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 [...]

Introduction to the Song of Solomon

INTRODUCTION In this session, we will give introductory information about the Song of Solomon and principles of interpretation. This will give us a road map so as to understand the big picture in the Song. King Solomon is the author of this eight chapter love Song in approximately 900 BC. It was probably written before [...]

Prayer Energized by Intimacy with God

CALLED TO ENCOUNTER INTIMACY WITH GOD The Spirit is calling the Church into deep intimacy with God. My early ministry was focused only on evangelism. I had no theology for praying for revival or for focusing on intimacy with God. In May 1983, during a corporate 21-day fast, the Lord spoke audibly in the context [...]

Manifestations that have been Commonly Reported in History

MANIFESTATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN COMMONLY REPORTED IN HISTORY Manifestations that have been commonly reported in meetings throughout the world and throughout church history include falling, laughing, weeping, shaking, “drunkenness,” inability to speak normally, staggering, feeling lightness or heavy weight of glory, loss of strength, eyes fluttering, lips trembling, screaming, groaning, heavy breathing, gold fillings in [...]

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