Understand that a genuinely fruitful life only emerges from a healthy, God-centered identity. Sadly, Christians unnecessarily struggle with a variety of things. I know dozens and dozens who are plagued with father-issues—wrestling with feelings of inadequacy and fear.
Thankfully, something can be done. Let the Heavenly Father transform your life and position you for greater impact.
There is much gained from what Paul wrote to the believers in Galatia. He said, "Because you...Read More
Within the cracked scrolls of the Old Testament, one discovers gripping accounts of God's miraculous acts. These marvelous works are typically called "signs and wonders."
The ancient Hebrew words, “sign” (oth) and “wonder” (mopheth), are largely synonymous -- subsisting side-by-side.
The first scriptural occurrence is in the account of plagues brought upon Egypt during the time of Moses (Exodus 7:3). In the midst of skeptical nations, the Lord viscerally dismantled the...Read More
William Marion Branham (1909–1965), a “mystery, a conundrum, and an enigma,” became the most celebrated (and controversial) figure of the salvation-healing revival (1946-1958). Branham’s ministry was extremely notable. As many as 35,000 people received healing in the first year of his national healing ministry alone.
In his burgeoning meetings, Branham was “seeing healings take place every night—deaf people healed, cross-eyes straightened, short legs leng...Read More
I spent years deliberately avoiding signs and wonders. Although I accepted their biblical legitimacy, I thought they were mostly frivolous. I saw them as the concerns of weak-minded people — parlor tricks for those devoid of sound doctrine.
Nevertheless, God challenged me in these assumptions. Through prayer and spiritual encounter, I began to perceive new realities.
Within time, I began to call out healings in church services and see people encounter breakthrough. When I went...Read More
First-century followers of Jesus grasped the relationship between miracles and gospel-proclamation. What's said and what's displayed are merely different sides of the same coin.
An example of this outlook is demonstrated in the Book of Hebrews. The text reads:
“This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard him. God also testified to it by signs, wonders, and various miracles, and gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to h...Read More