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BEYOND PENTECOSTALISM

A man named John asked me one day if I had ever experienced the baptism of the Holy Spirit. The answer was not difficult. I had received the Holy Spirit baptism when I was only eight years old.

NOAH FOUND GRACE

It is interesting that there are certain catchphrases from various speakers or writers that capture our minds and are indelibly etched into our consciousness. Any time we hear or see those phrases, they elicit a familiarity to us and cause a flashback or déjà vu.

DO THIS IN REMEMBRANCE OF ME

During our 100th International Assembly, celebrated on July 18–22, 2018, the Bible Doctrine and Polity Committee of the Church of God of Prophecy introduced a thorough study regarding the three ordinances or sacraments

GOD HAS YOU ON DISPLAY

The apostle Paul was called and set apart to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles. Paul says, “God’s purpose in all this was to use the church to display his wisdom in its rich variety to all the unseen rulers and authorities in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 3:10 NLT).

DEATH & DYING

Most Pentecostals (or Charismatics) believe in a very personal and heart-felt Christian faith. They feel that any real relationship with God must affect every area of their lives from the intellect, to the emotions, and the physical body.

THE RESURRECTION MIRACLE

“Praise God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is so good, and by raising Jesus from death, he has given us new life and a hope that lives on” (1 Peter 1:3 CEV).

Alcohol—Right or Wrong?

Marsha Robinson | Cleveland, Tennessee Hey, what’s the deal with alcohol? Millions of people drink it regularly. There are many warnings and instructions in Scripture concerning alcohol use, but it seems there are reasonable arguments raised about each one. Are there additional reasons to not drink? Does common sense have a place in the discussion? The …

Mission Unstoppable

Dr. Cathy Payne | Global Missions Coordinator Jesus said, “All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, …

It’s Our Turn

One summer, when I was on youth camp staff, I broke a camper’s leg. During swim time, I threw him into the pool like a rag doll and his ankle fractured. I was a fresh-faced, 15-year-old working in a camp of 11, 12-year-old children. It was only the second year of my youth camp ministry …

2018 Youth Camp Dates

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