Introducing the Book of Joel

Over the years of attempting to teach this book to others so that they might proclaim the message of the book, the question often asked is, why study Joel? What relevance to our day are strange phenomena such as locust plagues and military invasions? Why would we want to spend a lot of time and [...]

Help Me Oh Lord!

By Cindie York Come quickly, Lord and answer me, for my depression deepens. Don’t turn from me or I will surely die. Show me where to walk that I may not stumble. May Your gracious Spirit lead me forward on firm footing. In Your righteousness, bring me out of this distress and shower me with [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

The Emerald Rainbow: The God of Tender Mercy (Rev. 4:3)

REVELATION 4 IS THE HIGHEST REVELATION OF GOD’S BEAUTY IN SCRIPTURE 2 I was in the Spirit and…Throne set in heaven, and One sat on the Throne. 3 He who sat there was like a jasper (diamond like) and a sardius stone (deep red) in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the Throne, in [...]

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