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Remembering Asbury

Remembering Asbury

Just one year ago a movement took place at Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky. A chapel service continued for two weeks and thousands came from all over the world to see for themselves and be blessed. This worldwide response reveals hunger in hearts for revival....

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New Genetics, New Union

New Genetics, New Union

As we enter a new year, it’s a great opportunity to remember what we possess that is new in Christ. When you believed in Jesus as Savior, you received new genetics and a new union. This is the resource vitally needed for new living as a citizen of heaven who still...

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What Do You Want for Christmas?

What Do You Want for Christmas?

Undoubtedly, this question has been asked by many this Christmas season. It certainly has been in my household. But what do you really want? As we celebrate Jesus this year, my heart yearns to love Jesus more and know Him more deeply. Maybe yours does too. If ever we...

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The Gift of Christmas is Jesus

The Gift of Christmas is Jesus

Order Now! It is amazing that we are getting close to the Christmas season already. While we are looking forward to praising God during Thanksgiving, we know that many of you are already planning ahead for your outreach during the Christmas season. As we prepare, we...

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In The Last Days

In The Last Days

The phrase “in the last days” occurs several times in the New Testament. The word last translates from the Greek word eschatos from which we get the word eschatology. Two of the usages indicate parallel tracks. 2 Timothy 3:1 — “This know also, that in the last days...

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The Faith Journey

The Faith Journey

In God's economy of grace and faith, God stirs, faith responds, and God works. God responds to those who respond to God. Romans 5:1-5 lays out a progression in the life of faith or, we might say, in the faith journey. “Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace...

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The Dead End of One-Way Relationships

The Dead End of One-Way Relationships

John 13:34 — A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. Healthy relationships involve love and humility—love that truly cares for and looks out for another person's needs and humility to apologize...

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Revival & Maturity

Revival & Maturity

Psalm 85:6 — Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee? Romans 5:2 — By whom [Jesus] also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 2 Peter 3:18 — But grow in grace, and in the knowledge...

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 Help Me Win the Lost

 Help Me Win the Lost

“But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few; Pray ye therefore the Lord...

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Holiness: Primarily Physical or Spiritual?

Holiness: Primarily Physical or Spiritual?

1 Peter 1:15-16 says, “But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.” Recently, I saw two religious men walking down the street in their distinct religious garb. Their...

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Get to Jesus

Get to Jesus

Get to Jesus! “Sir, we would see Jesus” (John 12:21). Both legalistic thinking that creates oppressive rigidity and relativistic thinking that creates unwise affinity become bondage-makers. Jesus is the only bondage-breaker. Even halfway hybrid-type versions on either...

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The New Commandment of Love

The New Commandment of Love

The New Commandment of Love After Judas left on his mission of betrayal, Jesus spoke with the eleven disciples. Just before Jesus promised the Holy Spirit would come in His place (John 14-16), Jesus said, “A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another;...

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Complementary Books

Complementary Books

Misuse of the term repentance can produce misunderstandings causing some sincere souls to doubt and lose assurance of their salvation. Repentance and Faith: Two Sides to One DecisionThis book walks through the concepts of faith and repentance, two different emphases...

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Jesus Fellowships

Jesus Fellowships

Recently, I was in an “aftermeeting” where the sweet breeze of the Spirit led to wholesome honesty and confession, heart cry and tears, faith and praying with laying on of hands, exuberant singing with worship and praise to God. Everything was spontaneous under the...

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The Believing Touch

The Believing Touch

In Mark 5, we are told of a woman struggling with an affliction for twelve years. She went to many doctors, spent what she had hoping for improvement, but none of that helped. She was desperate. Then she heard about Jesus. Healings. Miracles of a nature convincing her...

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Netcasters Junior Viewbook

Netcasters Junior Viewbook

Like the standard Netcasters™ Viewbook, the Netcasters Junior Viewbook is a particularly useful tool for explaining the gospel. Designed with children in mind, this full-color, pocket-sized, spiral-bound flipchart uses a simplified version of the Netcasters gospel...

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The Spirit of Revival at Asbury

The Spirit of Revival at Asbury

God is moving again at Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky. The school has been blessed with revivals on a fairly regular basis since 1905, and the major revival that occurred in 1970 impacted at least 130 other campuses at the time. All of this revival history is...

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The Revival Journey Download

The Revival Journey Download

In The Revival Journey, The Phases of Corporate Revival, John Van Gelderen dedicates a chapter to each of the five phases of corporate revival discernible in Scripture. If you do not own a copy, the book is available from the Revival Focus online store. Two...

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Radical Faith

Radical Faith

Revelation 12:11 provides an amazing testimony for persecuted believers. “And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.” May we, as believers, enter 2023 with such love for Jesus that...

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How to Approach the New Year

How to Approach the New Year

The prospect of a new year brings hope for positive change. Many will make resolutions, but what is the real key to change? Psalm 1:1-3 provides an answer: “Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor...

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I write on the Spirit-filled Life (experiencing Jesus personally), revival and awakening (experiencing Jesus corporately), the Holy Spirit (the agent who manifests the life of Jesus), and faith (the access to the life of Jesus). In addition I may occasionally address related matters along with highlighting relevant resources.

 

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