor

The Revival-ready Pastor is… Willing to confess and confront sin. (Prov. 28:13) Willing to allow God to change his schedule. Willing to be open and honest with others. (Psalm 139:23) Willing to sacrifice personal time to pray, witness, and read God’s Word. (Matt. 6:33) Willing to obey the Holy Spirit immediately. (Gal. 5:16) Willing to allow The Holy Spirit to Control his life. (Eph. 5:18) Willing

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