Saturday, April 30, 2005

James 5:16

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

A Kneeling Christian

Image hosted by Photobucket.comI want to share with you a quote from a wonderful book I'm reading now. It's called "A Kneeling Christian":

"We can work for God from morning until night. We can spend hours studying the Bible. We can be serious and sincere in our preaching and in our personal conversations, but none of all this can be really effective if we do not pray much."

Amen! We can read about God. We can talk about Him - but what good is it if we never talk to Him and with Him? He longs for us to express our love to Him! We're His Bride are we not?

Are you like me, desiring a closer relationship with God? If you are, I believe there's a way to know Him better: Let us pray more. Spend more time in prayer. Let us put God first, and I believe we will experience greater things in our lives! We can never pray too much!

A preacher once said: "Man's not measured by his muscles, but by the bags of the knees of his pants where he's been praying." I say "Amen, brother! Let me have that testimony!"

Friday, April 29, 2005

Who Am I?

Humility is a great thing. A preacher once said:
"The only way up, is down!" Oh, how true that is. For who are we to think that we're worthy of His love? We deserve death like anyone else, but He called us out of the world, justified us, started to clean us up through sancification, with a promise of the baptism of the Holy Spirit according to Acts 2:38.

I want to share with you the song "Who Am I" by Rusty Goodman, because it really paints the picture I'm trying to bring into your mind: "Who Am I?"

Who Am I?

When I think of how He came so far from glory
Came to dwell among the lowly such as I
To suffer shame and such disgrace
On Mount Calvary take my place
Then I ask myself this question
Who am I?

Who am I that The King would bleed and die for?
Who am I that He would pray not my will, Thine Lord?
The answer I may never know
Why He ever loved me so
That to an old rugged cross He'd go
For who am I?

When I'm reminded of His words
I'll leave you never
If you'll be true I'll give to you life forever
Oh I wonder what I could have done
To deserve God's only Son
To fight my battles until they're won
For who am I?

Thursday, April 28, 2005

Power of Confession

Yesterday I knelt on the floor by my bed to pray. But something hindered me. I couldn't pray... I felt condemned by a lie, a half-truth that I told a friend of mine some time ago.

For him it was not a big deal probably, but I just couldn't bear to keep on in that lie. I was reminded of these words from the Bible:

"For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all

Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence
toward God.

And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep
his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight."

1st John 3,20-22

I knew that my heart condemned me - and I knew what I had to do. I had to make it right. So the only thing I could do was to pray for strength. Because this was not easy for me.

This morning I made it right (praise God), and my heart doesn't condemn me anymore. And the person I confessed this to was not angry with me at all, and was surprised that this had been bothering me so much. But now I'm free and I feel victory. Satan doesn't want us to tell the truth. But as Christians we should. We gain victory by walking in the light! Thank God for that still small voice that's leading us on!

"If we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with
another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin."

1st John 1,7

Hallelujah! Thank you Jesus! I am walking in the light again, and the blood of Jesus is cleansing me from all sin.

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

My Prayer For Today


Thank you for being able to have this blog. May it be a blessing for those who come across it.

Please guide my footsteps today and keep me from evil. When I meet the enemy, let me speak the Word like you did that day when he tempted you in the desert: "It is written!"

Sanctify me, Lord. Cleanse my heart and give me a new filling of your Spirit. I need it badly, Lord. This is an evil age. We need to be awake and ready.

Give me the spirit of prayer and a new zeal. Power to stay awake and focused when I'm on my knees. I love you Lord, I give my life to you again, and I commit the day into your hands, in the Name of Jesus Christ.



Greetings in the precious Name of Jesus Christ!

My desire is that this blog will be a blessing to you. A source of encouragement and inspiration for you in your daily walk with God.

I have named this blog "Revival In Me" because that's where it must start. In me! In you! Don't wait for someone else to get on fire.. get on fire for God yourself! And watch God come on the scene.

To revive means "to bring back to life again" or "to live again". We can't live on some past experience. We need to be renewed and revived. We need to have a relationship with God today!

I want to keep the focus on Christ, and how I can get closer to Him. If that's your desire as well, please bookmark this site and visit from time to time. You can also leave your comments here and be a source of inspiration yourself.

Until we meet at His feet...

God be with you!