Growing up, we used to attend a certain church. It wasn’t as large as it is now, but it was still quite known globally – to an extent.
A family member was a major leader there, and was very close to the Head pastor.
Then stuff happened. Politics, lies, manipulation came in and the family member left.
My parents who were leaders in the church were also unfairly stripped of their positions, simply because of their connection and personal convictions.
Ask any Christian – and they’ll reel off the drill needed for spiritual victory: Pray. Read the Word. Meditate. Fast. Pray in the Spirit…and so on.
However, you can do all this – and still be a spiritual weakling.
Kenneth Copeland shared how his wife, Gloria, had been asking God to teach her how to fully and more powerfully operate in the spirit.
Years ago, I was preparing to take the usual Sunday school class at church. The topic for that week was “The Whole Armour Of God”. It was/is a familiar topic – and I was ready to teach, raring to go. The scripture passage, of course, was taken from the popular Ephesians 6:11-18.
As was the usual practice, I was having my personal study at home before leaving for the general review at church when, suddenly, it was as if a veil was torn away – and I saw myself in the Spirit:
I was naked – having only the helmet of salvation on…
Lawrence Oyor has shared on numerous occasions how he started praying for long stretches at a time.
The first time it occurred, he and a group of other young boys were drilled by a certain pastor to pray for twelve hours non-stop. A few of the lads absconded, and the others just wanted to literally die. Read More…
What’s the best thing to do when you are worn out?
Lie down and sleep, right?
You get up – and eat.
Daniel revealed that, in the last days, a major activity of the enemy would be to wear out the saints of the Most High. (Daniel 7:25) ‘Wear out’ means to tire them, wear them down, or make them weary – and connotes intensity and consistency…