Things are not as they look

Classic illusion: Is this a young woman or an old woman? The Holy Spirit is saying: that in his kingdom coming on earth as in heaven, not much is as it appears to be. He’s wondering when we will look at the church through the heart of Jesus Christ and see that not much is

Worship is spiritual warfare

In Daniel 10 we glimpse a clash of kingdoms, a clash referred to by Jesus more than once, check out Matthew 12:25-28. Daniel 10 reveals how the dark kingdom of deceit and destruction assigns entities to oppress and control territories. And in Daniel we get an insight into how our prayers make a difference in

Revival Prayer Ride Part 14: A revival of worship

The day was stunning, and the road was great. I enjoyed the ride from Kaitaia to Cape Reinga. As I rode the Holy Spirit stirred a prayer in me for a revival of worship through his church in New Zealand. I left Auckland in light rain and took the route 16 through Helensville to Wellsford,

Pressed – one way God disciplines our soul.

Good morning all! As I was waking this morning, I felt pressed down, perplexed about where my life is going, and tempted to give space in my heart and mind to despair and discouragement. But God is faithful and his mercy is always fresh every morning. This morning as I felt pressed down, I was

Revival ride prayer 13: Will we groan with heaven?

It’s February 10th and I’m on the last leg of the days ride, from Port Waikato to Auckland, looking forward to seeing Josiah and family who there. I’m cruising over the Bombay hills praying as I ride. As I pray, I see Jesus seated on heaven interceding for his body on earth. And I ask