Devotions

Pastor: Stop Following Astrology, Playing With Ouija Boards

Some people don’t realize how they’re fueling the fires in their life. Satan is trying to deceive you with the same tricks over and over, says pastor John K. Jenkins Sr. In Ephesians 6:12, we’re told about “principalities and powers.” We need to be aware of what exactly those things are. Demonic powers manifest in …

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How to Access the 3rd Realm of Heaven

.Bethel’s Beni Johnson says that the first realm is the physical realm, which is what you can see and touch. The second realm is something not everyone can see, but we can feel. The third realm is the “glory” realm, which can only be accessed via worship. This is the realm, she says, from which …

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Your God Will Come!

Isaiah 35 is a wilderness promise for exiles—and for us. “The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus, it will burst into bloom. . . . ‘Be strong, do not fear; your God will come’ ” (Isaiah 35:1–2, 4). Have a glance at Isaiah 34—even just the first …

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Do You Really Love God?

Author Sadie Robertson alone at Passion 2020 about God’s love. She talked primarily about Jesus questioning of Peter of “Do you love me?” In John 21. We all know that God loves us, but the question we need to consider is so we love God? Is God our focus? Is He first? Or do we …

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Why You Should Spend These 1,440 Precious ‘Pieces of Gold’ Wisely

We all deeply desire that we will be given the opportunity to start afresh and anew; we long to be free from the mistakes of last year and the year before that and the year before that. The truth is, January has no intrinsic power to change a person’s life. The glaring facts are that …

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Why You Don’t Have to Pretend to Be OK When You Come to Church

Pastor DawnChere Wilkerson of VOUS Church in Miami that you shouldn’t have to feel like you need to isolate yourself and cover up the “real you” when you walk through their doors. “A lot of times we try to Photoshop the bruises of our life away; we try to walk through the doors in our …

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2 Lies We Believe About the Bible And What to Do About It

Pastor Havilah Cunnington speaks about the lies we believe about the Bible. Two in particular: 1. That we can’t understand it. 2. That we only need it when things are bad. Both of these inaccuracies lead us to read the Bible less than we should. But she says Deuteronomy 6 is not just instructing the …

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Every Grieving Parent Can Hope for Resurrection

But the miraculous healings in the Gospel of Mark give us a glimpse at the kingdom, not a guarantee. Recently many joined Bethel worship leader Kalley Heiligenthal in fervent prayer for the raising of her daughter, some citing Jesus’ words Talitha koum. I would never begrudge a grieving mother her commitment to every last hope …

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Francis Chan: How to Reach the Millennial Generation for Christ

. In a recently posted video, Francis Chan rejects that there is a unique way to reach the Millennial generation. He says Millennials will be reached the same way every other generation has been reached—through prayer, fasting, the Word of God and relationships with Spirit-filled believers. He says anything less than that is relying on …

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What is God’s will?

. Romans 12:1,2 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that …

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The Way We Sabotage Our Own Prayers

Years ago, apostle Venner Alston came to a revelation. She realized that, if she were going to defeat the enemy through spiritual warfare, she must keep a guard on her mouth and prevent negativity from spewing forth from it. That is one of the main reasons, she says, that many believers do not experience victory …

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Is Your Jesus Too Small?

I love Christmas. The music, lights and decorations. Trees with their ornaments, Christmas villages and especially nativity scenes. Of all my Christmas decorations, my favorite is a large tabletop display that includes a manger set in the midst of a hustling, bustling Bethlehem. A friend has a tradition regarding the nativity scene to remind her …

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