Giving and Getting

“If one gives, he will also receive,” I often hear, and it is true. But how about this statement often included with the promise: “Yes, if one gives, he’ll receive, the Lord says. But you shouldn’t give in order to receive.” Hear this sentence, and it will almost surely be followed with a chorus of … Read more

Tongues Speaking

The biblical gift of tongues is a major emphasis of the Pentecostal-Charismatic movements, but the Bible teaches that this was a temporary practice limited to the first churches. Following are six important lessons on the doctrine of tongues: 1. Biblical tongues were real earthly languages (Acts 2:4-11). A foundational fact about biblical tongues is that they … Read more

How Do I Forgive?

Article by Dr. Jim Binney A broken-hearted wife had recently learned that her husband had been unfaithful. She looked deeply into my eyes and through her tears, she asked, “Brother Binney, I know I am supposed to forgive, but HOW do I forgive?” Like a flaming arrow, this question pierced my heart.  I had never … Read more

Preparing for Revival

An excerpt from “The Revival We Need” by Oswald J. Smith There is only one obstacle that can block up the channel and choke God’s power, and that issin. It alone can hinder the work of the Spirit and prevent a revival. “If I regard iniquity in my heart,” declared David, “the Lord will not … Read more