"Be . . . Ready!" By W. C. Moore
Jesus says, "Be¬Öready." "Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh" (Matthew 24:44).
Am I ready?
To be ready means to live continuously in readiness for the Lord¬ís coming. Some say, "I¬ím not ready, ... read more
"Broken Cisterns" By Arnold Cook
Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, May 26-29, 1998.
As a church leader, I am concerned about the subject of revival. My background is conversion at the age of 11, in a dying chu ... read more
"Come, Lord Jesus!" Arranged from J. A. Seiss
The Holy Spirit Himself calls for the coming of Christ: "The Spirit...says, Come...." (Rev. 22:17), that is, "Come, Lord Jesus!" When the promise of the Spirit of truth was given, Christ said: "He will guide you into all truth: and He will show you th ... read more
"Even So, Come, Lord Jesus!" Arranged from Maranatha: The Lord Cometh by James H. Brookes
The careful student of the Scriptures cannot avoid the conviction that from the time our Lord was taken up from the midst of His friends, they waited and watched for His appearing again. When they went down into the grave, they left their believing an ... read more
"Even So, Come, Lord Jesus" By D. M. Panton
Probably no generation since our Lord ascended has had such urgent reasons as our own for praying for our Lord to come back. "God works according to the prayers of His people" (Evan Roberts), and the date of the second c ... read more
"Faithful Is He" By Helen Western
Helen Western, an American missionary, had been serving for thirteen years with the South China Boat Mission, living and working among Boat People (Sampan people), when war was declared on December 7, 1941 between America and Japan. China and Japan were ... read more
"I Kept God From Working" By Dr. A. C. Dixon
While I was pastor of the Baptist Church in a university town of North Carolina, I was made to realize that as a preacher I was a dismal failure.
Parents from all over the state wrote and requested me to look after the spiritual welfare of their ... read more
"I Would Thou Wert Cold Or Hot!" By W. C. Moore
God wants us on fire for Him! He Himself is a consuming fire (Heb. 12:29), and He wants His representatives to be fiery witnesses for Him. "Who maketh His angels spirits, and His ministers a flame of fire" (Heb. 1:7).
Fire does not argue with tra ... read more
"If God Be For Us" By James N. Jidov
In 2 Chronicles 20:1-24 is the account of the attempted invasion of Judah by the heathen nations of Ammon and Moab. It was a fearful situation. The little tribe of Judah was situated on the west side of the Dead Sea and the armies of Moab and Ammon wer ... read more
"Let Us Not Be Weary¬Ö" By Rev. Bill McLeod
It is a difficult thing to keep praying for revival when there is no evidence that God is really working in revival. God has given us a precious promise in Galatians 6:9: ¬ďLet us not be weary in well doing for in due season we shall reap if we faint not.¬Ē ... read more
"Lord¬ÖDo As Thou Hast Said" By Charles H. Spurgeon
God¬ís promises were never meant to be thrown aside as waste paper. He intended that they should be used. God¬ís gold is not miser¬ís money, but is minted to be traded with. Nothing pleases our Lord better than to see His promises put into circulation. He ... read more
"Oh That Thou Wouldest Rend the Heavens, That Thou Wouldest Come Down!" By W. C. Moore
What is needed in the whole world today is a prayed-down Holy Ghost revival! For God to come down! For His Holy Spirit to convict sinners ¬Ė in the Church and out ¬Ė of sin. This is the paramount need everywhere today!
When the Spirit o ... read more
"Revival Is The Result edited by Jonathan Edwards
The diary of David Brainerd, early missionary to the American Indians, tells of the price paid for revival in terms like these: ¬ďwrestling earnestly in prayer,¬Ē ¬ďpleading for souls,¬Ē ¬ďinterceding fervently,¬Ē days of ¬ďfasting and prayer,¬Ē ¬ďan agony of pray ... read more
"Thanks For The Thorn" By George Matheson
"There was given to me a thorn in the flesh" (2 Corinthians 12:7).
