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A Dreadful Dream by C.H. Spurgeon

I PICTURE SOMEONE STANDING at heaven's gate, and demanding, "Let me in! Let me in!" What for? "Because my mother is in there." Your mother had nothing to do with you. If she was holy, she was holy for herself; if she was evil, she was evil for herself. "But my grandfather prayed for me!" That is of ... Read More

A Nation Abandoned By God by John MacArthur

The Simple Profound Secret ONE OF THE MOST TRAGIC scenes in the Bible and yet one of the most familiar to us is the scene of the strongest man who ever lived, a man by the name of Samson, finding out he had no strength. Judges chapter 16 records this. “When Delilah saw that he had told her all that ... Read More

A Praying Ministry Successful by E.M. Bounds

THE PRINCIPAL CAUSE OF my leanness and unfruitfulness is owing to an unaccountable backwardness to pray. I can write or read or converse or hear with a ready heart; but prayer is more spiritual and inward than any of these, and the more spiritual any duty is the more my carnal heart is apt to start ... Read More

Absolute Surrender by Andrew Murray

The Words Of Absolute Surrender “And Ben-hadad the king of Syria gathered all his host together: and there were thirty and two kings with him, and horses, and chariots: and he went up and besieged Samaria, and warred against it. And he sent messengers to Ahab king of Israel into the city, and said u... Read More

Andrew Bonar by David Smithers

ANDREW BONAR WAS JUST one of many Scottish ministers used of God during the Kilsyth Revival of 1839-1840. The ministers most honored by Christ's presence during this time of refreshing were W. C. Burns, Robert Murray McCheyne, Alexander Moody Stuart and Andrew Bonar. All of these men were close frie... Read More

Contemplation Of Jesus by Alan Redpath

Total Abandonment I SAW IN HIM glory of a life lived in total abandonment to the sovereign will of His Father in heaven. I saw a life lived in utter poverty yet in absolute contentment. I saw a life triumph over every point where I have failed. I have seen Him come so near the poor, to those who are... Read More

John Wesley Redfield by David Smithers

JOHN WELSEY REDFIELD was a man who awakened both the sleeping sinner and careless Christian. When Mr. Redfield prayed or preached men and women were touched by Jesus and went home different than when they came. Under the influence of Mr. Redfield's ministry, the slaves of sin were brought to repenta... Read More

Perilous Times by John Owen

Warning Of Imminent Dangers “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come." II Timothy 3:1 THE WORDS CONTAIN A warning of imminent dangers. And there are four things in them: First, the manner of the warning: "This know also," Secondly, the evil itself that they are warned of: "Pe... Read More

Prayer - Speaking To God by Zac Poonen

Fellowship With God COMMUNICATION WITH GOD is a two-way matter. We hear God speaking to us through His Word first. And then we speak to Him.But prayer is not just making requests to God. A primary part of prayer should be having fellowship with God, like a bride with her bridegroom. There are no rul... Read More

Prayer A Divine Necessity by Watchman Nee

"Be earnest and unwearied in prayer, being on the alert in it, and in your giving of thanks..." Col. iv. 2. Weymouth. THE GREAT THING THAT MAKES the difference is not the service, not the life, but God's touch upon them. God always needs human agency. He must have someone to use always. The greatest... Read More

Prayer At Harvest Time: Now by John Piper

Is Possible With God! WHEN JESUS SAID THAT it is hard for rich people to enter the Kingdom, the disciples responded, "Then who can be saved?" Jesus seemed to take away all potential for harvest. But actually, what he was doing was laying a new basis for potential. He answers, "'What is impossible wi... Read More

Revival Is An Act Of Mercy by Leonard Ravenhill

IN THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES 3:19 we read, "Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord." Whatever else we say about revival we have to recognize this, that revival is an act of mercy in the sovereignt... Read More

The Modern Church by Vance Havner

What Is Wrong With The Church? IT IS VERY FASHIONABLE nowadays to ask, "What is wrong with the Church?" It is no new subject. There has always been something or other wrong with the professing church, and there have always been speakers aplenty to discuss it. Unfortunately, their speaking usually re... Read More

The Need For Prayer Ministry by T. Austin Sparks

NOW THIS MEANS THAT we must recognize that where but two or three gather into the Name, where it cannot be more, there is nothing merely local about such coming together in prayer, but that the farthest ranges of the Lord's interests can be advanced, helped, ministered to, by the twos and threes. If... Read More

The Prayer Meeting Is Dead! by brother Greg

Apostolic Praying AS WE LOOK TO THE BIBLICAL account of the book of Acts we see the striking theme of prayer throughout its testimony. We see in it apostolic prayer that depends on God that is desperate before God. The Church was founded in prayer, it began at a prayer meeting in the upper room in J... Read More

The Speaking Voice by A.W. Tozer

THE VOICE OF GOD is a friendly Voice. No one need fear to listen to it unless he has already made up his mind to resist it. The blood of Jesus has covered not only the human race but all creation as well. `And having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto hims... Read More

The Unsearchable Riches Of Christ by J.H. Jowett

Great Soul Winners IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN characteristic of great soul-winners that, in the strength of the unsearchable riches of Christ, they have proclaimed the possible enrichment and ennoblement of the most debased. John Wesley appeared to take almost pride in recounting and describing the appallin... Read More

William C. Burns by David Smithers

WILLIAM C. BURNS LIKE M’CHYENE, was not merely a man of hopeful theories and empty words. Through his fervent praying and preaching, literally thousands witnessed the tangible glory of God. From an early age, William C. Burns heart was broken for a lost and dying world. The story is told that when h... Read More

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