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Waging Deborah’s War

What is the spiritual significance of Deborah’s war and does it apply to our lives today?  In The Book of Judges lies a tremendous theology of the Holy Spirit. The first introduction of Deborah is in Judges 4:1-4, she is introduced as the “wife of Lapidoth”. In...
When Revival Comes, Life Will Change! Part II

When Revival Comes, Life Will Change! Part II

Revival is coming! Here are some things to consider.  3. Treasure God’s word in your heart. Consider that Mary and Joseph had just finished an arduous journey and were in a stable with animals when she went into labor. Joseph, a carpenter, had likely never delivered...

When Revival Comes, Life Will Change! Part I

When Revival Comes, Life Will Change! Part I

God’s promised revival is coming. Are you ready? Revival is life changing, as all God’s promises are. We see it throughout scripture. When Joseph became governor of Egypt, huge responsibility came with the promotion. When the Israelites entered the Promised Land, they...

Praying for Our Enemies

Praying for Our Enemies

Recently, the Holy Spirit put on my heart the importance of praying for our enemies. It’s easy to pray for people we love, but what about those who are unkind or hurtful toward us? I felt the Holy Spirit say to me, “Margie, what about those people who are like brother...

7 Ways Tongues is Tied to The Christian Experience

7 Ways Tongues is Tied to The Christian Experience

Read time: 5 minutes 21 seconds There are numerous viewpoints from a wide variety of writers on why people should receive the baptism with the Holy Spirit as confirmed by speaking in tongues. When we genuinely engage scripture, we see supporting evidence of the...

Compelled by the Spirit

Compelled by the Spirit

Read time: 5 minutes 33 seconds The book of Judges tells us what happens when a people forget about God. Judges draws a clear line between two generations. One generation, Joshua’s generation, honored and obeyed the Lords commands and experienced the benefits and...

Liberals Who Say the Samaritans Spoke in Tongues

Liberals Who Say the Samaritans Spoke in Tongues

Many people throughout the theological spectrum assert, based on the argument of silence, that the Samaritans did not speak in tongues. But many, based on the Greek, do, including numerous liberal theologians. Their arguments are compelling. They have made wonderful...

Applying the Art of Intercession

Applying the Art of Intercession

We’ve spent a lot of time talking about the art of intercession—why it’s important to pray for others, how to do it, and different types of intercessory prayers. All of this information is good, but if you don’t know how to apply it in your life practically, it won’t...

4 Results of the Day of Pentecost

4 Results of the Day of Pentecost

The whole drama of the book of Acts is a reflex of the activity of the Holy Spirit in the lives of yielded disciples and apostles—people who were willing to listen and follow, without question, the leading of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit was in charge of things,...

The Wonder of a Baby and the Plans of God

The Wonder of a Baby and the Plans of God

When I was pregnant with my children, each one held a space of wonder in my heart. I thought about the exact date they would be born on. I would ponder what their height and weight would be. I wondered at times, by the amount of movement I felt, if they would be...

The Power of Emotions

The Power of Emotions

How do you use your emotional currency? Do you use it to build up and strengthen or to tear down and destroy? Many straddle the two realms depending on the moment, primarily when dealing with intense emotions. Someone once said that every intense emotion is just an...

It’s Important How You End This Year!

It’s Important How You End This Year!

“God, where are you in this storm? I can’t feel you!  I can’t see you!  My tears have become my food day and night.  My heart has been shattered with pain, loss, and disappointment.  I am crushed beyond what I can bear! What will life be like now for me? What will I...

Receive Greater Faith

Receive Greater Faith

How often do you pray for greater faith? If we are honest, almost everyone would admit that increasing their faith is one of their goals in life. The Word of God is filled with examples of those who had great faith. Hebrews Chapter 11 has been called the Hall of Faith...

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