The Revelation of Jesus Christ

A little while ago, Mike Bickle at the International House of Prayer was teaching on the book of Revelation and he spent some time focusing on the fact that this book was meant to reveal Jesus to us, as it says in the first five words of the book, “The revelation of Jesus Christ…”.  For many, this book can be intimidating and confusing, and though it is meant to give us insight into “what must soon take place” by revealing {Read More}

Turning & Resisting

Return to Me There is a key portion of scripture in Joel 2 in which the Lord says, “…return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.” The prophet continues on to say, “Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity…Blow the trumpet in Zion, declare a holy fast, call a sacred assembly…” (vs. 12-17) There is far too {Read More}

The Pain of Desire

If you’ve ever experienced the pain of desire, you know what I’m talking about and don’t need an explanation. But if you don’t know what I mean, allow me to paint you a picture… I believe I first experienced the pain of desire when I was 13 years old (or it was the first time I had the realization that this is what it was). I was a young girl, lonely and aching for love. In my immaturity, I thought {Read More}

Cultivating a Fiery Spirit

A few weeks ago I was listening to a preaching series by Mike Bickle called “Cultivating a Fiery Spirit”. As I listened, I would take notes to try and better absorb what was being said into my spirit. And yet, while it was very interesting, I wasn’t finding myself being deeply impacted by the teaching. Tonight, I thought perhaps I was ready to move on to another preaching series. But my loving and wise husband said to me, “Be careful {Read More}