Jesus is and will be worth the fight and the promises He has asked us to contend for. These things are worth giving our lives to believe for and to birth in prayer.
More than stone and architectural prowess, each creation helps strengthen the memory of what has been accomplished, a visual reminder of historic events.
The one good thing about pain, though, is that it makes you desperate enough to run to God. And run I did.
The Word takes you on a journey if you stick with it. Somehow, you wake up one day after years of singing it and find that it's alive.
But from heaven's view, prayer is not just a simple act but one that is connected to the ultimate fulfillment of God's plan.
It makes sense now, thinking of how Jesus first came to see small beginnings that would change hearts.
The Lord meets the mostly-weak and mostly-boring prayers of the saints with His power.
I was an Anna. I was a Mary of Bethany. I was called to “waste my life” at the feet of Jesus, and it didn’t matter if anyone else saw me or understood me, because it was all for Him.
I had never considered for a minute that He really delighted in me, much less that He rejoiced over me.
The Lord has been after a people for a long time to do Psalm 27:4—even before the house of prayer was established here in Kansas City
Whether you’re in a room of 1,000, at a gathering of 100, or praying with a few intercessors together in a room, the delight of combining prayer with worship is available to all of us.
Wasting my youth on day-and-night prayer has really been the best investment of my time and energy.
There’s no shortcut to loving God. It requires time and intentional implications of our heart, mind, and soul.
As IHOPKC marks its 20th anniversary this year, we’re taking a moment to walk back through those years and observe what the Lord did and spoke to establish this ministry.