Articles/Teaching

How The Elijah Challenge differs from other teachings

  The Elijah Challenge differs from other teachings involving supernatural healing—which on the surface might appear to be similar. However, there do exist very significant differences. The primary purpose of the miraculous healings  Our Training does not focus on ministering to born-again believers who need healing from physical infirmities. Although …

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During these Last Days the Church is beginning to write Acts 29—the final Chapter of Acts

  Matthew 24:14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. Many are convinced that we are currently in the Last Days preceding “the end.” Before that, the gospel will be preached in the whole world …

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Understanding the reservations of evangelicals regarding the miraculous

  Three primary factors “Understanding” of God’s sovereignty Intellectualism leading to respectability for the educated class in society Charismatic extremes . I. “Understanding” of God’s sovereignty From his ivory tower at Princeton Seminary at the turn of the 20th Century, pre-eminent theologian Benjamin Warfield pronounced that the miraculous gifts of …

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Miraculous Healing: the perfect Redemptive Analogy relevant for all cultures

  When the gospel is being shared on the mission field to those who never heard, it is very helpful to provide an analogy for the redemption that Jesus Christ provided through his death and resurrection. In the gospels and Acts we can see a most appropriate and meaningful analogy …

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One scriptural way to find the “man of peace” in Luke 10

    In quite a few missionary circles nowadays, there is emphasis on finding the “man of peace” or “son of peace” in Luke 10 as rendered below in the New King James Version: After these things the Lord appointed seventy others also, and sent them two by two before His …

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Why did Jesus rebuke his disciples when they failed to heal the epileptic boy?

  In Matthew 17, a father brought to the disciples his son who suffered from epilepsy asking them to heal the boy. But they were unable to drive out the demon causing the epilepsy. In great disappointment the father went to look for Jesus, and essentially complained to the Lord. …

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As Paul warned in Colossians, some today may have “lost connection with the Head”

  Acts 1:8 “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” The primary purpose of the Holy Spirit is to empower us to be witnesses of Jesus Christ …

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Do we always need a word of knowledge or “rhema” before we attempt to heal the sick?

  Some teach that before we attempt to minister miraculous healing to someone, we must have a word from the Holy Spirit before doing so. This can be based on teaching based on John 5:19. The below articles, which interpret John 5:19 in light of the verses following it and …

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What event which took place just before the birth of Christ 2,000 years ago is now being fulfilled again?

    Malachi 4:5 “See, I will send the prophet Elijah to you before that great and dreadful day of the Lord comes. 6 He will turn the hearts of the parents to their children, and the hearts of the children to their parents; or else I will come and strike the land with total …

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Last Days Revolution in Third World Missions: Restoration of Acts

  Missions during the era of modern missions has fallen far short of what we see recorded in Acts where within a few generations the early disciples took the gospel to the ends of Mediterranean world to reach gentile Greeks and Romans. One primary reason for this rapid expansion of …

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