Kolom

How The People of God Shut Down a Generation, a Lesson from Israelite History

I brought you up out of Egypt, and I led you for forty years in the desert to give you the land of the Amorites. I also raised up prophets from among your sons and Nazirites from among your young men. Is this not true, people of Israel? declares the Lord. But you made the Nazirites drink wine and commanded…
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Kolom

A Simple Secret of How to Read the Gospel

Take the time and read each gospel account when you are studying the gospels. It is doing small things such as this that will help you to gain a greater knowledge of the Word of God. (John Lathrop) The New Testament begins with four books called gospels. The gospels are: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Each of these books tells…
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Karismatik Reformasi

Menjadi Profetis Apakah Itu Suatu Keharusan?

- Profetik - Hidup benar dan melakukan perintahNya dengan ketepatan Ilahi adalah kerinduaan orang percaya. Sebab itu kelompok yang percaya bahwa Tuhan masih bicara sampai hari ini, pada intinya tidak sedang membuat "Alkitab baru". Tapi, mereka ini percaya bahwa Alkitab berisi prinsip-prinsip Ilahi yang kekal, seperti peta (II Tim 3:16). Sementara itu, tuntunan profetis seperti GPS (Global Positioning System) yang…
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Kolom

Open Door, a Divine Work to Fulfill Divine Purpose

Open doors are not the work of any human being, they are divine works. As believers we are to be open and obedient to His leading regarding them. (John Lathrop) My recent articles have focused on the subject of open doors as they relate to ministry. Our primary sources for this study, up to this point, have been the apostle…
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Kolom

Opportunity and Oppositon, Two Divine Ways to Open Door

As you look for God’s open doors in your life do not dismiss an opportunity because there are problems (John Lathrop) In my first article about the “ministry of the open door” we looked at the apostle Paul’s requests for prayer in Colossians 4. He asked for prayer for his ministry and for himself. RELATED : Prayer is Supernatural Work…
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Kolom

Ready to Lose : Finding God’s Will (5)

What the world doesn't know is that by being a loser Jesus becomes the true winner. He has won the most difficult war that one ever faced, is facing, and will ever face again in this world. (Hanny Setiawan) Nobody wants to be a loser. We want to be winners.  Indeed, Bible shows that we are more than conqueror.  Christ's resurrection has changed…
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Kolom

Prayer is Supernatural Work to Open Door for Divine Involvement

  Paul understood that the ministry is a supernatural work, it requires divine involvement. Ministry is not something that can effectively be done by mere human initiative or strength. (John Lathrop) In the last chapter of his letter to the Colossian church the apostle Paul mentions prayer a number of times. He first instructs the recipients of the letter to…
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Kolom

Knowing Our Calling Through Simple Things

What emotionally moves you? What are the things that make you cry? Note these things, for God’s call may be found in them. (John Lathrop) If you are a Christian you probably want to serve the Lord, but you may not know exactly what you should do. If this describes your situation do not feel bad about it, this is…
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Kolom

God’s Doing Through Nameless and Faceless People

The church in Antioch was not planted as result of demographic research or prolonged planning by a leadership team ... it was a work of God and a significant church was birthed out of it! (John Lathrop) My recent series about difference makers has up to this point directed our attention to various individuals in Scripture. We have looked at an…
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