REAL REVIVAL

Vance Havner defined revival as “A work of God’s Spirit among His own people … what we call revival is simply New Testament Christianity, the saints getting back to normal.”  What Real Revival is Not – It is not for the exaltation of man. – It is not self-generated. –...

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I CAN’T, HE NEVER SAID I COULD

I heard these words and it changed the rest of my life, “You cannot live the Christian life, don’t even try. God never intended you to live the Christian life by trying hard and harder. He sent the Holy Spirit to live inside of you, to live the Christian life...

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THE RACE SET BEFORE US

Hebrews 12:1-3 – “Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author...

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I MUST KNOW SOMETHING I DO NOT KNOW

Does this statement express something you feel deep down in your heart? I believe at some point every child of God has this thought and experiences the feelings that go with it. In his classic book “They Found the Secret”, V. Raymond Edman shares what God is up to in your...

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THE DAY GOD CAME INTO ME

A few years ago, I was preaching revival messages at Lyon Baptist Church in Mississippi. This is near my hometown of Clarksdale, Mississippi. The Music Director for the revival services was Rev. Ray Simpson who had been my youth choir director many years ago. One night he brought me a...

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spiritual-multiplication

SPIRITUAL MULTIPLICATION

Spiritual addition is and always will be very important. Primarily, this is what we have strived for and have accomplished, great things in this model of ministry. We have seen and still see, spiritual addition in the local church through evangelism programs and larger city-wide crusade evangelism emphasis and special...

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BEING A BLESSING TO OTHERS

God has designed you and me to be relational people. Our success, fulfillment, and happiness depends partly on our ability to relate to other people. You see, the wisdom of God from His Holy Word leads to right thinking. This leads to right actions, right feelings, and right relationships. One...

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Helping Others Grow Spiritually

SPIRITUAL GROWTH

A major theme at the beginning of a new year for born again Christians is spiritual growth. Basically, the thought goes something like this, “How do I get going again, spiritually?” Or this feeling, “I must know something I don’t know.” In other words, something is not right and this...

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ONE MOMENT IN TIME

The Bible says: “Jesus made no reputation of Himself.” “When He was reviled He did not revile in return.” “I only do those things I see my Father do in heaven.” “I only say those things I hear my Father say.” “I came to seek and save those who are...

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