Keys To Spiritual Revival In Our Homes And Churches By Oliver Price
Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, April 9-12, 2002
The focus of the ministry I represent is on the power of praying together, experiencing Christ actively in charge. I am dee ... read more
Kindled From On High By William Arthur
It is only by waiting before the throne of grace that we become endued with the Holy Fire. He who waits there long and believingly will imbibe that Fire and come forth from his communion with God bearing tokens of where he has been. The only way to gai ... read more
Kneeling Forms Behind The Power By Armin Gesswein
The Jerusalem congregation -- the first church -- is not only the mother Christian church, it is God¬ís model. God not only gives instructions for the building of the church. He makes sure that we have a pattern to go by.
Giving a pattern has al ... read more
Labor NOW for Christ! From the Scrapbook of Sarah Foulkes Moore
Improve the present moment! Why delay?
Why wait tomorrow when you have today?
Why plan for something that is hours hence?
You own no future hour--come, friend, commence!
w is the time for working--now, right now--
Work in the present moment, never bo ... read more
Lack Of Fear Of God By Zac Poonen
The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom (Prov. 9:10). This is the first lesson in the school of wisdom. ¬ďTo fear the Lord is to hate evil¬Ē (Prov. 8:13), because God Himself hates evil. When we have heard the call of God to be holy because He is holy, a ... read more
Launch Pad for Blessing By Robert Dunnett
One of the most consistent features of those outpourings of the Holy Spirit that have come to be called times of ¬ďRevival¬Ē has been that of a true spirit of unity among Christian people. This has been a feature apparent both in the time of revival itself ... read more
Learning From The Persecuted Church By Lois J. Stucky
What a moving experience it has been, as we prepare this issue of Herald of His Coming, to explore publications which detail the persecution of devoted Christian brothers and sisters in many places around the world. Having glimpsed their gallantry in endu ... read more
Leave a Lasting Legacy By A. S. London
When the Master was eating the Last Supper with His disciples He said to them, ¬ďI have given you something.¬Ē That something was not money, it was not power or prestige, it was not a high rank in the realm of society, He did not give them fame or renown, f ... read more
Leaving Past Failures Behind By Paul E Billheimer
Some of us find it difficult not only to forget our sorrows, but a1so to forget our mistakes. If we are not careful, the mistakes of the past can hang like chains about us, effectively hindering our progress. We are tempted to feel that we can never succe ... read more
Led By The Spirit By Andrew Murray
You ask how you may know in how far you are led by the Spirit of God. As every man knows of himself when he is hungry or pleased, so too with regard to the Spirit of God, for the Spirit of God is more distinguishable from all other spirits and tempers tha ... read more
Lessons From Martyrdom By Maurice R. Irvin
James was one of Jesus¬í most important apostles. He was one of the inner circle who saw Jesus raise Jairus¬í daughter from the dead, who went with Jesus to the Mount of Transfiguration and who was called by Jesus to go further into the Garden of Gethse ... read more
Lessons From The Upper Room For Todays' Revival Seekers By A. E. Reinschmidt
The day of Pentecost was the first New Testament Revival. It was only the beginning of "that which was spoken by the prophet Joel: And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of My Spirit upon all flesh..." (Acts 2:16-17). It i ... read more
Lest We Limit God By Anna J. Lindgren
"Child of Mine," speaks the still small Voice, "I would have filled you with My own fullness, taken possession of you, used you to My praise, but you would not. It was not your littleness, your limited capacity that hindered Me, but that you did not tur ... read more
Let A Double Portion Of Thy Spirit Be Upon Me- 2 Kings 2:9 By W. C. Moore
In Joel 2:23 we read that the Lord "will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month." Therefore we can look for a doubling up in revival power in these last days ¬Ė for rain is symbolic of an outpouring ... read more
Let God Search Your Heart By E. D. Hettinger
There is one great truth that we must acknowledge and not neglect in order to experience in all reality a life of obedience to the Word of God, a life controlled by the Holy Spirit, a life of prayer and faith, a life of soul-winning, and the revival tha ... read more
Let Us Continue To Cry To God To ¬ďRevive Us Again!¬Ē By W. C. Moore
The Spirit of God makes intercession through us ¬ďwith groanings which cannot be uttered¬Ē (Rom. 8:26). George D. Watson says: ¬ďAll the great epochs of divine providence and manifestation in the world have been preceded by great prayer¬Ö
¬ďA ... read more
Let Us Unlock The Door To Revival! By W. C. Moore
The key to revival is in your hand and mine, fellow Christian. God has put it there. Many years ago God gave the keys to revival into the hands of His own people, and He has never taken them back.
