Protestants Are Demanding Another Reformation Christians For Truth International
450 years after the death of Martin Luther conservative theologians are demanding another reformation in the church
Call to Repentance
1. If our Lord and Master Jesus Christ says: ¬ďRepent, for the kingdom of heaven is near¬Ē (Matthew 4:17), He wan ... read more
Purifying Ourselves For Christ¬ís Return By Rich Carmicheal
¬ďFor you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed...but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect¬Ē (1 Peter 1:18-19).
¬ďGreater love has no one than this, that one lay ... read more
Put It Right! By Paul S. Rees
In the second and third chapters of Revelation, in those most moving messages that Christ communicated to the seven churches, He is speaking not only as Saviour, but as Judge. He says, "This is wrong and that is wrong and that is wrong, and if you don't ... read more
Putting Unity Into Practice By J. C. Metcalfe
Many Christians question, "How do we put unity into practice?" In dealing with this subject, let us look at the passage of New Testament Scripture, Romans, chapter 12.
The first two verses of this chapter speak of the consecration of the Christ ... read more
Raising Children Who Will Serve God - Part 2 By Jeannie Hoit
When our children were young, God deposited a hope and vision in us for having children who would love God as much as their parents did. There has never been a time in raising our children that we thought they might fall away from the Lord. Throughout th ... read more
Raising Children Who Will Serve God By Ted Hoit
Some Christian parents live under the mistaken assumption that if they are godly their children will also be godly. While personal example is a necessary ingredient to raising godly children, it is by no means the "bottom line." Sufficient biblical ex ... read more
Raising Holy Children By Kim Butts
When we think of those we know who live holy lives, we generally don¬ít think of children. Perhaps it is because we have generally accepted the passage from Proverbs 22:15, which states: ¬ďFolly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of disc ... read more
Reaching For Excellence By Gary Higbee
It takes a special measure of dedication to be excellent. This is particularly true of the Christian life. Excellence in Christianity does not happen by accident. It requires commitment and strong motivation. Yet every Christian has this high calling - ... read more
Readiness For The Lord¬ís Return By W. C. Moore
The Bible has much to say about being ready when Jesus returns!
Jesus, the Head of the Church, says in Revelation 3:11, "Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown."
In Matthew 24:44-46 we read, "There ... read more
Reasons For Child Evangelism From a tract
* Because to save a child is to save a soul and a life for Christ.
* Because what is learned in childhood is remembered in old age. "Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it" (Proverbs 22:6).
* Because chi ... read more
Reckon Your Own Life Dead By D. H. Dolman
You cannot make the Christ-life in you fuller and more active than it is. You need not do it either, in Him is the fullness of the Godhead bodily. But you can every day and every hour reckon your own life, with its wishes and plans, dead. Afte ... read more
Redeem The Time Because The Days Are Evil By Rich Carmicheal
"Be very careful, then, how you live¬ónot as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil" (Eph. 5:15-16).
It is all too evident that "the days are evil." This truth was tragically illustrated in the United ... read more
Religion's Bitter Waters Or God's Living Waters? By Mick Cupples
Sounding brass! This is the descriptive metaphor used by biographer John Pollock of the preaching of Dwight L. Moody when the great evangelist felt the loss of God¬ís power in his ministry. Moody reportedly was in such torment that he fell from his chair ... read more
Restitution By D. L. Moody
If there is a man or woman who has been trying to live a Christian life and has no joy in it, and no victory in it, and no song in it--I know the reason. It is that they have never repented. They have started wrong.
Repentance is the most neglect ... read more
Resurrection Power For You Today By Wesley L. Duewel
There is an experience of victory available to every Christian whereby he or she can praise God, saying with Paul, "But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ" (2 Cor. 2:14). There is a personal experience available for ... read more
Return To Me By Sammy Tippit
Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, April 9-12, 2002.
