The Spirit of the Lord Expressly Warns

55-The Spirit of the Lord Expressly Warns After Holy Spirit has come down upon men once again as at the beginning, there will be those from among you who, having been disqualified by the Spirit, will arise to take a place of servitude to those who are moving by My Spirit. Do not allow these…

Job – A Man Searching for Answers

Job – A Man Searching for Answers His life started as ignoble as most other men. So nondescript that no mention has been made of his beginnings nor was any mention of the many years that followed until that meeting between God and Satan in heaven. As far as the story goes, Job seems to…

The Cross IS the Circumcision of the Heart

The Cross IS the Circumcision of the Heart Matthew 10:38-39 (ESV) And whoever does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me. 39 Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. Mark 8:34-38 (ESV) And calling the crowd to him with…

Keys to a True Prophet

What is the Role of the Prophetic Ministry Today? Many today try to depict the role of the prophet of the New Testament as being different than the role of the prophet of the Old Testament. All of these are mistaken. The ONLY difference between the role of the prophet in the new versus the…

Church Services – Are We Doing It Right?

Church Services – Are We Doing It Right? Throughout the course of church history, from the reformation and advent of Protestantism, the order of church services have remained relatively unchanged. Slight alterations have occurred but the overall structure has remained untouched. It is considered by all the standard and in no need of change or…

PROFANE/STRANGE FIRE

PROFANE/STRANGE FIRE Leviticus 10:1-3 (NKJV) The Profane Fire of Nadab and Abihu 1 Then Nadab (liberal; generous) and Abihu (he is my father), the sons of Aaron, each took his censer and put fire in it, put incense on it, and offered profane fire before the Lord, which He had not commanded them. 2 So…

TITLES AND RECOGNITION

TITLES AND RECOGNITION Matthew 23:6-12 (NKJV) They love the best places at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues, 7 greetings in the marketplaces, and to be called by men, ‘Rabbi, Rabbi. ’ 8 But you, do not be called “Rabbi’; for One is your Teacher, the Christ, and you are all brethren. 9 Do…

Requirements for Ministry

Requirements for Ministry The First of Three Witnesses Leviticus 19:23-25 – ‘When you come into the land, and have planted all kinds of trees for food, then you shall count their fruit as uncircumcised. Three years it shall be as uncircumcised to you. It shall not be eaten. But in the fourth year all its…

TRAVAIL!

TRAVAIL! 2 Chronicles 7:14 (AMP) If My people, who are called by My name, shall HUMBLE themselves, PRAY, SEEK, CRAVE, and REQUIRE OF NECESSITY My face and TURN from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and heal their land. I have highlighted key words of this famous verse as…

Remember Not the Former Things…

Remember Not the Former Things… Isaiah 43:18-19 (AMP) Do not [earnestly] remember the former things; neither consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs forth; do you not perceive and know it and will you not give heed to it? I will even make a way in the…

YOU CAN ALL PROPHESY

YOU CAN ALL PROPHESY 1 Corinthians 14:31 (NKJV) For you can all prophesy one by one, that all may learn and all may be encouraged. Joel 2:28 (NKJV) God’s Spirit Poured Out 28 “And it shall come to pass afterward That I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh; Your sons and your daughters shall…

Let the Prophets Speak

Let the Prophets Speak Deuteronomy 19:15 (NKJV) The Law Concerning Witnesses 15 “One witness shall not rise against a man concerning any iniquity or any sin that he commits; by the mouth of two or three witnesses the matter shall be established. Why is this so? Why two or three? As it was in the…

What is the Greatest Calling of God in our Lives?

What is the Greatest Calling of God in our Lives? Some may answer this by saying to serve as in who is the greatest among you except he that serves his brother. Or to lay down one’s life for no greater love has any man than he lay down his life for another. Others may…

Pride and Violence

Violence is in the heart of pride but grace and peace comes through Jesus Christ. Isaiah 14:12-14 (NKJV) The Fall of Lucifer 12 “How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How you are cut down to the ground, You who weakened the nations! 13 For you have said in your…

A Matter of Pride

A Matter of Pride This is a story of the King Saul in all of us. Just as in the story of the Jews, their first king was Saul and then David, our first king in our lives was us and then Jesus. In King Saul, there is much similarity to our own lives. We…

ONLY BY DOING…

2-ONLY BY DOING THE WORD ARE WE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND Matthew 7:1-5 (NKJV) 1 “ Judge not, that you be not judged. 2 For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you. 3 And why do you look at the speck…

Two Types of Ministries Today

Two Types of Ministries Today Ephesians 4:11-12 (NKJV) And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, 12 for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, These are the gift ministries to the body of Christ….

Journey to Holiness — The Wilderness Walk

JOURNEY TO HOLINESS THE WILDERNESS WALK One of the most critical parts of our journey to holiness is that time when Holy Spirit calls us to walk in the wilderness. You will recall that when John the Baptist baptized Jesus, a voice was heard from heaven proclaiming, “This is My beloved Son in whom I…

INTIMIDATION…the Fear factor

INTIMIDATION…the Fear factor Definition of INTIMIDATE [: to make timid or fearful : frighten; especially : to compel or deter by or as if by threats ] Hebrews 2:14-16 Inasmuch then as the children have partaken of flesh and blood, He Himself likewise shared in the same, that through death He might destroy him who…

A CALL UNTO HOLINESS…all others need not apply

A CALL UNTO HOLINESS…all others need not apply There is to be a great move of God in these last days. When He pours out His Spirit, great signs and wonders will occur but only those with whom He has approved will be flowing with His Spirit. However there will be many who will desire…