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I Want to be Healed!
Some basics of prayer for healing. Why isn't everyone healed when we pray? What might prevent healing? Should we pray for healing?
A balanced look at the baptism of the Holy Spirit. I believe that the baptism is an experience God intends for all Christians, and that ideally it should occur in connection with initial conversion and water baptism. There are ongoing opportunities for the Holy Spirit to ‘infuse’ us with more gifts and increases in gifts throughout our spiritual walk. There is ALWAYS more!”
Basic intercessory prayer. There are many misunderstandings about intercessory prayer and particularly about being an "intercessor." This pamphlet shows that every Christian is called to intercessory prayer, and not just a small group. Some, however, are called to pray more than others, and it provides guidelines for them.
Some example prayers taken from scriptures to help you learn how to pray the scriptures. Includes adaptations of Ephesians 1:15-23, Ephesians 3:14-21, Ephesians 6:10-20, Psalm 91 and Psalm 121, along with space for a prayer list.
What is the gift of prophecy? What is its role in the church today? The “Spiritual Gifts Series” looks at many of the spiritual gifts viewing them as having the potential to be just as active in the church today as in the past.
Part of the Spiritual Gifts group, this tract is designed to outline the basis of speaking in tongues. It is written from the perspective that tongues are still to operate in the church today, but does not treat this as the one and only evidence of the baptism of the Holy Spirit.
This tract discusses some leaders in the Bible, the requirements for leadership, and the gifts of the Holy Spirit related to leadership. It is a good starting place for new church leaders or those who want to move into more leadership.
This tract is good both for those seeking more leadership, and for those "helpers" in the church who often wonder whether they are truly called by God and gifted by the Holy Spirit. It's focus is on everyone who sees what needs to be done and helps get it done.