The Sound of War

The Sound of War

Though Jesus came down by reason of the love of God, he also came with additional assignments. And one of them was to stir up the fire in you and me to battle the enemy. Jesus declares in Luke 12:49 “I came to send fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled"! For those of us that are not aware, there is a war going on in the reals of the spirit, and we find ourselves in the midst of a fierce battle. God didn't plan for us to become casualties of war. Man was born at a time of war but God didn't plan for us to become casualties of war. For the Scriptures declare in 1 Thessalonians 5:9 For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ. Why is there war? What is the cause of it? The Scriptures exposed the intent that the devil declares in his heart...
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Called to Fight

Called to Fight

Called to fight The Christian life is one of constant warfare and battles. Failure to understand this will lead to disappointments and frustration. In the scripture above, Paul reminded Timothy that God has called him to be a soldier and should see himself as a soldier. But why should we see ourselves as soldiers? Because man was created at a time when there was war and darkness was already on the earth. In Genesis 1, it can clearly be seen that God didn’t destroy the Darkness but separated it from the Light. The Darkness here stands for the kingdom of Satan. The Devil and his angels were casted down to the earth waiting for their final judgement. The responsibility was to keep the Devil and his angels out of the affairs of men. We were to follow the footsteps of God by separating the light from the Darkness. To do this God gave us the authority in Genesis 1:26 to dominate the...
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O Lord, Revive thy Work

O Lord, Revive thy Work

O Lord, revive thy work – Habakkuk 3:2; 2Chr 7:14; Psalm 85: 6 This phrase is taken from a prayer by the prophet Habakkuk.  Hearing what the Lord had said, he was afraid because it involved the destruction of Judah.  He prays that God will manifest His wrath upon Judah and Chaldea, but he also asks Him to be merciful.  He wanted God to discipline Judah and destroy Babylon.  It was a prayer for a fresh manifestation of God’s power along with a full measure of His pardon. It seems to me that our nations of the earth are in line for the wrath of God to be manifested.  If there ever was a day when a spiritual revival was desperately needed, it is now. Let’s look deep into the affairs of the Church today and consider the wickedness and rejection of God among the nations of the earth today. We need some kind of a reawakening from a state of spiritual stagnation to a...
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HABAKKUK: A PRAYER FOR REVIVAL

HABAKKUK: A PRAYER FOR REVIVAL

 (Scriptural Verses: Habakkuk 3:1-2) The Book of Habakkuk 3:1 indicates that this beautiful heart-felt prayer for revival, offered by the prophet around 600 BC, was originally set to music or became a poetic song. Habakkuk prayed because revival was desperately needed. God’s people had become forgetful, formal and careless in their devotion and obedience to God. They had almost lost their testimony, God’s holy name was not honored, and His kingdom was not being extended. How relevant this study is for our own times! - Because our greatest need today is for spiritual revival. Our greatest need is not for more evangelistic meetings (although we thank God for these), for more money or for better methods. The greatest need is for spiritual revival, for a fresh infusion of divine life into the Church, for an awakening in the lives of God’s people and an outpouring of the Holy Spirit. It was for this that Habakkuk prayed. Let us examine his prayer:-  1. The...
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Revive Me According to Thy Word.

Revive Me According to Thy Word.

Our Brokenness The Great Cover-up is Our Sin: This is Our Problems If we are honest with ourselves, we would find that we are much more broken than we think. Of course we usually do not think about ourselves in this way. We rather pride ourselves in how good we are. We pretend that we have no problems. In order to keep up the game, we try to think that a big degree, being famous, landing a good job or owning a great house or propriety or car shows how ‘good’ we are. We love to cover over our spiritual, moral, social or marital problems. But in fact, we are broken, and we need fixing. Jesus said it this way, ‘Because you say, “I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing,” and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked, I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire,...
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