Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Delight in His Word

Building People of Substance for Works of Power Nearly 40 years ago I was sitting on the edge of my bed reading my bible. As I cruised through Galatians chapter 6, I read the words, “whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” Two things happened. First, I had the thought, “Whoever wrote this … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Delight in His Word

Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Listen Carefully

Building People of Substance for Works of Power This last Easter, I wound up preaching in a church in Mexico that wasn’t on my schedule. In fact, I didn’t get the “invitation” until the night before during a service when the Pastor tapped me on the shoulder and said, “Puedes predicar mañana?” The week before, … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Listen Carefully

Out of the Abundance of the Heart: He’s Leading You

Building People of Substance for Works of Power I remember very distinctly the first time I heard the audible voice of God. At least it seemed audible to me. I was at my first Kenneth Hagin Campmeeting in 1980, accompanied by the three ladies who had recently led me into the baptism of the Holy … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: He’s Leading You

Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Listen Carefully

Building People of Substance for Works of Power I was talking to a pastor friend about the chaos and clamor in the world today. We agreed; it seems that people’s lives are in more of a mess than in previous decades. She made this statement, “I want to teach people to hear the voice of … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Listen Carefully

Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Who Gets the Glory?

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?

Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Check the Source

Building People of Substance for Works of Power One day last Fall, I was in my office praying and reading my Bible. It was early, around 7 AM. The phone rang. The caller ID said “Lonnie Hilton.” I was a little anxious as I answered. It’s unusual for my pastor to call me so early … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Check the Source

Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Test All Things

Building People of Substance for Works of Power She seemed like a very nice lady. She was a friend of my wife’s mom, who said she was a prophetess. God spoke through her directly to others. Now you must understand I had only been saved a few months, and Spirit-filled a few weeks. This was … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Test All Things