All Hindrances To Revival In The Church Are Due To Sin By Jonathan Goforth
Presbyterian Missionary to Manchuria and China 1888-1935
Upon returning to China in the fall of 1901, after having recuperated from the harrowing effects of the Boxer Rebellion, I began to experience a growing dissatisfaction with the results of ... read more
Always Praying And Never Giving Up By W. C. Moore
When God has shown us something that He is going to do, we should never let down in faith until He has fulfilled what He has promised. Â“Cast not away therefore your confidenceÂ…For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye ... read more
Am I Hindering Anyone? By Frances Ridley Havergal
Many an active and willing helper in the work of God is too often an unconscious hinderer of the Gospel.
A vexation arises, and our expressions of impatience hinder others from taking it patiently. Disappointment, ailment, or even weather depress ... read more
Am I Seeking Revival In My Own Life? By Aletta N. Jacobsz
"Let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup" (1 Cor. 11:28).
Does my will clash with GodÂ’s? Am I willing for His will, or delighted without it?
Do I have an unbroken record of, "Yes, Lord," given gladl ... read more
Another Chance For You! By Samuel L. Brengle
Â“They that stood by Â… said to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them? Then began he to curse and to swear, saying, I know not the ManÂ” (Matthew 26:73,74).
Â“Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, loves thou Me more than these? He said unto Him ... read more
Appealing For An Army Of Young Itinerant Revivalists By Richard Owen Roberts
A number of years ago, a dear British brother was speaking in our area of Illinois to a group of pastors, and he said that Martin Luther was used by the Holy Spirit as an instrument in the conversion of the entire theological faculty at Wittenberg Uni ... read more
Are We Ready To Pay The Price For Revival? - Goforth
A missionary once remarked apologetically to me: â€śI have always longed for revival; but my station is so out-of-the-way that it is impossible for me to obtain the services of an evangelist.â€ť
As if the Spirit of God Is necessarily limited in His wor ... read more
Are We Ready To Pay The Price For Revival? By Jonathan Goforth (1859-1936)
A missionary once remarked apologetically to me: "I have always longed for revival; but my station is so out-of-the-way that it is impossible for me to obtain the services of an evangelist."
As if the Spirit of God is necessarily limited in His wo ... read more
Are You Living In The Light Of The Truth That Jesus Is Coming! By Perry F. Rockwood
To know the reality and power of the Second Coming of Christ is to live triumphantly for the Lord day by day. The early Church carried this message near and far. It gave her members courage and joy even in the darkest night.
One time D. L. Moody ... read more
Are You Watching? By Sarah Foulkes Moore
"Behold the bridegroom cometh: go ye out to meet him" (Mt. 25:6).
We stand breathlessly on the eve of ChristÂ’s return. Every moment draws us nearer. The darkness of earthÂ’s midnight hour is overspreading. The coming of the Bridegroom is at hand ... read more
Arise, People Of God! By Matthew Skariah
Arise, people of God, arise! Not only our nation but the whole world is fast ripening for judgment. It could, however, soon be ready for revival if His people would courageously cleanse themselves from all carnality. Will you, child of God, and servant o ... read more
As Men Who Wait For Their Lord By A. A. Ronshausen
The LordÂ’s message to the Laodicean church is a timely message for todayÂ’s Church. (See Revelation 3:14-22). Much of Christendom is in the Laodicean stage. It is ChristÂ’s last call to the Church before He leaves the mercy seat for the judgment seat. Laod ... read more
Astonished At What Happens When Jesus Shows Up By Bryon Paulus
(Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, April 2002)
Luke 5:1-10 is a passage of Scripture that has become very dear to my heart. It talks about what happens when God shows up, or ... read more
Awake, O Sleeper! By W. C. Moore
"Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light" (Eph. 5:14).
"But," someone says, "the Church is active; there is a great move on throughout large sections of the earth among Bible-believing Christians."
... read more
Be Christlike When Misunderstood By Charles W. Koller
Not all the crosses are on hills. And the heaviest cross that Jesus bore was not the wooden cross He bore to Calvary. A heavier cross was the fact that He was so largely misunderstood by those whom He sought to save. Jesus did not weep on Calvary, but ... read more
Be Filled With The Spirit Arranged from B. McCall Barbour
The supreme need of every believer is to "be filled with the Spirit" (Eph. 5:18)--all our needs are comprehended in being thus filled.