"There was given to me¬Ö" Can, then, the thorn be a gift from God? I am in the habit of seeing God¬ís gifts in the abundance of the things which my life possesses, and I call those th ... read more
"The Time Is Short!" By R. A. Torrey
There is nothing of which any of us has less to spare and yet of which most of us are so prodigal and so wasteful as time. Happy, yes, thrice happy, is the man who not only believes but feels the truth set forth in the short, solemn, and startling sta ... read more
"Why Are You Sleeping? Get Up And Pray!" By Wesley L. Duewel
For three years Christ had taught and trained His disciples. For three years He had let them share His ministry, His miracle-working power, His comfort, His encouragement, and His blessing. Now He had come to the hour of His agony and travail, and He took ... read more
"Worthy Is The Lamb of God!" By Lois J. Stucky
The Lamb upon the cross is now the Lamb upon the Throne. The most noble and beautiful words of language are not too great as all Heaven attributes praise to Him: "Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength ... read more
"Your Father" By Mark Guy Pearse
"Your Father who is in Heaven" (Matt. 7:11). This means I am bound to God by the closest and tenderest relationship, that I have a right to His love and His power and His blessing, such as nothing else could give me. Oh the boldness with which we can d ... read more
15 Ways to Make Prayer A Natural Part of Your Everyday Family Life By Kim Butts
1. Help your children to become aware of answered prayer. Tell them about the times in your life when God has answered your prayers. Encourage them to share when God answers their prayers--even if His answer isn¬ít what they wanted or expected. When yo ... read more
4/Precious First Love By Marian Lorenz
When the Apostle Paul had written to the Ephesian Church, it was in a good spiritual state. But now, after some sixty years, it was at fault before the Lord. In Revelation 2:3, Jesus commended them for some things that He was pleased with; yet they ha ... read more
A Broken Spirit -Selected
We have thought that an entirely surrendered will is necessary to bring us into a life of victory, but that is not enough. There must be also a broken spirit which will enable us to accept God¬ís will joyfully without chafing.
A surrendered will an ... read more
A Call To Worship By Dave Butts
Isn¬ít it interesting what Christians choose to fight about? We fuss and argue with each other over church structure, the role of women, the Holy Spirit, the Second Coming, etc. I guess it should surprise no one that Christians today are also fighting ... read more
A Disturbing Message By Duncan Campbell
¬ďThis is what our age needs, not an easy-moving message, the sort of thing that makes the hearer feel all nice inside, but a message profoundly disturbing. We have been far too afraid of disturbing people, but the Holy Spirit will have nothing to do with ... read more
A Grandmother¬ís Love Reaches Out To Prisoners By Grace Anderson
The Personal Testimony of Grace Anderson, Showers of Blessing Ministry Inc.
My heart can say with the Psalmist, "O magnify the Lord with me and let us exalt His name together" (34:3). Psalms 2:8 says, "Ask me and I shall give thee the heathen for t ... read more
A Heart In Harmony With The Throne Room Of God By Al Whittinghill
Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, April, 2002
God has two throne rooms: one in the highest heaven and one in the lowliest of hearts. In these lowly, humble hearts God in great ... read more
A House Divided Cannot Stand By Sarah Foulkes Moore
The Spirit of God requires unity to work. Disunity makes impossible His glorious Presence among us.
Today the seamless robe of Christ¬ís Church has been rent by schism. How different was the spirit that animated the early Church when the heathen ... read more
A Life Of Prayer By Andrew Murray
"Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks" (1 Thess. 5:16-18).
Our Lord spoke the parable of the widow and the unjust judge to teach us that men ought to pray always and not faint. As the widow persevered in seeking one ... read more
A Man, A Message, A Movement Godward By Keith Daniel
Arranged from a message given at "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, May 26-29, 1998
Let us consider three things in the Book of Jonah: the man, the message, and the movement.
"Now the word of the Lord came unt ... read more
A Missionary Recalls Revival By R. A. Paulson
I write this letter (dated April 19, 1945, French Equatorial Africa) as a call to the battle. We need reinforcements or the devil will throw us back. As long as Moses¬í arms were up in prayer, Joshua and the warriors prevailed against Amalek; but the mi ... read more
A New Call For Extraordinary Prayer By Dave Butts
In the early 1700¬ís, Jonathan Edwards wrote a book intended to encourage Christians to gather and pray for revival. The book, An Humble Attempt to Promote Explicit Agreement and Visible Union of God¬ís People in Extraordinary Prayer for the Revival of ... read more
A Piercing Word By Vance Havner
Many claim that they want revival, but generally we want to have a revival to save our face, when the first thing we must lose is our face. Fallow ground must be broken up, even at the cost of humiliation and embarrassment. God will not rain showers o ... read more
A Pioneer Missionary In God¬ís Keeping Taken from the autobiography of John G. Paton
The following account is taken from the autobiography of John G. Paton, "Pioneering in the New Hebrides." Dr. Arthur T. Pierson says in the introduction to the book, "This biography is not surpassed, for stimulating, inspiring, and helpful narrative, by a ... read more
A Prayer Summons To American Christians! By Sarah Foulkes Moore (1890-1973)
America stands at the crossroads! It is either revival or the dissolving of the church, the home and the government.
