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Begone Unbelief!

Do you believe that you can never stop sinning? If so, you're in unbelief about the most basic element of the gospel: Jesus saves us from sinning. In order for God to transfer us to his kingdom of light, he first has to make us holy. Becoming holy–which is conversion–is a choice. It is dying...

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Prayer Is the Breath of the Soul (2010)

Prayer is the breath of the soul. God's will is that we rejoice in Jesus and pray without ceasing. When sin blocks us from prayer, it's like we stop breathing. The parable of the sower offers three explanations for why this can happen. But ultimately, to keep the faith until the end, we need to...

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A Living Sacrifice (2009)

This vintage message encapsulates where the National Prayer Chapel, and the American church, are today. Though we have the promises of God, we are too big for God to answer us. Our own lives, interests, and opinions take the forefront. Then, instead of offering ourselves as a living sacrifice to God, we put Jesus on...

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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...

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A Terminal Disease

What is the terminal disease of the modern, Western church? Simply, it's believing, “I'm saved and on my way to heaven,” when in fact I'm not. But where does this disease come from? First, modern teachers have lowered the bar for salvation. According to the Bible, at conversion a sinner is born again and immediately...