God has commanded it (Eph. 5:18). It is possible (Acts 2:4; 4:8, etc.). We ought to be filled! Those of the ear ... read more
Be Filled With The Spirit By W. C. Moore
Â“Ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon youÂ” (Acts 1:8). This Holy Ghost power is for all believers (John 7:37-39; Acts 2:37-39; Acts 8:15; Acts 10:44,45). The Scriptural command to all believers is Â“Be filled with the SpiritÂ” (Eph. ... read more
Be Part of God's Emergency Prayer Network! By Wesley L. Duewel
God is constantly both receiving and issuing emergency calls. Some events, which you could not have foreseen, call for GodÂ’s immediate intervention. Other situations develop to a point of crisis. While God is never surprised, for He foresees all, you ... read more
Becoming Mighty In Prayer By Wesley L. Duewel
Prevailing prayer only prevails through the prevailing Spirit. It is not a work of man, even of the holiest men and women of God. It is the work of the Holy Spirit in you and through your cooperation. Samuel Chadwick confessed, "The biggest thing God ev ... read more
Before He Will Visit Us by His Spirit? By Edgar H. Lewellen
Note: Let us remember that nothing, absolutely nothing will happen without prayer, prayer and more prayer. (2 Chr. 7:14; Ex. 29:37; Isa. 44:3).
1. We must be honest with God as we pray, and honest with ourselves as we consider how God sees us. Let ... read more
Behold I Come Quickly By Bishop J. C. Ryle
Â“Therefore be ye also ready: take ye heed lest coming suddenly He find you sleeping. What I say unto you I say unto all. Watch!Â” (Mark 13:37).
WATCH against the leaven of false doctrine. Remember that Satan can transform himself into an angel of light. ... read more
Behold, Christ Comes! By Joseph A. Seiss
Â“Behold, He cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see Him, and they also which pierced Him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of Him. Even so, Amen.Â” Revelation 1:7
Â“He cometh.Â” Here is the great fact plainly stated. Christ has not gon ... read more
Beware Of Laodicean Lukewarmness By Lois J. Stucky
"Because thou art lukewarm and neither cold nor hot, I will spew thee out of my mouth" (Rev. 3:16). So warns "the faithful and true witness," our Lord Jesus Christ. This Lover of our souls exhorts us to spare us from the shame of those who, because iniqui ... read more
Beware! There Will Be Scoffers By Allen Nell
The Apostle Peter, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, knew that people in the last days would use the seeming delay of our LordÂ’s return as a means by which they might scoff at the Biblical teaching of coming judgment. And thus, in the third chapte ... read more
Birds Of Prey By Samuel L. Brengle
Against the entire sanctification of believers Satan brings to bear all his devices, his sophistical arguments, and the full force of his powerful will. But the resolute soul, determined to be all the LordÂ’s, will find him a conquered foe, with no power b ... read more
Blazed Out For God By Author Unknown
When I am dying how glad I shall be
That the lamp of my life has been blazed out for Thee.
I shall be glad in whatever I gave,
Labor, or money, one sinner to save;
I shall not mind that the path has been rough,
That Thy dear ... read more
Blessed Days Of Refreshing! By J. V. Watson
A revival consists of a greatly increased interest on the subject of religion on the part of believers, in which they are blessedly conscious of an increase of love to God, faith in His truth, a growth in all the graces of the Spirit, and a deep solicitud ... read more
Blessed Spirit, Make Me Lowly Of Heart! By C. H. Spurgeon
When Jesus was exalted on high, the Spirit of God was poured out to work in us all needed graces. The Holy Spirit creates repentance in us by supernaturally renewing our nature, and taking away the heart of stone out of our flesh. Oh, sit not down straini ... read more
Blow, Wind Of Revival! By Stephen F. Olford
What would happen if Â“the Breath of Heaven,Â” the Spirit of the living God, struck some of our churches? Pentecost will always be associated with the wind of God. Luke dramatically describes the moment and movement of that wind in the familiar word: Â“When ... read more
Born To Worship By Ron Owens
Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, May 23-27, 2000.
For as far back as God has allowed us to look in eternity past, there has been worship. As long as there has been any created ... read more
Brave, Ardent Will Power George D.Watson
The Holy Spirit, while He works every step in grace for the Father and the Son, yet in His own personality, when manifest to us, affects mainly our will power. As the Father has the office of the heart in the Godhead, loving and giving, and as the Son oc ... read more
Break Up Your Fallow Ground By Charles G. Finney
In this article, Charles G. Finney, greatly experienced in the movings of the Holy Spirit in revival, tells what he sees our part to be in softening our hearts to receive GodÂ’s Word and to bear fruit one-hundred fold. If we mean business for God, it wil ... read more
Breathe On Me, Breath Of God By Edwin Hatch
Breathe on me, Breath of God,
Fill me with life anew,
That I may love what Thou dost love,
And do what Thou wouldst do.
