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Christ Prayed For The Unity Of Believers By Theodore H. Epp
       In His prayer recorded in John 17, the Lord prayed for the believers in every age. He had been praying specifically for His disciples, and then He said, "Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on Me through their word" ( ... read more

Christ Prepares A Place For Prepared People By Daniel E. Williams
      Shortly before His crucifixion and in anticipation of His resurrection and ascension, the Lord Jesus said to the disciples, ¬ďLet not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father¬ís house are many mansions: if it were not so, ... read more

Christ Wants You! By Dr. Graham Scoggie
       For the ingathering of the harvest Christ needs reapers; for the worldwide proclamation of the Gospel He needs missionaries. Christ needs you and me, because He chooses to employ means to ends. He does not will to do everything Himself, but to work in, a ... read more

Christ's Coming -- A Mighty Motivation! By Leighton Ford
       The second coming of Christ and the end of the age are not subjects for idle curiosity. The hope of Christ¬ís return is no escapist clause. It¬ís not an excuse for Christian complacency, not an alibi for non-involvement. To the contrary, it¬ís a spur to ... read more

Christ: Guest Or Resident? By Oliver W. Price
       In Jonathan Edwards¬í day, the powerful presence of Christ represented by the Holy Spirit brought new life, purity, and love to the church in New England. This is only one of many such occurrences. They are usually called revivals, spiritual awakenings ... read more

Christian Giving By B. L. Moore, Jr. M.D.
      God Is A Giving God We often limit our ideas about Christian giving to that money placed in the offering plate passed on Sunday mornings. But have you discovered that giving is a picture of the character of God? Our God is a giving God! "He that sp ... read more

Christian Home Ideals By Norman B. Harrison
       What makes a Christian home? The mere fact that Christians live there? No indeed. There must be Christian family life. Christian ideals and aims must be brought to bear upon the shared family life and interests, molding and motivating the conduct of it ... read more

Christians Need To Be Called To Their Knees! By Charles G. Finney
      Prevailing prayer for revival must be persevering prayer. Prayer is not effectual unless offered in an agony of desire to God. I will mention some things that a person must do in order to prevail in prayer. He must pray for a definite object. He mus ... read more

Christly Meekness By S. A. Keen
      Oh, how little meek we are, how arrogant in our right opinions, how severe in our requirements, how harsh in our godly judgments! We not only judge, but we judge savagely and openly. We insist on our "must" for others, as to what we believe, we think or d ... read more

Christ¬ís Coming ¬Ė How Will It Find Us? By Thomas L. Wade,
       The return of the Lord was an event anxiously awaited by the early church. But this anxious waiting for His return was not just because they thought He would return in their lifetime. Nor was it just a desire to escape the difficulties of life. There ... read more

Christ’s Cry To Today’s Church By Keith Daniel
       Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, May 26-29, 1998. Reading: Matthew, chapters 5, 6, & 7. If I were asked what the Lord Jesus Christ would say to His Church in America, wit ... read more

Christ’s Humility For Our Pride By William Law
       "Self is the root, the branches, the tree of all the evil of our fallen state. All the evils of fallen angels and men have their birth in the pride of self. "On the other hand, all the virtues of the heavenly life are the virtues of humility. It i ... read more

Church Prayer Meeting ¬Ė Engine Or Caboose? By A. E. Reinschmidt
       A real prayer meeting is the business meeting of the Board of Directors of the ¬ďHouse of God.¬Ē It is the one period in the week when the spiritual members of the church come together, face to face with God. In all the other meetings of the church th ... read more

Clean Because Of God’s Word - Herald
       William Culbertson wrote, "I recall reading a sentence from George Henderson: ¬ĎThe Bible is unlike any other book, in that one must personally know its Author before one can really understand its contents; it resembles other books in that to be unders ... read more

Come, Holy Spirit By Isaac Watts (1674-1748)
      Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove, With all Thy quickening powers; Kindle a flame of sacred love In these cold hearts of ours. Look how we grovel here below, Fond of these earthly toys; Our souls, how heavily they go To reach eternal joys. In v ... read more

Come, Holy Spirit! By Isaac Watts
      Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove, In vain we tune our formal songs, In vain we strive to rise; Hosannas languish on our tongues, And our devotion dies. Dear Lord, and shall we ever live At this poor dying rate? Our love so faint, so cold to Thee ... read more

