This guide is intended to be only an outline, surrendered to the leading of the Holy Spirit as a flexible tool to help you in your hour of worship and intercession. It is not a formula, and you do not have to follow it to the letter. Your times of prayer may vary greatly from one week to the next, as the Spirit leads you. Below, you will find a brief outline, followed by further explanation. 60-Minute Outline for Prayer Read a current Prayer Alert—2 minutes Offer thanksgiving and praise—3 minutes Sing and pray in the Spirit—5 minutes Read [...]
You have to run over the devil before he runs over you. You are standing on a battlefield (perhaps a different one than you were last year at this time).You may be standing in the middle of an army or you may be standing all alone. Are you just going to stand there, waiting to see what will happen? Or are you going to do something that will allow you to get and keep the upper hand?King David gave us a psalm that we should graft onto ourselves so that we can be true overcomers: "I pursued my enemies and [...]
Tools for the Harvest Free Resources for Evangelism, Discipleship, and Mentoring Jesus said, “Do you not say, ‘There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest’? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest. Already he who reaps is receiving wages and is gathering fruit for life eternal; so that he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together.” – John 4:35-36 At God Encounter Ministries, we want to equip you with “Tools for the Harvest”. We want to become an inspirational place where [...]
Satan's No. 1 weapon is deception. Your No. 1 need is discernment! "To be forewarned is to be forearmed." That is why you need discernment in this hour. That old saying captures a scriptural truth: Discernment forewarns us so that we do not fall prey to subtle deceptions. Forewarning gives us courage, too, as we find out what we are dealing with and what to do. "The Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons" (1 Tim. 4:1, NASB). More...
Satan’s number one weapon is deception. Your number one need is discernment! “To be forewarned is to be forearmed.” That is why you need discernment in this hour! That old saying captures a scriptural truth: discernment forewarns us so that we do not fall prey to subtle deceptions. Forewarning gives us courage, too, as we find out what we are dealing with and what to do. “The Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons.” —1 Timothy 4:1 (NASB) The above Scripture begins with [...]