Practical, inspirational resources to help you grow
In this insightful article Dr. Frank Hasel talks about the historical reliability of Scripture, as well as how to deal with difficult texts, and how we can ultimately trust God's Word despite the discrepancies and imperfections in Scripture that come as the result of human frailties. God's Word is tried and true, and we can depend upon it. This article comes to us from the Perspective Digest, a publication of the Adventist Theological Society.
In Testimonies to the Church Volume 8 page 77, Ellen White wrote: “The medical missionary work is to be to the work of the church as the right arm to the body.” She went on to state that “The medical missionary work is the gospel in practice.” Clearly, medical missionary work is important, but what is it and what are some practical ways you and I can get involved? This podcast will answer those questions.
In this Holy Spirit inspired series, filmed at the Stanborough Park Church in Watford England, Mark Finley talks about how we can become empowered by the Spirit. This is some of the best of Finley's messages on the Holy Spirit, and we pray you are richly blessed as you listen.
Ellen G. White writes, "Pray for the Conversion of Souls—If in one place there are only two or three who know the truth, let them form themselves into a band of workers..." and pray! (7T, 21) If ever there was a group of people that needed urgent prayer, it is those in the cities. Our hope is that these resources will inspire you to greater more intentional prayer on behalf of our brothers and sisters who live in the cities.
Would you like to learn how you can read through the entire Testimonies in just 16 months? This unique reading plan makes this goal achievable. When you sign up for the program you'll receive a free message daily with text and audio of ten pages from the Testimonies. Ellen White writes, “The volumes of Spirit of Prophecy, and also the Testimonies, should be introduced into every Sabbath keeping family, and the brethren should know their value and be urged to read them." (4T 390)
In Luke 11 one of Jesus' disciples begged him, "Lord, teach us to pray." And that is exactly what Jesus did. In this inspiring message, Kameron DeVasher delves into the message of Luke 11 and the Lord's prayer, what that looks like practically in our lives today. This message is sure to deepen your prayer life.
This series, by Pavel Goia, is sure to inspire you and drive you to your knees in fresh earnestness for a deeper walk with God. Ellen White writes, "Will we wrestle with God in prayer? Will we receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit? This is what we need and may have at this time... If we walk humbly with God, God will walk with us." (Prayer, p. 87)
Have you ever been perplexed about some decision and wished that you could talk directly to Jesus? Have you ever wished for someone to give you counsel to guide you in the right direction? In this short but inspiring Bible study, Mark Finley shares how the Holy Spirit has been given to lead us, guide us, and give us wisdom. (Reprinted from Adventist World, March 2011)
We often value objects based on their cost. If the price of a particular item is high, we value it much more than we value an object with a lower price tag. Have you ever found something you really wanted to purchase, but when you looked at the price tag you decided it was far too expensive? Most of us have had that kind of experience more than once. This Bible study download by Pastor Mark Finley, originally shared in Adventist World August 2014, helps us catch a glimpse of the high cost of Salvation.
In this podcast, Gem Castor and Shauna Chung discuss the power of prayer and how to put that power to practice. Gem Castor is an itinerant missionary from the Philippines who travels the world leading out united prayer sessions and seminars. Inspired by the life of George Mueller he has spent the last seven years relying entirely on the Lord's providence to provide for his needs and mission ventures. Listen in on this engaging conversation.
Have you ever thought about how you listen to sermons? Probably not, right. You just listen. However, in this instructive and yet inspiring message, Pastor Kameron DeVasher talks about how to tune our listening skills and heart as we listen to others share from God's Word.
In this short article, originally published in the Adventist World in August 2014, Raúl Quiroga shares from personal experience how God performed surgery upon his own heart. He speaks of a practical and meaningful heart religion, of which we all need today. We pray that this article is a blessing!
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