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Receive Your Healing

Divine health is God's will for believers. We obtain this privilege by completely trusting God's Word and practically applying our faith. read more

Finding Rest for Your Soul

On the seventh day of creation, God established menuha which means "a settled, deep stillness." Today our souls need stillness more than ever, and we can find it in Jesus Christ. read more

Becoming One With God

The unity of our Triune God proceeds from their self-sacrificial love for one another. We enter into the same unity through exchanging our soul-life for Christ's. read more

Breaking Evil Agreements

Satan desires to destroy our lives through our thoughts. Prolonged fearful or bitter thoughts can lead to casualty covenants with the enemy, which produce destruction. read more

Don't Be Afraid to Step Out

Catherine Booth, along with her husband, William, made great gains for the kingdom of God. By the Spirit, they were empowered to fulfill their calling--even though it meant going against the tide of conventional religion. read more

God Has The Answer To Depression

Many women experience periods of sadness due to loss, frustration or chronic health problems. At times we can initiate our own depression through self-pity, jealousy and unrealistic expectations. Regardless of the source, God's desire for us is freedom. We need not be subject to the power of the enemy. read more

Whatever Happened to the Ten Commandments?

In our pluralistic society, we're often told that everything is "relative." However, this is not what the Bible teaches. The Ten Commandments are not the rules of a vengeful dictator but rather the guiding principles of a loving Father.

Jesus came to fulfill the law, not to abolish it. As believers, we must hold to Biblical standards and return these timeless ideals to their rightful places in our lives. read more

Through the Eyes of the Spirit

Spiritual vision can be a reality for every Christian through the discipline of prayer. A born-again believer can see the kingdom of God. His Spirit reveals to our spirit a picture of things as they are in the heavenly realm, thus enabling us to perceive all He has for us.

Long before a promise of God is manifested in the earth, spiritual vision will see it and continually hold it up so that in God's time it can become a natural reality. read more

Sing of His Mighty Deeds

No matter what the pressing needs may be, when by an act of our faith we open our mouths to praise God for who He is, there is set in motion an assault against the enemy. The enemy hates our praise because it is a reminder to him of all that he forfeited through his rebellion.

Praising God changes the atmosphere outwardly and inwardly. Exalting His name is an act of faith to which He readily responds. Fear and dread are uprooted and replaced with hope and an expectation of deliverance. read more

Pursuing His Presence

What is true regarding intimacy in marriage is also true in our relationship with God. It doesn't happen without effort. In forming Adam with His hands and breathing life into him, God demonstrated His desire for intimate involvement with mankind.

After the man and woman fell, God's plan of redemption was instituted to bring them back to the relationship God intended from the beginning. read more

Celebrating Diversity in Worship

Unity is all about discerning the body of Christ in all its expressions. Neither cultural preferences nor personal tastes should prohibit our embracing other brothers and sisters in Christ.

Disunity undermines our witness to the world, to unbelievers who cannot look past our lack of understanding and acceptance of one another. It is critical to the fulfillment of the Great

Commission that we begin to be more accepting and endorsing of one another based on the wealth of truth we have in common. read more

Moving Beyond Survival to Revival

Knowing how to survive in the wilderness is vital, but as the Israelites demonstrated, it is equally important to know how to come out of the wilderness.

When the time is right, according to God's plan, we must leave behind our kinship with lack and struggle in order to walk into a place of vision and provision. Survival skills that may have served us well when battling the desperate conditions of the desert will hinder our entering the place of promise to which God is leading us. read more

What Happened to Eve?

Eve's disobedience and subsequent banishment from the presence of God was an interruption in her destiny. But immediately following the first couple's fall, God implemented a plan that would restore them to their intended purpose.

Referring to God's promise of a Messiah in Gen. 3:15, Dr. Freda Lindsay wrote: "The woman, first scarred by sin, is selected to be the one first promised to become an instrument of God's redemptive working" (Spirit-Filled Life Bible).

This is a picture of restoration. In Jesus Christ, we recover our innocence and our ability to reproduce the life of God in others through Holy Spirit-anointed ministry. read more

Moments of Holy Visitation

Knowing God stimulates our hunger to know Him more. We will increase in wisdom and anointing to the degree that we cultivate an atmosphere that always yearns for and welcomes His presence. In The Pursuit of God, A.W. Tozer wrote, "Acute desire must be present or there will be no manifestation of Christ to His people. He waits to be wanted. Too bad that with many of us He waits so long, so very long, in vain."

Each of us should live expecting that God can, at any moment, break through and change us forever. In moments of visitation, heaven seems nearer, and God's truth becomes more real.

The Lord desires, and is certainly worthy of, first place in our lives. It's amazing how much of Himself He will pour into us if we are faithful to give Him time and opportunity. read more

Why Saints Fall Away from God

No matter how knowledgeable they may be, believers who toy with carnal temptations are vulnerable to deception and capable of being led away from their relationship with God.

Pride--something with which we're all tempted--presents us with a distorted picture of self-sufficiency. If we embrace this idea, then we will be drawn away from a humble dependency on God.

Whatever the temptation, it has to find a place of weakness in us. The allurement must serve some purpose in order to lead us into deception. This is why it is essential to have our hearts continually cleansed by the Holy Spirit. read more

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