Have you ever wondered what the word "apostle" meant to those living in the time the New Covenant was written? I believe that understanding the original meaning and use of the word "apostle" will help bring clarity to the role of apostles today. Here are some things I have discovered: [...]
Philippians is one of the prison epistles of Paul and as a prisoner, he did not know whether he would live or die. At such a time, a person would write what is of upper most importance to a congregation that he planted at great cost. In the first chapter [...]
Lou Engle Several years ago I was attending a OneThing gathering in Jerusalem. My friend who has been a prophet to me for 33 years, had two striking dreams during the few days we were there. In the first dream TheCall received a phone call from 4 Ruths—Ruth Prince, Derek [...]
The message of Yeshua not only changes us personally, it also changes the whole world. The message of personal change may be called, "the gospel of salvation;" the message to change the world may be called, "the gospel of the kingdom." The Word of God is a little seed in [...]
For 35 years our ministries have taught the Gospel of the Kingdom in a way that connects us to the newer “Seven Mountain/Pillar Teaching”. This teaching is now becoming popular in both charismatic and evangelical streams.
Where is the Kingdom of God promised by the prophets? In Yeshua the Kingdom had come in such a way that it could be embraced and entered into. Yeshua demonstrated that the Kingdom really had appeared and was available even though the final fullness of this Kingdom established over all the Earth would still await a future intervention.
The book of Acts chronicles the expansion of the gospel from Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and to the ends of the earth. What had started in one geographic area had in thirty years expanded through Asia Minor, into major European cities and was tens of thousands strong in number. This expansion can be seen in a six-stage pattern, each stage concluding with a progress report.
This understanding of the gospel as a presentation of all the dimensions of the kingdom of God, starting with repentance and salvation, yet ending up with Yeshua ruling and reigning on this planet, will have more and more significance as we approach Yeshua's return.