Confidence For The Christian By Don J. Kenyon
      Of all the rich treasures of truth given to God¬ís people in the holy Scriptures few can be compared with the writings of Isaiah, the prince of prophets. Isaiah¬ís "Book of Comfort" (chapters 40-66) is one of the clearest and the most detailed declar ... read more

Consecrate Your All -- From a tract
       Every honest heart is earnestly desiring to know the deeper things of God and to walk in deep consecration and obedience, willing at any cost to have God reveal the truth to him, in any way He sees fit. He is willing to have the Word of God and the Sp ... read more

Consecration ¬Ė The First Step Into The Blessed Life By F. B. Meyer
       There is a Christian life which, in comparison with that experienced by the majority of Christians, is as summer to winter, or as the mature fruitfulness of a golden autumn to the struggling promise of a cold and late spring. The blessedness of t ... read more

Conviction Of Sin From Notes of Aletta N. Jacobsz
       My sin cost Jesus His blood. Has it cost me tears? The Father forsook His Son when He became sin for me, sin that broke Him. Is it leaving me whole? Sin caused Him to bow His head. Am I still unbowed? My sin covered His face with shame and blood. Does ... read more

Conviction Of Sin And A Revival Of Holiness By Brian H. Edwards
       Holiness can never be separated from revival. If some kind of spiritual experience in an individual, or among a community, has the label "revival" pinned to it, we should always look at the lives of the Christians and the new converts. Are they a holy ... read more

Conviction Of Sin From Notes of Aletta N. Jacobsz
       My sin cost Jesus His blood. Has it cost me tears? The Father forsook His Son when He became sin for me, sin that broke Him. Is it leaving me whole? Sin caused Him to bow His head. Am I still unbowed? My sin covered His face with shame and blood. Does ... read more

Corporate Revival: A Fresh Encounter With God By Henry Blackaby
       Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, April 9-12, 2002. It is crucial that we have the kind of relationship to God that when He speaks we know it is God, and we know what He is ... read more

Counsel To Those Who Would Be All Devoted to God By Charles Wesley
       Guard early against the temptations and dangers which might one day weaken you. Few continue as they have begun; fewer advance in virtue. There are, even in the most holy retreats, things that are almost certain means of enfeebling the soul, and it is ... read more

Covenant With God To Pray for Revival By Sarah Foulkes Moore
      Prayer engages the enemy in spiritual battle. By prayer we invade his vast domain of sin and break sin¬ís dominance and power. Persevering, unyielding, day and night urgency in prayer for the Holy Spirit¬ís outpouring will bring showers of converting grace, ... read more

Criticism By W. C. Moore
       It is of no use for us to criticize, condemn and point the finger of scorn at one another. We have all sinned and come short of the glory of God. Some of us have more light than others. Some have sinned in one way and some in other ways, but ALL have s ... read more

Crucified To The World - herald
       "Far be it from me to glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world hath been crucified unto me, and I unto the world" (Galatians 6:14). Paul speaks here of his only glory being that in Christ he has in very deed been ... read more

Daniel Nash-Prevailing Prince Of Prayer By J. Paul Reno
       Daniel Nash pastored a small church in the backwoods of New York for six years, and traveled with and prayed for a traveling evangelist for seven more years until his death. As far as we know, he never ministered outside the region of upstate New York ... read more

David Brainerd’s Passion For Prayer By Walter Searle
       In a booklet of excerpts from David Brainerd¬ís Journal and Diary, Andrew Murray writes the following forward: "God has no more precious gift to give to a church or an age than a man who lives as the embodiment of His will, and inspires those ar ... read more

Delighting To Obey God's Word By J. H. Jowett
      "The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple. The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes. The fear of the L ... read more

Desperate Prevailing Prayer By Mark I. Bubeck
       Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, April 9-12, 2002. One of the many Psalms we could turn to as an example of desperate, prevailing prayer is Psalm 143. I want you to notice ... read more

Discerning The Spirits By Richard Owen Roberts
      Edited from a message delivered at the "Heart-Cry for Revival" Conference near Asheville, North Carolina, April 2002 Background Scripture reading: Jeremiah 5:20-31; 6:13. Text: 1 John 4:1 The first time I attempted to write a book on the subject ... read more

Disciplined For Battle By Arthur Wallis
      If discipline is weak, even the best equipped army is liable to crack when faced with hardship or adversity. Of course discipline is an unpopular word in a society where authority is being attacked and undermined. Here the attitude of the Christian soldie ... read more

Do Not Grieve The Spirit By W. B. Young
       The Apostle Paul was addressing Christians when he said, "Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God" (Eph. 4:30). The context of this verse reveals ways in which we can grieve Him (verses 29-31). Let us consider some of these. "Corrupt communication" c ... read more