Rain is typical of revival (Isa. 44:3; John 7:37- ... read more
Letting The Truth Slip By Samuel L. Brengle
¬ďTherefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard lest at any time we should let them slip¬Ē (Heb. 2:1).
The truth that saves the soul is not picked up as we would pick up the pebbles along the beach, but it is ... read more
Let¬ís Be Earnest About Prayer By Sarah Foulkes Moore
Everywhere today the Spirit is calling God¬ís people to prayer. But the Lord¬ís people are not stirring themselves up to pray. People are busy in their own affairs. Churches are engaged in programs of their own that have little to do with God¬ís program in t ... read more
Let¬ís Not Limit God! By Lois J. Stucky
The Bible speaks of "an evil heart of unbelief." This sin may not be considered as evil as are outward, more visible sins of the flesh. It might be thought of as a "respectable sin." Since it may not be clearly visible outwardly, the heart harboring i ... read more
Let¬ís Pray Like We Mean Business By Oliver Price
The churches in South Korea pray like their life depends on it. The bell rings at 4:00 a.m. every morning in Ji Jong and many other villages calling the Christians to wake up and come to the church for prayer. Many of their churches have a larger crow ... read more
Let¬ís Pray Through The Book Of Acts¬ÖFor Revival By Armin Gesswein
Many in our land are praying for revival, and the prayer movement is ongoing. All of us agree that the Bible is our one real Prayer Book. We are also acquainted with the concept that the best way to pray is to "pray the Scriptures." That means we "plead t ... read more
Like Christ In His Humility By Andrew Murray
Scripture reading: "In lowliness of mind each counting other better than himself. Have this mind in you, which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, emptied Himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men; and ... read more
Lips Of Praise By R. Bryant Mitchell
"O Lord, open Thou my lips: and my mouth shall shew forth Thy praise" (Psalm 51:15).
Praise is a perpetual thing. David said, "I will bless the Lord at all times: His praise shall continually be in my mouth" (Psalm 34:1). No night can be dark when ... read more
Living Like Men Looking For Their Lord! By R. A. Torrey
Dr. R. A. Torrey says: ¬ďThe imminent return of our Lord is the great Bible argument for a pure, unselfish, devoted, unworldly, active life of service. In much of our modern preaching we urge people to live a holy life and work diligently because dea ... read more
Living The Christ-Life By D. W. Kerr
The Apostle Paul said, "For me to live is Christ" (Phil. 1:21). For anyone to live a life which is Christ, he must have the mind of Christ.
The first great principle which we meet in the life and character of the apostle Paul is self-displaceme ... read more
Living The Life By F. B. Meyer
"That ye may be sons of your Father which is in heaven" (Matthew 5:45)
We are made sons of God by regeneration, through faith in the Son, but we are called to make our calling and election sure--to approve and vindicate our right to that sacred ... read more
Living The Life That Tells for God By Hannah Whitall Smith
If you are a Christian, if you profess to have Christ abiding in you ¬Ė then let everything else go that you might live out in a practical daily walk and observation the Christ-life you have dwelling in you. You may be the only ¬ďBible¬Ē some will ever ¬ď ... read more
Look To Jesus! Meditate On Him! By C. H. Spurgeon
The Lord can give repentance to the most unlikely, turning lions into lambs, and ravens into doves. Let us look to Him that this great change may be wrought in us.
Assuredly the contemplation of the death of Christ is one of the surest and speediest me ... read more
Looking For That Blessed Hope! By Keith L. Brooks
"...Looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ..." (Jude 21).
The above statement refers to the final consummation of the mercy of Christ, which will be revealed at His second coming. This is "our blessed hope." Looking only at the past or ... read more
Looking Unto Jesus By Sammy Tippit
Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, May 23-27, 2000
Scripture reading: 2 Chronicles 26:1-5
Our Scripture reading is the story of king Uzziah. But first, consider Isaiah, c ... read more
Looking Unto Jesus By Theodore Monod, translated from French by Helen Willis
Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith. (Hebrews 12:2)
Looking Unto Jesus In the Scriptures--to learn there what He is, what He has done, what He gives, what He desires; to find in His character our pattern, in His teachings ou ... read more
Lord, I Agree By Richard Owen Roberts
By the mercy of God I have been a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ since my early youth. Over the years of my earthly pilgrimage I have known what it is like to climb great spiritual mountains and how it feels to fall into chasms of blackness. I have h ... read more
Love Makes Obedience Sweet By Adolph Saphir
If Jesus is Alpha, so is He Omega. We pray in His name, we live in His name, and we desire the glory of His name. To whom should ascend our thanksgivings but to Him who gave us all, who wrought all things in us? Who is the end, but He who is the beginn ... read more
Love On Its Knees For Others By Al Whittinghill
"And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before Me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none" (Ezekiel 22:30).
