How to Increase Our Effectiveness in Prayer

GOD DESIRES PARTNERSHIP WITH HIS PEOPLE: REVELATION OF INTERCESSION God governs the universe in intimate partnership with His people. 21 To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My Throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His Throne. (Rev. 3:21) God has sovereignly determined the primary [...]

The Oil of Intimacy: Encountering the Bridegroom God (Mt. 25)

THE BRIDAL PARADIGM OF KINGDOM MINISTRY AT THE END-OF-THE-AGE Then the Kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the Bridegroom. (Mt. 25:1) Took their lamps – public ministry that brings God’s light to others Ten virgins – all are born again believers (2 Cor. [...]

God’s Superior Love: How God Feels about Us (Song 1:2)

THE SUPERIOR PLEASURES IN THE GRACE OF GOD The Bride referred to the “superior pleasures” of the Word. This reveals her theology related to holiness. She points to the superior pleasures that come from growing in revelation of God’s heart (affection). God created us with 7 longings that draw us to Him and reflect His [...]

God’s Love is Better than the Wine of this World (Song 1:2)

UNDERSTANDING THE KISSES OF GOD’S WORD 2 Let Him kiss me with the kisses of His mouth (Word) – For Your love is better than wine.  (Song 1:2) The Bride made her request to the One with authority over the King. She said, “Let Him…” She asks the One who could influence the King in [...]

Reasons Why our Prayers may not get Answered during Fasting

In Isaiah 58 we see the Children of Israel were fasting and praying but their prayers were not being answered. The Lord spoke to Isaiah and told him to tell His people that their fasting and praying were for nought. Because of their rebellion and their sins, their fasting and praying meant nothing to God. [...]

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