Then they laid hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit. And when Simon saw that through the laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Spirit was given, he offered them money, saying, "Give me this power also, that anyone on whom I lay hands may receive the Holy Spirit." Acts 8:17-19 NKJV … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Give Me This Power!
Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth.Colossians 3:1-2 NLT I think most of us are ready to put 2020 in the … Continue reading A Few Words for 2021
The weapons we use in our fight are not the world's weapons but God's powerful weapons, which we use to destroy strongholds. We destroy false arguments;2 Corinthians 10:4 GNB Use Your Weapons Let me begin with a disclaimer. I actually have come to like President Trump. When he first ran, his manner was very off-putting … Continue reading Fighting the Right Fight
Building People of Substance for Works of Power Rise up and take your place and let’s get on to the end of the race. Let the Lord use you and do your part. The end-time revival is about to start. It’s a revival of power, a revival of love, a revival of peace and the … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Let’s do this!
Building People of Substance for Works of Power Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength. Even … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Learning to Wait
Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:5 NKJV As I have loved you... What a great idea! My hope is sure because God has poured His love into my heart. The phrase “the love … Continue reading Pouring Out the Love of God
How precious is your unfailing love, O God! All humanity finds shelter in the shadow of your wings. You feed them from the abundance of your own house, letting them drink from your river of delights. For you are the fountain of life, the light by which we see. Psalms 36:7-9 NLT Last week was … Continue reading Drinking from the River
Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! Therefore the world does not know us, because it did not know Him. Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when … Continue reading Behold, love at work.
To those who use well what they are given, even more will be given, and they will have an abundance. But from those who do nothing, even what little they have will be taken away. Matthew 25:29 NLT The story of the talents is a favorite for proving all kinds of things, but primarily the … Continue reading Attitudes of Abundance
Building People of Substance for Works of Power Many years ago, at the church where I pastored, a fella uttered a prophecy to me in a service. The gist of it was that my church, his church, and one other church in the area were going to be at the forefront of a great revival. … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Who Gets the Glory?