Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
The goal of the Holy Spirit’s work in us is to glorify God by reflecting Christ. But how does a sinful human being reflect the divine nature of God? Pastor Gavin Anthony, President of the Iceland Conference, put together the following PDF book on what it means to die to self and receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Topics include: Dying to Self—The Necessity, Dying to Self—The Process, Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Conditions for Receiving and much more.
Have you been struggling to focus spiritually? Has your personal devotional time gotten a little dry? Are you feeling somewhat disconnected from God and from those around you? Maybe it’s time for a “digital detox.” Read this inspiring and convicting article by Frank Hasel to get some practical ideas about how to pull the plug, so that you can re-connect with God and with those around you in more deep and meaningful ways.
What would happen if we set aside our distractions and put our relationship with Jesus first? To set aside the things that are artificial, and receive something wonderful from Christ himself? Join several different families and individuals in this inspiring 3-minute video as their story unfolds. This video is sure to challenge and convict you in new ways as you seek a closer walk with Christ.
Happy Sabbath Praise
Each Friday as we prepare to welcome the Sabbath, we want to share a Scripture praise song here on the Revival and Reformation website. The first song that we want to share is titled “Ask the LORD for Rain” and comes from the album Green Pastures by Derek and Bodil Morris. The song is based on Zechariah 10:1, as well as Joel 2:28-29 and Matthew 7:7-8. Sing along and be blessed!
In Mark 11:17 it says, “My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer.” The question you may be asking though is, “How do I help create a house of prayer in my church?” In this inspiring video, produced by Ministry in Motion, Sabine Vatel shares some practical ideas. She also shares what “A House of Prayer for All People” looks like at the Forest Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church near Orlando Florida. You will be blessed!
In this compelling and convicting book, Gregory Jackson discusses topics like: What Is the Cross Experience? Why is the Cross Necessary, What are Our Three Greatest Fears, The How-to of Surrender, and The Process of Surrender. This is a must read for anyone longing to go deeper in their surrender and relationship with God.
Have you wished that you could have more meaningful family worships? This inspiring and practical article, by Clifford Goldstein, will give you some encouraging thoughts to help improve the quality of your time together. Family worship doesn’t have to be a stress! It can be the sweetest time of the day. To learn how, read more.
With a doctoral degree in leadership and church growth, Pastor Joseph Kidder thought he knew all the right techniques and ways to grow a church. But he was wrong. In fact, although he used cutting edge technology and utilized the best resources and programs available, membership declined, until God got ahold of him and began to turn things upside down. This convicting testimony, will not only inspire you to tears, but will give you practical tools to help grow your church, or ministry.
100 Days of Prayer
Have you ever wondered how to get started praying the Word? If so, these printable prayer cards, filled with Bible promises and quotes from Inspiration, are just for you. Topics covered include prayers and promises for your spiritual growth, for your children, your marriage, your ministry, for overcoming spiritual breaches, and much more. The promises included will add power to your prayer life. (Also available for download in Spanish. All cards can be edited and personalized!)
Have you wondered what it means to abide with God, to have His continual presence with you as you go about your day? This inspiring collection of E.G.W. quotes shares just what it means to have God’s presence with you. A great resource of inspiration, and also motivation to seek for more of His presence.
Sabbath School is one of the most important parts of Sabbath. It gives us the opportunity for fellowship, mission understanding, outreach and one of the greatest parts, Bible study and discussion. Here are some creative Sabbath School resources provided by the Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department of the General Conference.
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