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A Joy-Filled Home

A Joy-Filled Home by Harold Vaughan My wife and I attended a conference dealing with the family. Questionnaires were distributed to all the participants. One question on the children's survey asked, "How would you describe your home? (1) Very Happy (2) Happy (3) Not so happy (4) Miserable." Of the c... Read More

A KISS FOR THE PASTOR

A KISS FOR THE PASTOR by K. Neill Foster The city was Banga in the Philippines, and the man's name was Mr. Cervesa. In a nation of shorter men, he was tall – perhaps six feet. Although he was an elder in the local church he was at odds with his pastor and with the pastor's wife. The tension had exis... Read More

A Mystery

A Mystery by John McGregor . . . .the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles . . . Colossians l:27 It is amazing how many people are almost irresistibly attracted to murder mysteries and horror movies. A vast industry in the publication world and among movie makers has gained an imme... Read More

Abide In Christ!

Abide In Christ! By Magdalene Klinksiek Jenkins Philippians 1:6 "... being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus." He who began His work in you will bring it to an end. He has given His life for you So never try in your o... Read More

Alertness to Satan's Devices

Alertness to Satan's Devices by Harold Vaughan Scripture Reading --Judges 7:4-7 "And the Lord said unto Gideon, The people are yet too many; bring them down unto the water, and I will try them for thee there: and it shall be, that of whom I say unto thee, This shall go with thee, the same shall go w... Read More

AN OLD MAN'S PRAYER

AN OLD MAN'S PRAYER from a South African friend of CRF No one stands as tall as a Christian on his knees. Read Daniel 9:3-19 Have you heard the story about the 85-year-old man who was arrested for praying? You probably have. That's the story of Daniel, an elderly Jewish man in Babylon who was senten... Read More

Anticipate Trials

Anticipate Trials by Harold Vaughan Scripture Reading: Exodus 15:23-24 Now when they came to Marah ,they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter … And the people complained against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?" God led the children of Israel out of Egypt by the glory cloud. ... Read More

Anticipated Results When People Walk With God

Anticipated Results When People Walk With God by Ralph Sutera Part 1 What happens when people walk with God? There is anew atmosphere of love, honesty, openness, burden-bearing in the church! Mere handshakes will be replaced by expressions of warmth and genuine love. Homes will be open for fellowshi... Read More

Anticipated Results When People Walk With God 2

Anticipated Results When People Walk With God by Ralph Sutera Part 2 What happens when people walk with God? There is a shifting of alignment of leaders in the church! Often a change of faces begins to occur a the level of church leaders as a congregation judges by spiritual qualifications based on ... Read More

Are You Willing To Pay the Price For Revival?

Are You Willing To Pay the Price For Revival? by Frieda Hait Some years ago the Lord impressed upon my heart to write these words "Are you willing to pay the price for revival?" I still feel weak that the Lord chose to break my heart. You see I'd known the Lord for many years. I worked in the church... Read More

Attitude

Attitude by Harold Vaughan "There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude." --Clement Stone A turtle gets nowhere until it sticks its neck out. A tea kettle is up to its neck in hot water, but it still sings. A kite rises a... Read More

Be Patient My child!

Be Patient My child! by Magdalene Klinksiek Jenkins He has not answered my prayer yet Instead He gives me a song. He has not told me when help will come But He is with me all the day long. I asked – I cried – "O Lord do you hear? I know you are there, I know you are near. His answer was: "Be patient... Read More

Beneath the Clay

Beneath the Clay by Harold Vaughan Scripture Reading --1 Peter 1:7a "That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold." In Bangkok, Thailand, in the mid-20th century, the government decided to build a large highway through a village. But in the path of the planned road sat a Buddh... Read More

Biblical Forgiveness

Biblical Forgiveness by Donald E. Higgins Jesus said that He is the Vine, we are the branches, and without our abiding in Him, we can do nothing. John 15:5. Certainly in all of the things required of a Christian, there is the need to forgive others. Would this important task in the Christian life fa... Read More

Bitterness

Bitterness by Helen Braun I was really struggling with the Lord. I was really getting bitter about some struggle in my life. I heard a message at a meeting and I just knew that I need to get rid of this bitterness. I knew the Lord was going to forgive me. When they asked if anybody would like to go ... Read More

Brokenness, Forgiveness, and Victory - Part 1

Brokenness, Forgiveness, and Victory - Part 1 by Magdalene Klinksiek Jenkins And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD Psalm 40:3 I am in too much of a mess, I thought. How can I come out of this? "You have to give it a... Read More

Brokenness, Forgiveness, and Victory - Part 2

Brokenness, Forgiveness, and Victory - Part 2 by Magdalene Klinksiek Jenkins And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD Psalm 40:3 God had yet much more in mind for me when in under the ministry of the Sutera Twins with ... Read More

Brokenness, Forgiveness, and Victory - Part 3

Brokenness, Forgiveness, and Victory - Part 3 by Magdalene Klinksiek Jenkins And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD Psalm 40:3 One evening He showed me something which I was hiding from Him without knowing it. It was... Read More

By what Authority Do We Evangelize?

By what Authority Do We Evangelize? by Cecil Peasley By what authority can a Christian witness describe the routine of a western pagan who thinks there is a God but has no idea about whether He is personal or impersonal and is too preoccupied to find out for himself? By what authority may a Christia... Read More

Characteristics of the 1971 Revival

Characteristics of the 1971 Revival by Erwin W. Lutzer First of all, we learned that revival is intensely personal – God takes His best people and begins His work with them. Often we think that God will strike the unconverted with conviction while they walk along the streets, or God will shut down h... Read More

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