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The Boldness Of God's Friends (With Christ In The School Of Prayer) By Andrew Murray
       ¬ďHe said unto them, which of you shall have a friend, and shall go to him at midnight, and say to him, friend, lend me three loaves, for a friend of mine is come to me from a journey, and I have nothing to set before him; and he from within shal ... read more

The Bridegroom Cometh! By John J. Hunt
      "Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the Bridegroom... "And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the Bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet Him" (Matt. 25:1,6). Attention is ... read more

The Bridegroom Soon To Come By Sarah Foulkes Moore
      Very soon the Lord is coming. He is coming as a Bridegroom. He is coming for a Bride. He leaves Ivory Palaces to come for her because He greatly desires her beauty. The beauty of the Bride of Christ is portrayed in the Bridal Psalm (45) as ¬ďall gloriou ... read more

The Chained Ambassador By Samuel L. Brengle
      My soul was stirred within me the other morning by Paul¬ís appeal for the prayers of the Church, in which he declares himself to be ¬ďan ambassador in bonds¬Ē or as the margin reads, ¬ďin a chain.¬Ē ¬ďPraying always with all prayer and supplication in the Sp ... read more

The Challenge Of Pentecost By Samuel Chadwick
       The gift of the Holy Spirit is the distinguishing feature of the Christian religion. It is the very soul of our faith. In His indwelling Presence is the secret of all Christian experience, and in the abiding energy of His power is the dynamic of all C ... read more

The Chief End Of Prayer By Andrew Murray
      ¬ďI go unto the Father And whatsoever ye shall ask in My Name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son¬Ē (John 14:13). That the Father may be glorified in the Son: it is to this end that Jesus on His throne in glory will do all we ask ... read more

The Christian In Need Of Revival By Sammy Tippit
       Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, April 2002 What is revival? The question we ask is the question the psalmist asked in Psalm 24: 3: "Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord ... read more

The Christian’s Greatest Challenge By R. A. Kerby
       The general fact of a world gone mad with sin becomes very pointed and particular as the Christian realizes that he has many acquaintances, friends, and loved ones who are "daring to remain unforgiven" even in these awful days. This fact, if th ... read more

The Christian’s Spiritual Warfare By Mark I. Bubeck
       As believers consider their warfare against Satan, two extremes must be carefully avoided. The first extreme is the tendency to ignore this enemy and to treat the whole subject of demonology lightly. One of Satan¬ís clever strategies against us is to kee ... read more

The Church Invades in the Power of God By Jessie Penn-Lewis
      The Church of God is called to be a militant Church, not a Church passive, nor a Church awake with the energy of the flesh; but a Church militant in the power and energy of the Holy Spirit. Yet numbers of believers have never grasped the aggressive note o ... read more

The Church’s Greatest Need By Wesley L. Duewel
      Spirit-filled people are the church¬ís greatest need today. The church has forsaken its first love (Rev. 2:4) and has lost its first power. As a result, it has largely lost its miraculous growth rate. Of few places can it be said today that the Lord is add ... read more

The Coming Of The Lord Draws Nigh By W. C. Moore
      For some years the Spirit of God has been alerting humble, hungry Christians over the world to be ready for the soon coming of the Lord Jesus Christ to catch away those who are ready for His appearing. In Finney¬ís day, though God sent mighty revivals and ... read more

The Companionship Of The Holy Spirit By R. A. Torrey
       One of the most precious promises in the whole Word of God for this present dispensation is found in John 14:16-17: "And I will pray the Father and He shall give you another Comforter, that He may abide with you for ever; even the Spirit of tru ... read more

The Conquest Of The Mind By Alice H. Hamblin
      The entire inner world of thought must be brought under the control of the Holy Spirit so that the Spirit may bring "into capitvity" every thought to the obedience of Christ, and cast down imaginations and every high thing that exalteth itself against the ... read more

The Cross Affects All Of Life By Ted S. Rendall
       As he meditated on Christ¬ís Cross and its meaning, the Apostle Paul saw that Christ¬ís death was revolutionary in its application. "The love of Christ controls us," he states, "having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died; and He di ... read more

The Cross And Prayer By F. J. Huegel
       Let us consider prayer in the light of our crucifixion with Christ. Prayer is nothing if it is not communion with God. The old life cannot have fellowship with God inasmuch as in Christ it was condemned and potentially put to death. True communion is onl ... read more

The Crucified Life-¬ďDying Daily¬Ē By B. McCall Barbour
       "I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave Himself for me" (Galatians 2:20). There can be no true ... read more

