by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles The 2008 new year has already ushered in with it enormous challenges for every believer. The appalling violence of global terrorism among our nations is ever increasing and widening. Consequently, much of our international political landscape is filled with turmoil and upheaval. Bloodshed is rampant. And with it…

by Ken Walker Return to Articles Several years ago, Richard Blackaby’s youngest son, Daniel, suffered from a mysterious sleeping disorder that often kept him awake until 3 or 4 a.m. Finally, his parents pulled him out of school. “God, don’t you care about me?” Daniel prayed one night. “I’m being sleep deprived. I don’t even…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles In Luke 18:1-8 Jesus reminds us “that men always ought to pray and not lose heart” And to illustrate this, He spoke a parable about a persistent, helpless widow who sought justice from her adversary. But the judge to whom she took her complaint “did not fear God…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles Faith, or belief, can only operate in the present. It takes no faith to believe what has been –- that’s settled. Likewise, it takes no faith to believe what God can do, for with God all things are possible. Faith functions in what you believe God is going…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles Life is very short, at best. It passes quickly, and it is uncertain at all times. “It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away” (James 4:14). David understood this all too well and pleaded unto the Lord: “Lord, make to know…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles We live in a world of artificial light in so many ways. If we go to a ballgame and nighttime is approaching, we watch as the stadium lights come on in the transition, and we are led to believe that daytime still exists. In essence, we are deceived…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles Every believer should read and reread Psalm 139 on a regular basis. It is David’s beautiful description of God’s perfect and divine knowledge of Him and His ways: “O Lord, You have searched me and known me…. You understand my thought afar off…. And are acquainted with all…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles   This 2006 National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 4, may be one of the most important and significant in our history as a nation. We are facing real threats to our national security and the moral fiber of America. Spiritual decay is causing a great social…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles I am often amazed at how lightly, even carelessly, too many people experience life. They know about the tsunamis and hurricanes with their devastation. They have seen the reports of the Pakistani earthquake. And, of course, they are aware of the many other natural disasters that have taken…

by Henry T. Blackaby Return to Articles The Apostle Paul, having recognized the need for God’s people to develop a more intimate relationship with God, urged and pleaded with them to experience “God’s FULLNESS.” He states this prayer in Ephesians 3:14-21, which states, in part: “For this reason I bow my knees to the Father…

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