The Difference Between Praise and Worship

By Jim Barringer When the weather is nice, when the sky is so blue that even a color-blind guy like me can see how beautiful it is, I like to go walking on the campus at Southwestern Seminary. During today’s walk, for whatever reason, I was pondering my personal philosophy of worship, the answer I [...]

Does God accept your worship?

By Robert Randle There is doubtless unanimous agreement among believers in the Christian Church about the importance of assembling together to worship our Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ of Nazareth. The services of devotion with fervent prayers, songs of thanksgiving and praises, as well as hearing the Word of God taught to us seem [...]

The Fifth and Sixth Trumpet Judgments (Rev. 9)

OVERVIEW OF THE FIRST SIX TRUMPETS The first four trumpets will destroy the natural resources of the Antichrist’s empire that support human life, instead of directly touching people’s bodies (Rev. 8:7-12). However, some will die from drinking the bitter waters (Rev. 8:10-11). The fifth and sixth trumpets are more intense as demons directly touch humans. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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