The Cry For Revival By W. Vernon Higham
       What is revival? It is another dimension, in which tremendous things happen and God¬ís people are at last moved. William B. Sprague summarized some of its major aspects and manifestations as follows: 1. There is a revival of scriptural knowledge ... read more

The Day of Small Things By Theodore L. Cuyler (1822-1909,
       "Who hath despised the day of small things?" (Zech. 4:10). No wise Christian ever despises the day of small things, especially if he see the hand of God in them. Spiritual awakenings in a church very often have small beginnings; one or two persons who ... read more

The Deadly Enemy Of Christian Fellowship By Luke Rader
       We are rapidly approaching the time when "we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that everyone may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad" (2 Corinthians 5:10). None of us for ... read more

The Desperate Man By James N. Jidov
      It is a glorious thing to be desperate after God always! I am oftentimes ashamed of the lack of desperation after my God in my own life. Indeed, greater by far than the cry, "God, help me!" is the plea, "God, I want You!" There is a difference. I ask the ... read more

The Devil's Opposition To Prayer By F. J. Perryman
       A number of people tell me how sometimes it is difficult to pray, and that confirms my own experience. The universal admission is that whenever people give themselves to prayer, they never find it easy. Stagnation in prayer may be encountered through ... read more

The Discipline Of Fasting By Wesley L. Duewel
       Fasting is a God-ordained form of self-denial. The very nature of intercession calls for as much or more self-denial than any other form of spiritual activity. The major work of prayer and fasting from food is normally in secret. We think of fasting as a ... read more

The Discipline Of Suffering By Dave Butts
       For many years, Christians have worked on the spiritual disciplines in their lives. Discipline can be a very negative word for many people. It can speak of punishment for doing wrong. But the main focus of discipline is learning or training. We train ... read more

The Dynamic Of Faith By Wesley L. Duewel
      Prayer is not limited to the humanly possible. Prayer is a work of faith. The purpose of prevailing prayer is to bring to pass things that are divinely possible and that are in God¬ís will. Our prayer is an essential condition to most of God¬ís sovereign wo ... read more

The Effectiveness Of Personal Evangelism By Joel Darby in The Messenger
       Our Savior¬ís last great command to His followers was to go into all nations and take the Gospel to every creature (Mk. 16:15). We have woefully failed. Considering the worldwide population explosion, we have been failing at a tragic rate to do His wil ... read more

The Enrichment Of Giving By Stephen F. Olford
       In 2 Corinthians 9:6-15, Paul climaxes his treatment of the grace of giving with some weighty words on the enriching ministry of Christian stewardship. He is determined not to leave his readers until he has impressed upon them the all-important fact th ... read more

The Exaltation Of Christ By Rev. John Greenfield
      One mark of a genuine baptism with the Holy Ghost is the exaltation of Christ. "He shall glorify Me," said Jesus with reference to the promised Paraclete (John 16:14). One result of Pentecost in apostolic days was the determination "to know nothing among ... read more

The Eyes of Fire Directed At The Churches By Sarah Foulkes Moore
       In the vision of the Isle of Patmos, John beholds the Lord walking in the midst of seven golden candlesticks. He holds in His hand seven stars, which are the seven angels of the seven churches. The seven golden candlesticks, or lightholders, represent t ... read more

The Fear Of God By Cindy Baker
       Fear--a being afraid, a feeling that danger is near; to regard with fear, to feel concern of or about; an anxious thought, concern; awe, dread or terror Respect--honor, esteem Reverence--a feeling of deep respect, mixed with wonder, awe and ... read more

The Fight Of Faith By C. Nuzum
      In I Timothy 6:12 we are commanded to fight the good fight of faith, and this shows us that just as soon as we believe what God says, an enemy will rise up against us, because we do not fight anybody except enemies. Of course, this enemy is Satan, but he ... read more

The Fullness Makes The Difference By Samuel Chadwick
       The gift of the Holy Spirit is the distinguishing feature of the Christian religion. It is the very soul of our faith. In His indwelling Presence is the secret of all Christian experience, and in the abiding energy of His power is the dynamic of all C ... read more

The Gain Of The Cross: "Not I, But Christ" By J. Gregory Mantle
       The goal to which the Holy Spirit leads every new-born soul is that which is so strikingly expressed by Paul in the familiar words, "Not I, but Christ." The human "I" is not perfected by any such progress as some have so strangely concluded. The human "I ... read more

