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PRAYER & FASTING: Why The Urgency?

Janice Miller | Gallatin, Tennessee Matthew 17:14–21 gives us a glimpse into a teachable moment between Christ and His disciples concerning prayer and fasting. We see the picture of a father who no doubt was weary, beaten down, and at the end of his rope. His demoniac boy had to be watched closely because at …

Biblical Fasting

Dr. Fred A. Lawson | Cleveland, Tennessee Is fasting necessary for today’s Christian church? What does the Bible teach about fasting? What is it, in the biblical sense? Fasting is the abstaining from food and drink for a spiritual reason. In the Old Testament era, the Jews fasted frequently, though there was only one fast …

FASTING: A Powerful Tool

Melody Cates Kinzer | Lewisburg, Tennessee Fasting is voluntarily going without food, even when the refrigerator and cupboards are full. We fast from food because we have a stronger desire for God, a deep longing to be closer to Him, to be more like Him. It is an expression of discontent with our sinful self.  …

Unto Us A Son Is Given

Jonathan Lovvorn |Cleveland, Tennessee “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government and peace there will be no end, upon the …

Talking To God

Lilly Feliz When we pray, we are communicating more than just the desires, worries, and gratitude we have to offer God. We are practicing the belief that He is sovereign. When we pray, we are saying, “I have come here with not just something to say, but I came to the only person that knows …

A Word From My Daughter

James Marler II | Cleveland, Tennessee I wish it had not been my daughter. You see, the moment I tell you that this story involves my daughter, you will read it and think, “He’s embellishing that.” I affirm that I am not. This conversation is burned into my brain. Some of you are going to …

Christian Stewardship

Bishop Rupert Neblett | National Overseer Panama In 2010, the Church of God of Prophecy adopted VISION 2020, emphasizing the importance of prayer, leadership development, and the importance of focusing our efforts towards the harvest as the key pillars for missionary work in 135 countries in the world where our church is present. In 2016, …

The LORD Is My Shepherd

Psalm 23 is universally loved because of its comforting message. When you read into the Hebrew wording, the message really comes alive.

Pursue the Holy Spirit: The Word of God Shows the Way

Stetson Harper | Charlestown, Indiana     The Word of God has the power to propel us to the greatest outpouring of the Holy Spirit we have ever seen. According to God’s infallible Word, we have been given all power and authority to run into the darkness with the anointing of the Spirit and declare Jesus is …

Discovering Who You Are In Christ

When God chooses us, and we accept His invitation into the body of Christ, we go through a metamorphosis like a butterfly.