A Journal for Bible Teachers

Encounters With God

Encounters With God

We need to each have a fresh encounter with God, as this precedes a new move and visitation of the Holy Spirit in revival. God wants to give breakthroughs against the enemy and release a tremendous harvest and fruitfulness. He wants us to enter in to the inheritance He has for our lives and to experience His mighty power and glory. The following examples will...

Herod’s Temple: The Worldly Church

Herod’s Temple: The Worldly Church

The construction of Herod’s temple began approximately fifteen years before the birth of Christ and was still being modernised during the ministry of Christ. In John 2:20, the Jews said to Jesus: “Forty and six years was this temple in building…” Actually, some accounts claim that Herod’s temple was still being refurbished forty years later at the time...

The Ox and the Ass

The Ox and the Ass

Jesus gave the commandment to go into all the world and preach the gospel (Mark 16:15). He also declared that the gospel of the kingdom of God would be preached to all people groups (Greek – ethnos – nations and people groups) before His return at the end of the age. This is being accomplished now but will find its greatest fulfilment in the Feast of...

The Gift of Prophecy

The Gift of Prophecy

Prophecy is one of the nine gifts of the Holy Spirit mentioned by Paul in 1 Corinthians 12:8-10. In its simplest form, prophecy is divinely inspired and anointed utterance. It imparts power to speak supernaturally, bringing forth the message from God to the believers. Prophecy is especially needed for the strengthening and edification of the local church. It can...

Being Measured at the Altar

Being Measured at the Altar

“And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein” (Revelation 11:1). The temple that the apostle was told to measure did not exist in his day. In fact, there was no temple at the time of John’s exile to Patmos. The temple in Jerusalem had been...

Elijah’s Mantle

Elijah’s Mantle

One of the most important goals a person can accomplish is to help prepare and empower the next generation. To be successful in the long run, people need to equip the next generation to carry on what they have achieved and to even multiply and develop their achievements into greater things. Parents prepare inheritances for their children, while businessmen train...

The Emerging Church

The Emerging Church

And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it sustained him” (Isaiah 59:16). Several years ago this verse came alive to me while studying the life of Rees Howell. This verse served as a catalyst in helping to establish his ministry as a mighty intercessor of...

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