A Brief History of Revivals
As dark as things are in our day, God can bring revival again as He's done in the past. In this clip Mack shares about how God used George Whitefield, Duncan Campbell, Bill McLeod, and others.
Lord, Give Me New Desire For Your Word
A strong indication of spiritual declension is a decreased appetite in Bible reading. How is your appetite for the Word of God?
How to Pray at a Prayer Meeting
Much of the advancement of the Church takes place as God's people gather to pray. But there are some ways to kill a prayer meeting.
Don’t Let the Devil Lull You to Sleep
God calls us to stay awake, but the Devil is doing all that he can to lull us to sleep.
How Do I Overcome Not Thinking Correctly?
How do I deal with not thinking correctly? How do we deal with how we think and what is going on in our heads? How do we think better?
Do You Take the Great Commission Seriously?
Christ has given the Great Commission to us until the end of the age. No other institution in the world is going to proclaim salvation except the Church.
God Does Not Abandon His People in the Evil Day
One of the ways the devil tries to tear Christians apart is by trying to convince them that God has abandoned them.
Read the Bible and Pray, or Check Your Phone?
When you wake up in the morning what do you do first: read the Bible and pray, or check your smartphone? What do you seek first: The Living God...or who messaged you the night before?
What is Essential For Us to Have Christ’s Joy in Us?
What is essential for us to have Christ's joy in us? When we look to Christ we see that He had joy as He obeyed His Father's commandments.
You MUST Endure to the End
You may have started the Christian race incredibly well, but Jesus teaches that you must endure to the end to be saved.
We Need to Experience God
We won't last long as Christians without experiencing the love and reality of Christ. If our souls begin to become barren in spiritual pleasures...
Do You Redeem the Time by Reaching Others?
When the Bible tells us to make the best use of our time, what comes to your mind as practical ways to do that?
The Testing of Your Faith is Necessary
Most of us would never want to go through fiery trials and testing of faith but if we could see what God is going to work in and through us...
Let Your Love Be a Fragrant Offering
In all your Christian activities, don't lose sight of the loving example of Christ as the primary motive. If we have a Savior who so loved us by dying for us, how can we not imitate that same love to others?
Are You in the Inner Circle?
How often are you looking up and beholding Christ as you go about your day? Do you look to Christ in all that you do? There are some Christians in the innermost circle who keep their eyes on the life-giving rays...
The Spirit of Christ is a Spirit of Missions
The Spirit of Christ is a Spirit of missions. May He breathe upon us in a fresh way to carry out this impossible task of reaching all the nations for Christ.
Are You Trying to be Like the World to Win the World?
The world is not going to be drawn to Christ by seeing Christians live just as worldly as they can. They'll be drawn to Christ by seeing a new life and radical change that Christ has so wonderfully worked in us.
Is God Enough For You?
Do you believe God can make you happier than anything else in the world? Do you believe that God can strip of you something dear, and yet fill you with more joy from Himself?
What is the Void in Your Life?
Do you believe the lie that your life consists in the abundance of possessions? Have you been deluded into chasing after something in this world thinking it's going to fill the void in your life?
We Don’t Need a Slow God
One of the effects of believing that the creation account in the Bible took a long time is that it makes God look like a God who acts slowly. But every Christian knows that we don't need a God who acts slow; we need a mighty God who can act immediately on our behalf.
If You Can’t Forgive, You Don’t Believe
Bitterness and unforgiveness can have such a strong grip on the heart. The only thing that can melt it is looking at Christ on the cross dying for our sins. If the cross of Christ...
If You Grieve the Spirit, You Will Suffer For It
One of the most fearful things a Christian can do is grieve the Holy Spirit. When the Holy Spirit's influences decline in our lives, the consequences can be terrifying...
Win Souls: Don’t Offend People Needlessly
We should desire to win souls for Christ, and their souls can only be won by receiving the offensive message of the Gospel. With that being said, we need to make sure our attitude and conduct don't add a needless offense to the message.
Pray Like a Lawyer
Many people pray, but how many people ask themselves why God should actually answer their prayers? How many Christians know how to argue with God in prayer?
Use Everything to Strengthen the New Man
God made us new from the inside, but we need to actively put on the new man. One of the practical ways we can put on the new man is to do everything we can to strengthen him.
Men: Do You Get Angry at Your Wives?
Married men: don't pretend to have a glowing testimony in the church when you have wicked outbursts of anger against your wife. Don't try to hide it or justify it, but rather confess it and put it to death.
Are You Angry at God’s Providence in Your Life?
God is absolutely sovereign over every single event that takes place in the world, and more personally, in our lives. How do you respond to God's providences in your life that are painful and trying?
Live So As To Be Missed
We should live our lives in such a way that we'll be missed when we're gone. The people who will be missed when they're gone are the people who gave and served the most.
The Sands of Time Are Sinking
Our life is like an hourglass and the sand is sinking. Each grain is like a mercy and what are we doing with those mercies? If we don't run to Christ, those grains of mercy will turn into grains of wrath.
Christ Raised the Dead as a Foretaste
Why don't we see the dead raised today as we read about in Jesus' day? In fact, why did Jesus Himself raise the dead at all when He walked this earth?
The Tongue Isn’t Neutral
So many of the thoughts and feelings we have inwardly are expressed outwardly by our tongues. Our tongues are either doing good to others or corrupting others. How are you using your tongue?
Entering Heaven Based On Someone Else’s Test Score
In order to go to heaven, you must be as holy as God and have a perfect record in keeping all of God's commandments. Every human being has failed miserably...
What Should Make Us Angry?
We typically think of anger as a work of the flesh that we need to put to death and flee from. And in most cases it certainly is, but there actually is a time and place to be angry.
Why Do People Lie? They Love Themselves
And why do people lie? You don't have to think too hard about it. It's not rocket science here. If you want to boil it down, it comes down to this - it comes down to this desire: Man loves himself. It's selfish what's...
Don’t Just Have External Conformity
Being a Christian isn't just learning how to say the right things. It is very easy to join a biblical church and try to externally mimic the behavior and speech of everyone there.
Sanctification is Not Passive
One of the greatest hindrances to sanctification is when we view it as though it is passive. We are not told to be passive in dealing with sin, but rather we are called to actively put it off.