Requirements of God
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Requirements of God

What are the requirements of God? Is saying, “I’m saved,” enough? These questions concerned the Jews of Jesus’ day, and Jesus gave very clear answers. The Lord said that the greatest commandment is to love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength. And the second commandment is to love your neighbor as yourself....

The Eli Spirit
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The Eli Spirit

God confronted Eli, the high priest of Israel, with the sins of Eli’s sons who served in the temple. Instead of addressing his sons, Eli took a fatalistic approach: “Let God do whatever seems good to him.” God wanted to save Eli and bring revival to Israel. But, Eli’s impenitence blocked God and led to...

Revival Is Practical
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Revival Is Practical

Is revival a strange gift that God occasionally pours out, without warning? Not at all. God commands us to receive the Holy Spirit–so why would he withhold it? If we position ourselves in a way that’s wise for God to send revival, he will. In this way, revival is practical. First, we must realize that...