"And He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no i ... read more
Love That Will Not Let Me Go By Glen D. Black
George Matheson (1842-1906), while a student in one of the universities of Scotland, was taken with an affliction of the eyes. After a careful examination, a beloved professor friend of his was sent to him with the startling message: "George, if there ... read more
Luminous Christians By Duncan Campbell
I remember some years ago sailing past a lighthouse and coming away with the conviction that it is the light that matters. The lighthouse itself was imposing, the structure the work of a master--but that edifice could be as treacherous as the rock on w ... read more
Maintaining a Spiritual Glow Wesleyan Missionary
Keep a restful heart. Hurts, slights, frustrations, misunderstandings, differences of opinions, or unhappiness with God¬ís providences--may quickly ferment into resentments, critical feelings, and bitterness of spirit--which in turn bubble over in word ... read more
Make Your Home A Light-House By Alvin J. Vander Griend
What is a Light-House of Prayer? It¬ís a cluster of two or more believers who are banded together to pray for, care about, and share the blessings of Christ with their neighbors. Let¬ís unpack that definition phrase by phrase.
It¬ís a cluster of two ... read more
Making God's Way Our Way By Lois J. Stucky
In this season, overcrowded for many with parties and programs, shopping and baking, tinsel and wrappings¬óit is fitting that the lead article in this issue of Herald of His Coming lifts our sights to the heights. We see beyond the sweet story which so ... read more
Man¬ís Pride And Christ¬ís Humility From Dawn - Author unknown
The life and death of our Lord Jesus Christ are a standing rebuke to every form of pride to which men are liable. Note the contrast between these well-known sins and His own holy life.
Pride of birth and rank. "Is not this the carpenter's son?" ... read more
McCheyne's "Hints For Ministers"
Souls are perishing every day, and our own entrance into eternity cannot be far distant. Let us, like Mary, do what we can, and no doubt God will bless it, and reward us openly.
Seek to be lamblike; without this, all your effort to do good to oth ... read more
Measure Your Life By Obedience By Wesley L. Duewel
God is measuring our lives, not by the measures and standards of our culture or our age. He is measuring them by our character and by our walk with Him.
God and His Word are intensely practical. All of the great general principles in the kingdo ... read more
Meditating On God's Word By Derek Prince
Do you want God¬ís best? If you want God¬ís best, the first thing you have to do is make up your mind, that you do want God¬ís best. This is the basic, key decision. You have to want God¬ís best, and you have to decide that you will settle for nothing les ... read more
Meditations On Eternity With Him by Rev. Richard Baxter
O blessed day! when I shall rest with God! when I shall rest in the bosom of my Lord! when I shall rest in knowing, loving, rejoicing, and praising! when my perfect soul and body shall together perfectly enjoy the most perfect God! When God, who is love i ... read more
Meek - For the Glory Of God; For Service To Mankind By Lalith Mendis
"Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth" (Matthew 5:5).
What is the relationship between meekness and inheriting the earth? Meekness is disinheriting, dispossessing and divestiture. Jesus who was God divested Himself of the glory of ... read more
Meeting Life's Pressures By Lois J. Stucky
Many of God¬ís people are experiencing today more pressure in their lives than ever before. In today¬ís "pell-mell" living, with society spiraling downward, pressures are coming upon some of God¬ís people in a measure that threatens to overcome them. On ... read more
Men God Has Used In Revival By Horatius Bonar
They Were Men of Faith
Men God has used in revival ploughed and sowed in hope. They might sometimes go forth weeping, bearing precious seed, yet these were the tears of sorrow and compassion, not of despair; they knew that in due season they would ... read more
Men God Wants By H. A. Ironside
God is not looking for brilliant men, is not depending upon eloquent men, is not shut up to the use of talented men in sending His Gospel out in the world. God is looking for broken men, for men who have judged themselves in the light of the Cross of ... read more
Mighty Force Of Prayer By E. M. Bounds
The more praying there is in the world, the better the world will be, the mightier the forces against evil everywhere. Prayer, in one phase of its operation, is a disinfectant and a preventative. It purifies the air; it destroys the contagion of evil. ... read more