Breathe on me, Breath of God,
Until my heart is pure,
Until with Thee I will one will,
To do and to endure.
Breathe on me, Brea ... read more
Broken Things -- Selected
God uses most for His glory those people and things which are most perfectly broken. The sacrifices He accepts are broken and contrite hearts. It was the thorough breaking down of Jacob's natural strength at Peniel that got him where God could cloth ... read more
Broken, Melted, Filled Anew By Eugene A. Emy
The most effective way to accomplish the task of world evangelization is to let God first work in our own hearts in revival power, and then, through prayer and our united efforts, send the Gospel message to the uttermost parts of the world. The world can ... read more
Brokenness From Christian Victory
"The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, Thou wilt not despise" (Psa. 51:17).
Brokenness comes before blessing; suffering precedes service. This has always been GodÂ’s order.
Joseph was in prison be ... read more
Building Up The Church By Rich Carmicheal
Jesus is coming again, not for a lukewarm Church, but for a bride that has made herself ready (Rev. 19:7). He "gave Himself up for her to make her holyÂ…and to present her to Himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, b ... read more
By This Shall All Men Know That Ye Are My Disciples If Ye Have Love One To Another By Harold M. Freligh
Among the perils of the last days none is more subtle than the one Jesus predicted in Matthew 24:12: "And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold."
ChristÂ’s first concern is not regarding our doctrine but our love. Doctrin ... read more
Called For Such A Time As This By Rev. R. Reed
A message for this crisis time in which we live is found in Romans 13:11-14. It reads:
"And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. The night is far spent, t ... read more
Can Little Children Savingly Believe? By J. Irvin Overholtzer
Many doubt whether little children of six or eight or ten years can believe on Christ and be regenerated by the Holy Spirit. Jesus settled that question forever, for He said, "Whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in Me..." When Jo ... read more
Carrying A Prayer Burden By Wesley L. Duewel
A prayer burden is a spiritual concern on the heart of God that is imparted by the Holy Spirit to someone whose intercession the Holy Spirit desires to use. Jesus has been interceding for this need, and now the Spirit needs you to join with the interce ... read more
Changed Into ChristÂ’s Image By Andrew Murray
"But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image, from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord" (2 Corinthians 3:18).
Moses had been forty days on the mount in communion with G ... read more
Cheap Crosses Have No Value By Edwin Raymond Anderson
An acquaintance had recently returned from a business trip through Central America. As we met for dinner, I asked him, Â“What impressed you the most?Â”
He arched a smile, pursed his lips in thought, and answered, Â“Well, I can tell you in just ... read more
Children And The Bible By John Matthews
To each boy and girl who is saved, I tell them, Â“Get yourself a Bible and begin to make it your own. Study the book. Read it for yourself if you can.
Â“If you do not understand it, ask someone to explain it. Best of all, ask God to whisper to you just w ... read more
Christ Conquered Satan By Jessie Penn-Lewis
Many of GodÂ’s people throughout the world are praying for a quickening of the spiritual life of the Church in revival power, but wherever there is a mighty working of God, you may settle it, there will be a mighty working of the powers of darkness in ... read more
Christ In His People By Lois J. Stucky
Not long ago I talked with someone on the telephone and was left with the blessed impression that his spirit was wonderfully Christlike. There was a meekness and gentleness, a purity, a sweetness, a warm openness. For days my heart was gladdened by pa ... read more
Christ In Me By Charles F. Woodard
"But when it pleased God...to reveal His Son in me, that I might preach Him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood" (Gal. 1:15-16).
This was PaulÂ’s magnificent obsession! Not only was the Lord revealed to him on the Da ... read more
Christ Is Coming Again! Abridged from All India Prayer Fellowship Bulletin
Christians are people with an eternal hope. Christ is the substance of their hope. Christ living in every one of them is the hope of glory. Because Christ lives in a believer his hope is kept alive to the very end.
The Risen Christ Was the
Messag ... read more
Christ Is Coming! by The Gospel Herald
"Christ is coming!" is the trumpet call that is sounding all over the world today. From some quarters we hear its blast and peals loud and clear. There are those who are thrilled with the very thought of His Coming. There are others who do not want to ... read more
Christ Our Model Author unknown
"Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: but made Himself of no reputation, and took upon Him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: and ... read more