Those of us who live in this country will never forget September 11. It was a moment in which God was speaking to this coun ... read more
Revival - A Wonderful Spiritual Phenomenon! By Paul E. Billheimer
In Dr. Stephen Olford¬ís article concluding on this page, he makes mention of a revival in Rwanda/Uganda that continued forty years or more. In the following article, reprinted from October, 1960 Herald of His Coming, Paul Billheimer writes from firsthand ... read more
Revival Costs, But It Pays! By R. E. Lacy. From The Emmanuel Herald
The power back of a revival is not man power. It is not the power of human talent or human management. It is God¬ís power at work. A scriptural and experimental revival has full access to man¬ís inner nature and can change hearts and lives.
The only ... read more
Revival Crowns Christ King By David Bryant
The Bible teaches that at the end of history the whole universe will experience the consummation, when Christ returns to sum up everything under Himself, things in heaven and things on earth (Eph. 1:9-10). Christ will be manifested as Lord and take His ... read more
Revival Hangs On The Prayers Of God's People By W. C. Moore
Hear the Word of the Lord: "I exhort therefore, that first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness ... read more
Revival Is A Focusing Time By Roger Ellsworth
"For the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart" (1 Samuel 16:7b).
"For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of the ... read more
Revival Is A Humbling Time By Roger Ellsworth
"The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise" (Ps. 51:17).
"For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with h ... read more
Revival Is A Reconciling Time By Roger Ellsworth
"Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering; forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, ... read more
Revival Is A Searching Time By Roger Ellsworth
"Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting" (Psalm 139:23-24).
"Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the Lord. Let us lift up our hea ... read more
Revival Is A Turning Time By Roger Ellsworth
Scripture reading: Jeremiah 7:1-14
God¬ís glorious work of revival is invariably characterized by God¬ís people becoming broken over their sins and turning from them. There can be no revival apart from this. The Lord Himself said to the people of ... read more
Revival Is Christ-Centered! - herald
"God hath highly exalted (Christ), and given Him a name which is above every name: that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow...and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father" (Phil. 2:9-11).
Pre ... read more
Revival Is Coming If By Wesley L. Duewel
God at His own initiative voluntarily gave us, His people, the covenant of revival. No human being begged God until He promised to revive. Because He is the God of revival, He voluntarily gave us His covenant as His invitation to us to seek revival. God ... read more
Revival Or Judgement? Prayer Is A Deciding Factor By Kenneth Korol
In Ezekiel 22:30 and 31 we read of God looking in vain for an intercessor, but because He found none, His wrath was poured out in just judgment against the nation of Israel because of her sinful rebellion against God:
¬ďI sought for a man among them, ... read more
Revival Through Brokenness By Peter Tay Eng Hoe
Anything that is broken is considered no use and is usually thrown away. However, in the Scripture, God only uses things or individuals that are broken, for example, the alabaster box, and the Holy Communion bread. The Hebrew meaning for "break," mean ... read more
Revival Time Is A Needed Time By Roger Ellsworth
Revival time is heart time. It is when believers are drawn away from their absorption with the things of this world to give the Lord priority. It is a time when the Church ceases merely going through the motions. It is a time when people realize that God ... read more
Revival To Usher In The Return Of Our Lord By Herbert Lockyer
We are on the winning side and God is still on His Throne. The Gospel still has its ancient power. The Lord is able to do great and mighty things, and nothing can hold things in check like a movement of the Spirit of God.
It was so in the day o ... read more
Revival ¬Ė A ¬ďMust!¬Ē Why? By W.C. Moore
1. Revival is in God¬ís heart.
¬ďThus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble and ... read more
Revival: Blessing Or Judgment? By Wesley L. Duewel
Our God is the God of revival. Revival is an essential part of His plan of redemption. From the time God created Adam and Eve and they fell into sin, Satan has tried to alienate humanity from God. He has tried to get us to disobey God and sever our rel ... read more
Revivals Are Born, Not Made By Samuel L. Brengle
Many of God¬ís children are longing for Jesus to come in Person, visibly to lead on His hosts to victory. But ever since that wonderful morning forty-five years ago when He baptized me with the Holy Ghost and fire, purifying my heart and revealing Himself ... read more
Revive Thy Work, O Lord! By Andrew Murray
Revival is God¬ís work! He alone can give it. It must come from above. We are in danger of looking to what God has done, and is doing, and count on that as the pledge that He will do more. And all the time it may be true that He is blessing us up to the me ... read more
Reward Of Keeping God's Word By Martin Luther
Heaven and earth, all the emperors, kings and princes of the world, could not raise a fit dwelling-place for God; yet, in a weak human soul that keeps His Word, He willingly resides.
