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 [...]

Pray Daily: Connecting with God While Changing the World

INTRODUCTION Prayer causes our spirit to be energized, blesses our circumstances and results in real changes in the world as more people experience Jesus’ salvation and deliverance from sin and injustice. What is prayer? It is talking to God. It is a great privilege, fierce struggle and a powerful miracle. The Spirit helping us in [...]

Ten Prayers to Strengthen Our Inner Man: F-E-L-L-O-W-S-H-I-P

ESTABLISHING AN OVERALL PRAYER LIFE: THREE CATEGORIES Prayer for my personal life: breakthrough of God’s glory (strength, favor, etc.) on my inner man, in my circumstances (physical, financial and relational) and through my ministry as God’s power is released through my hands, His authority through my words (singing, preaching, conversations) and prophetic revelation to help [...]

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. [...]

The Authority of the Believer: Standing in Our Healing

THE NECESSITY OF STANDING Each believer must be taught to receive healing and freedom and then to keep it by personally exercising the authority that they receive in Christ by standing on the Word of God. The shield of faith is the continually confident declaration of the Word against the enemy’s attack. 11Put on the [...]

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