by Gloria Copeland
Some people think love is so basic, it’s something only spiritual beginners must study. They consider the gifts of the Spirit—like tongues and interpretation, the gifts of healings and miracles—as more relevant to the mature believer. But as wonderful as the gifts of the Spirit are, the Bible teaches [...]
Thank God, I have changed. I once had to make myself study God’s Word and pray. Now when necessary I have to make myself do those other things. My interests have changed. My desires have changed. Why? Because I started paying more attention to Him and living my life for Him. I began to do [...]
Contrary to what many Christians think, God does not begin your life of obedience by asking you to do something you’re not ready or equipped to do. He’s not going to send you to Africa unless you’re ready. He will deal with you today, right where you are. If you will follow His leading, He [...]
Now you can begin to see why making the quality decision to set aside time to study the Bible is so important. We suggest treating this period of study as an appointment that you’re required to attend. Then, every day, follow through by building your schedule around this appointment—and not the other way around. Soon, [...]
Most believers have probably heard repeatedly how important it is for us to study the Word of God. Yet because many don’t understand why, they have a difficult time getting started. So before we get into the how-tos of Bible study, let’s look at the why-tos. Why is studying the Word vital to our Christian [...]
God intends for the Body of Christ to police the evil forces of this world. We are to change circumstances to line up with God’s will and put Satan under our feet through the power of God. We are to spoil his plans, plots and maneuvers against God’s people!
The prayer of binding and [...]
If you do not know Jesus as your Savior and Lord, simply pray the following prayer in faith, and Jesus will be your Lord!
“Heavenly Father, I come to You in the Name of Jesus. Your Word says, ‘Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved’ (Acts 2:21). I am calling on [...]