The Cardinal Sin
Post

The Cardinal Sin

The first step to overcoming unbelief is to recognize it. This cardinal sin is a wrong way of thinking about God. It finds excuses for why Jesus won't baptize with the Holy Spirit. It says there is no hope for healing the sick, saving the lost, or turning America to righteousness. But, Jesus said that...

Dying Without the Holy Spirit
Post

Dying Without the Holy Spirit

The American church is dying without the Holy Spirit. In Europe, old church members are dying off faster than new converts join. Only a small percentage of professing Christians attend church weekly. As a result, churches are sold and turned into mosques. Atheism rules. What's happened in the European church is a preview to what...

The Secret to Spiritual Power
Post

The Secret to Spiritual Power

The pivotal point on which the spiritual power of God turns is our willingness to lie in the dust in apparent failure. Like Esther, who said, “If I perish, I perish,” we succeed with God when we commit to obey Him even if it means we die. Jesus called this “pruning” and promised we would...

The Great Business of Life
Post

The Great Business of Life

The great business of life is practical oneness and total dependence on Jesus. We don't learn our way into this gospel. Repentance is the only way in. But, like Martha, many Christians bustle through the duties of life–or even the duties of the church. They never take time to sit with Jesus and give him...

A Whole New Level of Devotion
Post

A Whole New Level of Devotion

Today, Pastor Ray drew a line in the sand. The National Prayer Chapel will no longer maintain itself in survival mode while waiting on Jesus. Instead, it is time to depend on Jesus. The National Prayer Chapel has jettisoned the formal church structure. We are calling for a whole new level of devotion to Jesus...