“My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations” (James 1:2). I’ve heard some ministers say, “I don’t like criticism at all.” If you’re in that group, it means you’re not yet ready for the real work; the miraculous. The moment miracles start in your ministry, you’ll start hearing things like, “Hmmn! […]
There’s a difference between intelligence and wisdom. There’re lots of people who are living by intelligence, and despite their “intelligence,” life defeats them. Intelligence is part of our animal characteristics. Humans are only given the highest intelligence, but when you’re born again, you’re translated from human intelligence to divine wisdom.
There’s the prophecy that’s spoken over your life as an individual, and there’s also the Word of God that’s already written, which the Bible refers to as “…a more sure word of prophecy…” (2 Peter 1:19). When you pick that word that’s written concerning you and utter it in faith, that’s prophecy; you’re speaking forth “Rhema” which the Bible describes as the sword of the Spirit in Ephesians 6:17.