Do You Need Help In Starting A Little Prayer Group? By Robert Murray McCheyne
       This advice was given to young Christians by a saintly minister of Scotland greatly used of God in a former generation ¬Ė Robert Murray McCheyne. No person can be a child of God without living in secret prayer, and no community of Christians can be ... read more

Don't Let The Fire Burn Out! By Lois J. Stucky
       Some of us have had a fresh fire of inspiration for prayer and fasting kindled in our hearts as we have taken part in group efforts--church times of fasting and prayer, or PrayUSA '98, etc. Let's not let the fire burn out! Keep active in group prayer if ... read more

Don’t Argue By Samuel L. Brengle
       ¬ďThe servant of the Lord must not strive (2 Tim. 2:24). In seeking to lead a holy, blameless life, I have been helped at one point by the advice of two men and the example of two others. Commissioner Dowdle Some years ago in Boston I attended a ... read more

Dying To Self - Living To God From Christian Victory
       "For of Him, and through Him, and to Him, are all things: to whom be glory forever. Amen" (Rom. 11:36). This verse cuts the cords of self-sufficiency, and takes away any ground for self-consciousness, or sense of superiority. We have nothing tha ... read more

Earnestness In Prayer By R. A. Torrey
      In the twelfth chapter of the Acts of the Apostles we have the record of a most remarkable prayer, remarkable because of what was asked for and remarkable because of the results of the asking. King Herod had killed James, the brother of John. This greatly ... read more

Effectual Prayers By J. H. Jowett
       ¬ďThe effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much¬Ē (James 5:16). Or as Weymouth translates it, ¬ďThe heartfelt supplication of a righteous man exerts a mighty influence.¬Ē Prayer may be empty words, with no more power than empty shells. ... read more

Efficient Stewardship Of Time By Harold S. Martin
      All of us have been given a little chunk out of eternity called ¬ďtime,¬Ē and all of us will someday give an account to God for how we have used it. The Bible says, ¬ďSee then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time ... read more

Embrace It! By Catherine Booth
       Whatever may be the particular call, the particular sacrifice God asks you to make, the particular cross He wishes you to embrace; whatever the particular path He wants you to tread, will you rise up, and say in your heart: "Yes, Lord, I accept it; I s ... read more

Embracing God’s Word By Rich Carmicheal
       The quality of a Christian¬ís spiritual life is directly related to his/her interaction (or lack thereof) with God¬ís Word. Christians who devote themselves to His Word through disciplined reading, study and application, as well as through a healthy expo ... read more

Enduring Through Life's Trials By Jimmy Morgan
       "Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him" (James 1:12). The purpose of the epistle of James was, and still is, to give directions co ... read more

Enormous Tides Of Prayer By G. D. Watson
       All the great epochs of divine providence and manifestation in the world have been preceded by great prayer, and it would seem that just previous to the coming of the Lord all holy souls in heaven and in earth will be drawn in vehement intercessions a ... read more

Evaluate Your Thoughts From God's Perspective By Wesley L. Duewel
       There is no more searching measure of your life than your thoughts. It is one of the easiest tests to apply to yourself. Who you really are is demonstrated in your thoughts. Your thoughts express your inner person ¬Ė your motives, desires, aims, feelings, ... read more

Evangelism And Christ’s Coming By J. Wilbur Chapman
       I have never spoken in a mission, toiled as an evangelist or preached in a pulpit, that I did not feel that the service might bring the last man, the Church would be completed, and the Lord should come. With such an inspiration as this, who would not ... read more

Every Christian A Witness By Dr. T. T. Shields
      It's Our Solemn Obligation! Before our Lord departed to be with the Father, He made a promise to His disciples that they should receive a gift of power: "Ye shall receive power, the Holy Ghost coming upon you" (Acts 1:8). The purpose of that spirit ... read more

Evil Surmisings - Enemy Of Unity By A. E. Reinschmidt
      Evil surmisings are carnal speculations which come of listening to "the serpent," who is always accusing someone to someone else. He is called, "the accuser of the brethren" (Revelation 12:10). Surmising, because it is purely speculative, is never ... read more

Exalting Christ In The Family By Kim Butts
       The Church of Jesus Christ in much of the world is suffering from apathy, complacency and spiritual weakness. Programs have replaced passion. Entertainment has pre-empted the Holy Spirit. The works of the flesh have crept into our lives rather than th ... read more

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