Category Archives: revival

The Holy Spirit is fiery (not recommended for casual Christians)

The Holy Spirit is fiery. He came with flames of fire at Pentecost. When not quenched, He burns in human hearts. He disturbs casual, lukewarm Christianity. Thus, He’s not welcome and His leadership isn’t wanted or appreciated in most religious … Continue reading

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Be a Spirit-led Christian not a snooze-controlled one

If church would be as careful not to offend God as not to offend attendees, there would be massive spiritual awakening. When church sends people home after a sermon without facilitating heart-to-heart connection and sharing among them, it encourages them … Continue reading

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If you don’t want to wake up, don’t obey 2 Chronicles 7:14

God has much more of His presence and power that He wants to give you right now. All that’s required is that you surrender to His will and continually cry out for His help. In 2 Chronicles 7:14 God states … Continue reading

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Nodding heads aren’t a sign of spiritual awakening!

It’s sad that in most churches spontaneous sleeping is permitted, but spontaneous testifying about the living Jesus isn’t. Perhaps we’ve cultivated the wrong kind of spontaneity. How many nodding heads does it take before we realize that church is putting … Continue reading

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Jesus first! (Avoid “Christian factionalism.”)

When Christ-followers allow human opinions, policies, ideas, or governments to divide them and make them hostile toward each other, they abandon the unity of the Spirit. The result is Christian factionalism. Human authority systems are unredeemable because they are operated … Continue reading

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My heart continually cries out for REVIVAL!!!

The way of spiritual awakening is much simpler that we imagine. When Christ-followers humbly gather to expect and experience direct revelation and individual response — to receive the inner prompting of the Holy Spirit and to outwardly proclaim and do … Continue reading

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God’s holy fire (Mt Carmel to Emmaus to you)

Our watered-down heartsNeed to be set ablazeBy the living wordsOf the risen JesusSo that theyBurn within usLike they didIn the brothersOn the roadTo Emmaus,Red-hot,Not luke-warm.Be like Elijah.Ask God for heart-fireAnd let it make youA living sacrifice–A spreader ofGod’s gloryEverywhere you … Continue reading

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Wake up and stay awake

Physically the human body requires sleep. However, the human spirit, once awakened by the living Jesus and born again as a new creature in Christ needs no sleep. Its source of life and power isn’t human biology or physical energy, … Continue reading

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Suddenly Phineas was right in front of me

I wanted to watch a movie last night, so I stopped at a Redbox and looked at dozens of movies, but nothing appealed to me. By a process of elimination, I settled for The Greatest Showman (which I had seen before … Continue reading

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Christ’s presence outshines religion

Some people think that God only works through religion. Nothing could be further from the truth. Jesus is the Way, however, sometimes religion can block His way.   Religious programming can unintentionally crowd the presence of Christ out of church. In church … Continue reading

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