The Spirit Himself tells us how it happens: “Now the Spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons” (1 Timothy 4:1). The King James Version calls them "seducing spirits,” and that is just what they are. They seduce our prodigals to … Continue reading Why Do Prodigals Leave the Faith?
Praying in the Promise We receive promises from God regarding our prodigals for two main reasons: So that we will stand on them and allow them to build our faith to overcome the fiery darts of the devilSo that we can pray them in. Because promises tell us God’s plan so we can stand in … Continue reading What Is All This about Receiving a Promise from God? (Part 4)
Examples of Promises from Pray-ers There are so many--so many--promises to you in God's Word. but it is personal, and His choosing one for you and giving it to you has to happen in that way: made personal by the Holy Spirit. Any list I give you will not be effective and will not hold … Continue reading What Is All This about Receiving a Promise from God? (Part 3)
Detailed Instructions and Measurements I recently received a promise from God’s Word in a passage in Ezekiel. I am currently reading the Bible chronologically, and Ezekiel has been on the docket for a little while. Frankly, I am not overly excited to pick up my Bible when I am in the middle of books like … Continue reading What Is All of This about Receiving a Promise from God? (Part 2)
God does what He promises. Seemingly big or seemingly small, they are all the same to Him. "Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he … Continue reading What Is All of This about Receiving a Promise from God? (Part 1)