The Gift Of The Holy Spirit By Samuel Chadwick
       The sphere of the Holy Spirit is in the Living Temple of sanctified humanity. He dwells not in temples made with hands. The Temple at Jerusalem was a permitted mistake, as surely as the kingship of Israel. In the New Jerusalem there is no Temple. The ... read more

The Glorious Filling Of The Holy Spirit By Andrew Murray
       "They were all filled with the Holy Spirit" (Acts 2:4). Whenever we speak of being filled with the Holy Spirit, and desire to know what it precisely is, our thoughts always turn back to the day of Pentecost. There we see as in a mirror how glor ... read more

The Glory Of Abiding In Christ By Andrew Murray
       As the Father hath loved me, so I have loved you. Abide in my love, even as I abide in my Father¬ís love (John 15:9,10). Christ had taught His disciples that to abide in Him was to abide in His love. The hour of His suffering is near, and He cannot ... read more

The Harvest Is Great But The Laborers Are Grumbling By Donald L.Bubna
       I was the new pastor. I was young and not very experienced. It was my first midweek prayer service. The church was 45 years old and already had been served by 15 pastors. This seemed to tell me something. I had served my first church nine years and ha ... read more

The Heart Of Jesus By Samuel L. Brengle
      Give me a heart like Thine; By Thy wonderful power, By Thy grace every hour, Give me a heart like Thine. We sang that verse with all our might one morning in one of those hours of heart-humbling and heart-searching, when I was a cadet in the tra ... read more

The Heart-Cry For Revival That Earth Needs By Richard Owen Roberts
       Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, May 23-27, 2000. Let me begin by addressing to you a problem that I think we have to realistically face. This nation of America was founde ... read more

The Heart-Cry For Revival That Heaven Awaits By Richard Owens Roberts
       Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, May 23-27, 2000. The heart-cry for revival that Heaven awaits is a cry of genuine faith based on the unfulfilled promises of God. Many of ... read more

The Heart-Cry of Tears For Revival By Rev. Al Whittinghill
       Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, May 23-27, 2000. "When the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, ... read more

The Hidden Word By C. H. Brown
       "Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee" (Psalm 119:11). "But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost" (2 Corinthians 4:3). We have here two texts which deal with God¬ís Word being hidden. The end ... read more

The Holy Spirit Will Set You Ablaze By Wesley L. Duewel
       The Holy Spirit is the wonderful third Person of the Trinity about whom we know so little. He loves so tenderly, cares so personally, and ministers to us so faithfully. How amazing that perhaps the most common symbol of this beautiful Person found in the ... read more

The Holy Spirit Worked Mightily In Our Midst! By Mary K Crawford
       For several years there had been an increasing hunger in the hearts of most of us (missionaries of the North China Mission) to see more of the power of the Holy Spirit in our work. We had been taught in our seminaries that if we ever got any souls saved, ... read more

The Holy Spirit's Help In Prayer By Gordon Cove
       The secret of prayer is found in the three words: ¬ďin the Spirit.¬Ē When we come into the presence of God in prayer, we should look up to Him to send His Holy Spirit to teach us how to pray. We must wait for the Holy Spirit, and surrender our ... read more

The Hope For Revival By W. Vernon Higham
       "But now, O Lord, Thou art our Father; we are the clay, and Thou our potter; and we all are the work of Thy hand. Be not wroth very sore, O Lord, neither remember iniquity for ever: behold, see, we beseech Thee, we are all Thy people. Thy holy cities ... read more

The Humility Of Jesus By Andrew Murray
       "I am in the midst of you as he that serveth" (Luke 22:27). In the Gospel of John we have the inner life of our Lord laid open to us. Jesus speaks frequently of His relation to the Father, of the motives by which He is guided, of His consciousnes ... read more

The Importance Of Good Teaching By Rich Carmicheal
       One of the essential components of a healthy spiritual life is a steady diet of good teaching. Every Christian needs others who can help instruct, explain and apply God¬ís Word to his or her life. The goal of good teaching is not only to pass along sou ... read more

The Importance Of Worship By Dennis Kinlaw
       Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, April 9-12, 2002 Scripture Reading: Isaiah 52:1-12 Isaiah chapter 52 is a word the prophet is speaking to his people in the holy city, the ... read more

The Intercessor - Gift Of God's Grace By Charles Spurgeon
       Jeremiah interceded for the people, but we have not to seek far before we discover the reason why he did it. God gave the weeping prophet to His sinful people in order that they might not be left as sheep without a shepherd. Wherever you mee ... read more

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