• Fifty Golden Years of Spiritual Blessing CelebratedThis article originally appeared in the August 20, 1956 issue of Evangel.Several global trouble spots are cur­rently setting the stage for a series of serious world-shaking events that may herald the coming again of our Saviour to earth. At the same time in one accord, men filled with. the Holy Spirit and on fire for God are setting the stage for a meeting with God on His terms that may shake the world in a greater way than all the atom or hydrogen bombs could ever do.The true meaning of the scriptural injunction, that…

  • Posted By Greg Laurie On 08/11/2017      Years ago my son Jonathan, who was 3 or 4 at the time, got lost in a hotel. He loved to push the button for the elevator, and on this particular day, he ran ahead of me down the hall.I called after him, “Now Jonathan, wait for Dad! I’m almost there.”Just as I turned the corner, I saw the doors of the elevator close with Jonathan inside, alone. I panicked and pushed every button until finally the elevator doors opened again. But by then, there was no Jonathan. I raced down to…

  • Greg Laurie On 07/21/2017.   We all have giants that we face in life, things that may seem like insurmountable problems. It may be something we’re afraid of or something we’re under the power of. It may be something that seems to always loom large and never stop bothering us. Maybe you overcame this giant for a week or even a month and thought you had victory. And then it came back with a vengeance and brought you down.In the Bible we find the story of a young man who was able to bring his giant down. David was a study…

  • Posted By Greg Laurie On 07/14/2017.    During a period in church history from A.D. 100 to 314, literally thousands and thousands of courageous Christian men, women and even children sealed their fate with their blood.Secular historians agree that there were 10 great persecutions against the church, 10 major attempts to wipe out Christianity, starting with the wicked Caesar Nero and ending with Diocletian. Believers were fed alive to wild animals. They were taken to Roman arenas for sport. They were torn apart. They were tortured. They were burned at the stake.Diocletian thought he was so successful in obliterating Christianity…

  • Posted by John Piper 01/07/1996    Scripture:  Romans 15:30–31 Now I urge you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me, that I may be delivered from those who are disobedient in Judea, and that my service for Jerusalem may prove acceptable to the saints. I begin today by asking two questions about prayer from verse 30 before turning today to verse 31. 1. Why Incentives and Not a Command? Why does Paul give the Roman Christians incentives to pray for him instead…

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