Being Filled with the Holy Spirit (by Simon Fry)

In 1855, a young man was born again and gave his life in service to the Lord. He was fervent and zealous in his work, starting children’s ministries and preaching to thousands. He started a church and traveled to other countries sharing the gospel. Many were saved because of his efforts. He poured himself into …

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Hearing God’s Voice (Part 6 of 7): Telling Others What I Hear

Knowing when and how to share what we hear can be a tough part to navigate in our journey to hearing God. In this post, I would like to focus on three things that have helped me greatly. First of all, hearing God is not equivalent to having the permission to share what I hear. …

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Hearing God’s Voice (Part 4 of 7): Learning to Listen

"We do not need the sign-gifts today because inspiration and revelation have ceased with the death of the last apostle." Well! I laid aside the Sword and Trumpet magazine, and laughed. Inspiration and revelation have ceased! Where in the Bible does it say that? As long as humanity exists, we need inspiration and revelation from …

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Hearing God’s Voice (Part 3 of 7): What is Prophecy?

What do you imagine when you think of a prophet? A rheumy-eyed, wild-haired old man raging while spit dribbles down his long white beard? A preacher smacking his fist into the podium and declaring judgment on sinners? A church brother telling you in no uncertain terms that you are on the wrong track? Someone who …

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Hearing God’s Voice (Part 2 of 7): A God Who Communicates

Several years ago I sat in a class in which the teacher was expounding on the story of Gideon in Judges. As his talk went on, I found myself more and more perplexed with the interpretation of the story. Gideon was humble, the speaker said, that's why he didn't believe God when God called him …

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