History records that in time of crisis in America in the past, God has moved to avert catastrophe overtaking His people. In suc ... read more
A Praying Heart By A. E. Reinschmidt
We are indebted to Charles G. Finney for the phrase, "A praying heart." He said: "I am convinced that nothing in the whole Christian religion is so rarely attained as a praying heart." This heart is "the heart in the spirit" (Romans 2:29). It is in ou ... read more
A Revival Of Righteousness By Sarah Foulkes Moore
"It was in 1904. All Wales was aflame. The nation had drifted far from God. The spiritual conditions were low indeed. Church attendance was poor. And sin abounded on every side," writes Oswald J. Smith.
"Suddenly, like an unexpected tornado, th ... read more
A Revival Of Righteousness By Sarah Foulkes Moore
"It was in 1904. All Wales was aflame. The nation had drifted far from God. The spiritual conditions were low indeed. Church attendance was poor, and sin abounded on every side," writes Oswald J. Smith.
"Suddenly, like an unexpected tornado, the S ... read more
A Revival ¬Ė Deep And Widespread ¬Ė Out Greatest Need By Rev. S. B. Shaw
By revival we mean a ¬ďtime of refreshing from the presence of the Lord¬Ē (Acts 3:19)¬óresulting in the thorough renewing and great deepening of spiritual life in the hearts of God¬ís children, the reclaiming of backsliders and in conviction, repentance (incl ... read more
A Rousing Call ¬Ė To God's Revival Remnant! By W. C. Moore
In this issue we pay tribute to the founders, under God, of Herald of His Coming ministry, W.C. and Sarah Foulkes Moore. It is now 20 years since God took Sister Moore to her abode above, and over 12 years since He took Brother Moore. In their memory, we ... read more
A Soul Winner Must Know The Bible By R. A. Torrey
"Every Scripture inspired of God is also profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction which is in righteousness: that the man of God may be complete, furnished completely unto every good work" (2 Tim. 3:16-17, R.V.).
In th ... read more
A Time Of Refreshing By Robert Murray McCheyne
"I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour My Spirit upon thy seed, and My blessing upon thine offspring: and they shall spring up as among the grass, as willows by the water courses" (Isa. 44:3,4).
T ... read more
A Watch Night Service On The Revival Level The Sunday School Times
"And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be" (Rev. 22:12).
We live in times when souls are more exposed to danger than at any previous period of church history. One needs to read only ... read more
A Wonderful Reviving! By Andrew Gih
China experienced wonderful revivings in the years that preceded World War II and the later takeover of China by the Communists. Andrew Gih was a Chinese brother greatly used of God in ministry during those years. In the article below is Gih¬ís account o ... read more
Ablaze With A Passion For Souls By Wesley L. Duewel
What a beautiful phrase! Yet how many of us have almost forgotten the expression "A Passion for Souls." For years it was a tremendous motivating force for God¬ís children. Today with the emphasis upon such terms as church growth, counseling, Christian ... read more
Above All Else By Oswald Sanders
"Choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom¬Ö.They chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit" (Acts 6:3,5).
Spiritual leadership requires Spirit-filled people. Other qualities are important; to ... read more
Accessing God With Praise And Thanksgiving By Norval Hadley, International Intercessors
For prayer to be effective we must know how to get access to God. Psalm 100:4 says, ¬ďEnter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise: be thankful unto Him, and bless His name.¬Ē It is as we come to God with thanksgiving and pr ... read more
Accountable One To Another By Lalith Mendis
Two common responses to sin are (1) hiding from it and its consequences, that is, behaving as if all is in order and (2) accusation of the other. A third response is less easy to understand, and that is euphemism in the face of sin, to downgrade it an ... read more
Accountable To God By Larry Martin
Every individual is responsible for his or her own behavior. The Bible is very clear when it comes to personal accountability. Romans 14:12 says "So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God." The feeble excuses of men will not suffice whe ... read more
Admonitions To Parents --Emmanuel Herald
Never lose sight of the responsibility to be carried as a parent.
Keep the spiritual welfare and interests of the child uppermost.
Be more concerned to build character and integrity in the child than to make him merely acceptable to others.
Seek to kee ... read more
Advancing On Our Knees By Alan Redpath
The victories won by prayer,
By prayer must still be held;
The foe retreats, but only when
By prayer he is compelled.
We will only advance in our evangelistic work as fast and as far as we advance on our knees. Prayer opens the channel between a ... read more
Alas, And Did My Savior Bleed! From The Cross of Calvary
How marred must have been the face of the Holy One of God from His crown of thorns! How lacerated the form of His sacred body from the scourging of the soldiers¬ÖLook at yonder pillar, black with the blood of murderers and rebels¬ÖLook at the rude and ... read more