Turning To The LORD

“Therefore because of you, Zion will be plowed like a field, Jerusalem will become a heap of rubble, the Temple hill a mound overgrown with thickets.”                                                                                                                                                 Micah 3:12                 A number of years ago our Bible Study group was reflecting upon this text from the book of Micah.  It comes at the end of… Continue reading Turning To The LORD

Returning To A Call For Revival

                “And when He was come into the house, His disciples asked Him privately, “Why could we not cast him out?”  And He said to them, “This kind can come forth by nothing but by prayer and fasting.””                                                                                                                                                                                 Mark 9:28-29                 A number of years ago a friend gave me a copy of Martyn… Continue reading Returning To A Call For Revival

Restore Us

                “Restore us, O God; make your face shine upon us, that we might be saved.”                                                                                                                                                                                 Psalm 80:3                 It never ceases to amaze me how the Scriptures continuously build the case for the new birth.  In the eightieth Psalm we encounter a worship song which was written to be sung as a prayer… Continue reading Restore Us

Restore Us

                “Restore us, O God; make your face shine upon us, that we might be saved.”                                                                                                                                                                                 Psalm 80:3                 It never ceases to amaze me how the Scriptures continuously build the case for the new birth.  In the eightieth Psalm we encounter a worship song which was written to be sung as a prayer… Continue reading Restore Us

The True Vine

                “I am the true vine, and My Father is the Gardener.  He cuts off every branch in Me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit He prunes, so that it will be even more fruitful.”                                                                                                                                                                                 John 15:1-2                 John’s Gospel is focused on the task of bringing us to… Continue reading The True Vine

A Call To Pray For Revival

                “And when He had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty four elders fell down before the Lamb.  Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.”                                                                                                                                                                                 Revelation 5:8                 Richard Bauckham, writing at the conclusion of his essay,… Continue reading A Call To Pray For Revival