When Will Believers Start to Believe?

58-When Will Believers Start to Believe? I’ve said it before and will say it again. I have personally witnessed more miracles, healings and deliverances than most believers will experience in a lifetime. I do not say this to brag but I say this to provoke. Early in my walk, I could not understand why God…

Is There Anything Too Hard…

57-Is There Anything Too Hard for the Lord? God had me as a witness of Him to a co-worker. Actually, he was my boss and manager of a small motel. I had been telling him of God and His love for him for several months with numerous opportunities to demonstrate God’s power through various words…

Just a Cup of Coffee!

56-Just a Cup of Coffee! I was working as a night manager of a small motel in Lafayette, Louisiana one night when I walked over to the diner next door for a cup of coffee. An interesting thing happened when I was there. As I waited for the waitress, my eyes were suddenly opened to…

You Must Lose Your Life

54-You Must Lose Your Life Luke 9:24, ‘For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for My sake, the same shall save it.’ Will you lose your life for Me, says Holy Spirit. Will you be willing to die to your hopes, your dreams, your plans so that…

Are You Too Busy?

53-Are You Too Busy? Revelation 2:4-5 (NKJV) Nevertheless I have this against you, that you have left your first love. 5 Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and remove your lampstand from its place—unless you repent. If you have gotten…

Testimony of Healing

48-Testimony of Healing I remember the first time God used me to lay hands for healing. We had just heard a message on healing and how Jesus healed all who came to him. Seeing as how I was in my first year as a believer and hungry for everything God has, I couldn’t wait to…

AN ORDINARY BIRTHDAY PARTY

47-An Ordinary Birthday Party How a birthday party turned into a prophetic ministry time. Years ago, I was invited to a dear friend’s birthday party at her home. Everything was going well as a typical birthday should. But where it changed was when I went to the kitchen to refresh my drink (kool-aid). A mutual…

Testimony of God’s Power

46-Testimony of God’s Power I was working in a hotel in Louisiana and arrived early in the day to get my paycheck. While there, a commotion erupted from the kitchen as one of the cooks pass out. By the time I arrived, they had her sitting on a chair, fanning her as it was very…

I Love the Way You Love!

44-I Love the Way You Love! Back when I was just a babe in Christ, I attended a city outreach in Houston Texas called Church in the City. We met in a neighborhood house near downtown. Just a few families. One day, a couple that had been living in an abandoned house nearby came for…

Which Kingdom Are YOU Building?

43-Which Kingdom Are YOU Building? We are all at work building a kingdom. Some are building a kingdom of light while others are building a kingdom of darkness. In either case, we oftentimes are building besides each other. If we see our brothers who are besides us building with inferior materials, then let us lend…

What Manner of Persons…

42-What manner of persons ought we to be… Brethren, we have not yet seen what we shall be for if we had, we would already be walking in it. What lies before us is for us unchartered waters, bridged only by God’s own Son. Let us walk with the fear of God in our hearts…

OBEDIENCE: Being Ready…

41-OBEDIENCE…Being Ready… “…being ready to punish disobedience after your own obedience has been fulfilled.” 2 Corinthians 10:6 This verse caught my eye recently while writing another message and I wanted to come back and review this because it makes a very powerful statement. What is more, it makes absolute sense. How can we take authority…

Want An Answer to Your Prayer?

40-Want An Answer to Your Prayer? Many of us pray for a wide variety of things. World peace…the end to hunger and starvation…the end to slavery in all its forms and permutations…restoration of marriages…deliverance to captives, etc. Most of these are prayers in general. In essence, we pray that God would use whom He would…

Prayer As Incense

39-Prayer As Incense Revelation 5:8 (NKJV) 8 Now when He had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty- four elders fell down before the Lamb, each having a harp, and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints. Revelation 8:3-5 (NKJV) Then another angel, having a golden censer,…

Let Everything That Has Breath…

38-Let Everything That Has Breath… Psalms 150:6 (NKJV) Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord! Not only are we encouraged to praise the Lord but all of creation praises him. We are encouraged to add our voices and our instruments to JOIN the heavenly orchestra and the earthly orchestra in singing…

Two Visitors

37-Two Visitors Had two visitors stop by my house yesterday trying to fulfill their quota. Yes, they were with the Jehovah Witnesses. I so enjoy speaking to them. My first question to them both was, “Do you speak with the Lord?” Immediately the first one said they have the bible. I said, “No, no, no….

EXHORTATION: Let Us Be Cleansed of Defilement

36-EXHORTATION: Let Us Be Cleansed of Defilement Everyday we are bombarded through conversations and the media of those things that bring defilement. Everyday we must be cleansed of this defilement. Jesus, being both fully God and yet fully human also needed this cleansing of the defilement of this world’s influence. To do this, He demonstrated…

The Dividing Line

34-The Dividing Line I was in a conversation with another brother when the subject came up about where the dividing line was to appear in these last days between those who served God in faithfulness and those who did not. I would like to share with you all my response. This was something God had…

A Tough Decision

32-A Tough Decision What do I do when God says something to me through somebody else and didn’t tell me Himself? Do I reject it because He didn’t tell me directly? Do I judge that person who He used for being so bold and ‘arrogant’? I went back and asked You if what he said…

A Case of Mistaken Identity

31-A Case of Mistaken Identity During a visit with our son and some of his friends, he reminisced about a pet cat we once had that was a prolific squirrel hunter. This female feline hunted, killed and ate all the squirrels in the neighbor which were not wary enough to escape her clutches. Many times…