For some Christians, the physical world dominates their thinking and their actions. They miss much of the supernatural experience that is available to them.
Rabbi Schneider, a Messianic Jewish Rabbi, challenges the readers to ask if they live as if God’s Word is superior and “reigns above the visible world.” (p. 16)
What if Christians lived like they really believed what Scripture reveals?
Experiencing the Supernatural: How to Saturate Your Life with the Power and Presence of God is a thoughtful examination of the power of God that is available to each Christian. Continue reading Experiencing the Supernatural – A Review
Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God by Mark Batterson came just at the right time for me. I am studying The Lord’s Prayer and other related prayers in the Bible. Whisper is about power-filled prayer that begins with listening for God’s whisper.
It’s listening as Samuel did and responding to the whisper, “Speak, LORD, for your servant is listening.” 1 Samuel 3:10
Batterson challenges the reader to pray those seven words. A changed life is his promise.
“When someone speaks in a whisper, you have to get very close to hear. In fact, you have to put your ear near the person’s mouth. We lean toward a whisper, and that’s what God wants. The goal of hearing the heavenly Father’s voice isn’t just hearing His voice; it’s intimacy with Him.” (pp. 9-10)
Christians have been taught to pray – to have a conversation with God. Yet, we haven’t been taught that prayer also includes listening to God. In fact, we can pray more effectively, if we respond to God’s whispers.
Continue reading Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God … A Review
Dr. J.I. Packer blessed us with an amazing little book, Praying the Lord’s Prayer. Below are quotes from the book that have ministered to me.
Continue reading The Lord’s Prayer – 12 Quotes from J.I. Packer
The Bleeding Woman’s story is my story, and it’s Ann Swindell’s story. In Matthew 9, Mark 5, and Luke 8, we read about a woman who suffered from a hemorrhage for twelve years. Twelve long years … until she reached out and touched the hem of Jesus’ garment.
Swindell suffers from trichotillomania, a disorder that causes her to repeatedly pull out her eyelashes and eyebrows. Like the Bleeding Woman, Swindell has tried many remedies and spent many dollars, but she has not found a cure.
Continue reading Still Waiting … There’s Hope in Waiting on God
Prayer. Christians pray, and they wait. They pray more earnestly, and they wait in expectation. It’s the last minute. Is God going to intervene?
Thirty-nine authors, 40 true stories. Forty answered prayers. Just in time.
Continue reading Gifts from Heaven … 40 stories of answered prayer