I think there are many mildly hungry yet cautious Christians out there in the middle who are intrigued by the "freaky stuff" but, then again, are tired of the ridiculous manifestations in many churches that aren't Spirit-driven at all.
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It is high time that we do some self-policing. Better that we judge ourselves than be judged by the Lord (see 1 Pet. 4:17; 1 Cor. 11:31-32).
One revivalist sees these miracles as a sign that an even greater awakening is on the horizon.
One of the few trusted modern-day men I've known personally who've had such visions of the afterworld is the late Kenneth E. Hagin, a genuine prophet of the Lord.
Don't misunderstand me. We need the dark side of our culture exposed. The evil in Hollywood and throughout the fabric of our nation is so vile that most of us would be shocked if we saw it in fullness.
The Lord spoke to me that there are coming wildfires of revival hitting the body of Christ.
That was real revival.
A new spiritual door has been opened, but we cannot walk through it unless we are willing to yield to the refiner's fire.
Beware of the natural familiarity of Ichabod churches.
This is what many Christians don't get about revival.
God does the opening—you prepare the soil. Here's how.
"Years ago, in the '90s, I experienced a prophetic swirl that I believe is pointing to a specific time of fulfillment."
Another form of reckoning, or judgment, came as the secret sins of powerful men were exposed.
When God-appointed men are placed in leadership, their first agenda is to make sure the glory of the Lord is restored.
When have you ever heard another minister or prophet judge a supposed prophecy or revelation some other so-called prophet had and judge it as false?
The church today has much in common with the church of Sardis.
"One of the things a pastor is assigned to do is to guard the flock, and that includes spiritually and biblically to guard the flock."
When God's people don't stand up for truth, the world is left to piece together morality. And they get it wrong.
Hint: It has to do with money.
Countless Christians in this world have the wool pulled over their eyes by the great Babylon of Wall Street.