Getting to Know Our Commander

How do you develop a relationship with someone? By spending time with them, of course. Long-distance relationships are very hard to maintain and are quite stressful to all concerned. Even if the relationship survives the initial time of separation, often the people have changed ever that time. It’s like having to start all over again…

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Attack With Prayer

What do you think just might be the most powerful weapon in our warfare? Prayer. We all know about prayer, right? But do we know why we pray? Is prayer more than just talking to God? Is He listening? Does He answer? Are there different methods of prayer to bring heaven to earth in different…

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Interpret This!

Ever wonder just how someone could hear the same apparent gibberish you hear and start explaining it in English? That’s when the gift of interpretation of tongues occurs. This gift is evidence of God wanting to speak

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What Did You Say?

Have you ever heard the gift of tongues spoken? Did you find yourself asking “What in the world are you saying?”, like they did when tongues was first given to Jesus’ followers (Acts 2:1-12). Well, sometimes

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How’s Your Perception?

Have you ever heard anyone say, “perception is the only thing that counts”? There is a large grain of truth in this. It’s their perception that people present on the witness stand. Different people will see the same traffic accident but their versions are different. Is someone lying? Is someone mistaken? Not necessarily. It all…

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Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

What would you think if you perceived an angel nearby? Would you feel like you were unworthy of such an encounter? Would it frighten you or reassure you? Such questions – we never know how we would react, at least not the first time. We also can’t know how we will react

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“Extra Special Perception”

Should a gift ever be scary? After all, God gives good gifts to His children and all His gifts are from above, from the Father of Lights (James 1:17, Matthew 7:11). A gift can be scary, even a good one. Discerning of spirits fits

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Comfort, Encourage, Strengthen

Maybe you don’t think you can receive the gift of prophecy. Let me reassure you that you are able (I Corinthians 14:1-5). Just seek God’s perspective on a situation and speak out what you hear or see or perceive. You probably will be wrong at times, especially as a beginner. That’s okay. You’re learning how…

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Prophetic Swords

First, a challenge: watch for miracles! These gifts are not necessarily big and flashy. I’ve found some of the most important miracle gifts have been those that meant nothing to someone else, but helped me see that God was still watching, that He know exactly where I was, and that He loved me. This type

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Fight With Powerful Gifts

Gifts for war? Oh, yeah, I remember the gifts: love, joy, peace, patience, goodness, and some others. Oops, wrong category! I just listed the FRUIT of the Spirit, not the GIFTS. (see Fruit-tastic) (Did you catch

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