Faith that pleases God is saving, redemptive, and triumphant. Pastor Jack teaches on how to walk out and grow in these three unique facets of faith...
When you can't see a thing, you can be brought to a certain point. But there finally comes the moment when you must decide to reach out for yourself. Jesus' encounter with the blind Bartimaeus demonstrates the faith that God will give us in our very darkest hour.
There are very real, rich, and profitable reasons for fasting; so vital that fasting becomes a kind of feast, a celebration in the spiritual realm. Let me share with you concerning this meaningful practice.
Recognizing a clear-cut, head-on attack of a spirit of fear can be a challenge. We become afraid to be bold, tearing ourselves up with self-scrutiny, inclined to function from a defensive stance rather than from the solidity of a positive-in-faith position. Pastor Jack gives practical guidance on how to confront fear and charge ahead!
How can I pray when we know I've failed God? Awareness of sin may cripple a believer's confidence in prayer, and it can also be used as a tool of the enemy to keep you at a distance from the Father. Pastor Jack shares how to pray with confidence and approach the Throne of God, even in the midst of our failures.
God wants friendship with us, and Jesus paid the price for it. But for many people, there are three things at work against the possibility of our having a confident relationship with Him. Pastor Jack explains how to overcome these limiting factors and enter into a fulfilling relationship with our Heavenly Father...
We’ve been inclined to conclude "mind" and "spirit" are synonyms, when the Bible shows the "heart" is a more likely candidate to answer to the meaning of "worshiping in spirit" (John 4:24). The exercises of our enlightened minds may deduce God, but only our ignited hearts can delight Him. Pastor Jack explains how to get to the "heart" of worship...
We are all tempted at times to wonder: Is God’s mind tuned to my heart-cry, my need? Is His eye focused on me now, on my present situation? Will God’s hand reach my way and cover me in time? His Word thunders in response: “If God be for us, who can be against us?” (Romans 8:31).
Although God may not have desired the way a person came into the world, that does not mean He does not have a specific purpose for that individual. Long before anyone is conceived, God's purpose for that LIFE is foreseen.
Christmas is the great celebration of God's redemptive entry into our world, an invasion that took place through an ordinary person no different than you or me.
Too often, prayer for healing ends up as a last-ditch proposition, an expression of resignation to fate, an assignment of blame to the Creator. Or it becomes a search for "faith" healing rather than divine healing. Let's look at how to rightly pray for healing and deliverance, and how to find the balance between faith and presumption.
Spirit-filled living is central to the powerful possibilities of the married couple. As God develops a husband and wife’s relationship, they begin to exist as a unique identity—the one He designed them to become when the two were joined.