Isaiah calls heaven the Lord¬ís seat, and earth His footstool. He does ... read more
Rise Up, O Church Of God! By Lois J. Stucky
"Rise up, O church of God!
Be done with lesser things;
Give heart and soul and mind and strength
To serve the King of kings!"
William P. Merrill
What a privilege to be a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus C ... read more
Rod And Staff In Time Of Need By J. R. Miller
Spiritual truths can be received only as we come to experiences for which they are adapted. There are many of the divine promises which we can never claim, and whose blessedness we cannot realize until we come to the points in life for which they are spec ... read more
Sacred Partnership With God In Prayer By Wesley L. Duewel
God has chosen to accomplish many of His sovereign purposes with our help. Paul repeatedly reminds us that God has appointed us to a sacred partnership for the purpose of gospel advance. Paul emphasizes our sacred responsibility to work with God. Ever ... read more
Satanic Hindrances Challenged By Mark I. Bubeck
All true believers see the great need of revival. As I see it, revival comes when the Holy Spirit moves with mighty power upon believers whose hearts have been made ready through repentance, prayer and expectant waiting upon God. The Holy Spirit first ... read more
Satan¬ís Defeat At Calvary By Charles H. Usher
¬ďNow shall the prince of this world be cast out And I, if I be lifted up, will draw all men unto Me¬Ē (John 12:31,32).
¬ďNow is come salvation and strength and the kingdom of our God, and the power (authority) of His Christ: for the accuser of our brethr ... read more
Search For Me With All Your Heart (Jeremiah 29:13) By W. C. Moore
"The kingdom of heaven suffereth violence and the violent take it by force" (Matthew 11:12). "I will not let thee go, except thou bless me" (Genesis 32:26).
Why are these strong statements put in the Bible, in both the Old and the New Testaments? ... read more
Search Me, O God! By Bill Cady
All great revival is the result of earnest, consistent, believing, intercessory prayer. It is utterly impossible to have true revival without prayer, for revival is the work of the Holy Spirit and He is limited to the prayer and intercession of the sa ... read more
Secret Of Power By J. Wilbur Chapman
I have been in the old church in New England where Jonathan Edwards preached his great sermon, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God."...He had not eaten a mouthful of food. For three nights he had not closed his eyes in sleep. Over and over he had be ... read more
Secrets Of The God-blessed Life By F. B. Meyer
Do you not sometimes moan over your want of power? You stand face to face with devil-tormented people, but you cannot cast the devil out. You feel that you aught to confess Christ in the workshop, in the business place, to the fellow passenger, and in the ... read more
Secrets Of Victory By Dr. Herbert Lockyer
The old nature can be kept in the place of defeat, and thus allow the new nature to be continually victorious. What a comfort it is to realize that God has made every provision for all the sons and daughters of Adam¬ís race! We are not shut up to sin. ... read more
Seek And You Shall Find By A. B. Earle
"Resolving at all cost to have God¬ís presence and power in my ministry, I retired to my room to spend the night in prayer. O, the struggle of that night! Hour after hour I wrestled alone with God. My heart had been full of coldness, and I not aware of i ... read more
Self-Control Through The Holy Spirit By P. D. Landy
I recently read a little book entitled "The Young Christian." It was a reprint of a work written by Matthew Henry some 300 years ago. It did me good. Its chief theme was "sobermindedness," or to use a more contemporary idiom--self-control. It is a boo ... read more
Self-Glorying By C. H. Spurgeon
Look at the corn in the field: it holds its head erect while it is green, but when the ear is filled and matured, it hangs its head in graceful humbleness.
Look at your fruit trees: how their blooming branches shoot up toward the sky, but when t ... read more
Separation Unto By Frances Ridley Havergal
"Seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to Himself?" (Numbers 16:9).
The thought of separation, so inseparable from true and growing Christian life, (J ... read more