I know that you are going through trials! Be Faithful

I know that you are going through trials! Be Faithful

 (Adapted from Revelation 2:8-11, the Letter to the Church in Smyrna) The One from whom you are receiving this letter, is the One who was there at the Beginning of time - there was none before Me. It is I, who is the Last – there will be none after Me. I am the Author of all that there is, and I am the Completer and Finisher or all that will be. All life starts with Me, and all things are ended by Me. It is me, Jesus Christ, although fully Divine, fully…Read more …
In Search Of Intercessors

In Search Of Intercessors

"Your prayer is heard" - Luke 1:13 Over the years I have read many inspiring books on the subject of prayer. Two especially stand out in my mind--Purpose in Prayer by E.M. Bounds and With Christ in the School of Prayer by Andrew Murray. Both books are written by godly pastors from the nineteenth century who have encouraged countless Christians to take up the ministry of prayer and intercession. In the church today, God is looking for men and women who will pray! He is looking for intercessors. But what exactly is intercession?…Read more …
But You Are Rich

But You Are Rich

"I know your works, tribulation, and poverty (but you are rich)" - Revelation 2:9a Unlike the wealthy Christians in the city of Laodicea, the members of the church of Smyrna were mostly poor (Revelation 2:8-11). They did not possess silver or gold, or dress in costly garments, and they were not people of great influence. Many of them were slaves. However in their deep poverty, Jesus reminded them that they were wealthy - "But you are rich!" He says in Revelation 2:9. In a spiritual sense the Christians in Smyrna were millionaires! They…Read more …
A Letter For You

A Letter For You

(adapted from Revelation 2:1-7, The Letter to the Church in Ephesus) The One from whom you are receiving this letter, is the One in whose right hand are 7 stars. While holding them, I am busy walking in the midst of seven golden lamp stands, My presence with you in your church. I am the One that is holding it together, and to Whom you belong. I know what you have been doing, the works that you do, all the effort that you extend in my Name, how patient you have been, and…Read more …