The Peril of Religious Flesh

By Francis Frangipane Two Types of Knowledge There is a type of knowledge that is doctrinal, theological and instructive, and there is a type of knowledge that is born out of a revelation of God. Both are known as “truth,” both produce a certain type of...

Measure Those Who Worship

By Francis Frangipane “Then there was given me a measuring rod like a staff; and someone said, ‘Get up and measure the temple of God and the altar, and those who worship in it. Leave out the court which is outside the temple and do not measure it, for it has...

At an Inconvenient Time

By Francis Frangipane The Lord has multitudes who believe in Him, and when I consider that fact I am blessed. At the same time I am aware that, of those numbers, it is but a minority who actually worship Him. True worshipers find their fulfillment in adoring God. The...

Those Who Make a Covenant With God

By Francis Frangipane The Covenant-Keeping God Throughout the history of God’s dealings with man, He has revealed Himself as a covenant-making God. The Almighty made major covenants with Noah, Abraham, Moses and David; He renewed His Abrahamic covenant in His...

True Revival: Conformity to Christ

By Francis Frangipane We must have three foundational standards as believers. One is to be people of prayer. That means our hearts are positioned to stand in the gap in prayer between the judgement and the mercy of God. Our earnest goal is to manifest the intercession...

To Be Like Our Teacher!

By Francis Frangipane “There are two types of Christians, the trained and the untrained,” remarked a pastor I recently met. I couldn’t agree more. The fact is, too many of us view our salvation experience as though it were an arrival – and on...

The Power of Impartation

By Francis Frangipane I know a man who, as a young teenager, endured a violent outburst from his father. The incident had to do with a style shirt that other teens were wearing. First, his dad told him not to buy the shirt and then, after the young man showed up...

I Will Rejoice

By Francis Frangipane God’s desire is for us to possess a thankful, rejoicing heart. To some, such a goal seems like an unscalable mountain, yet this is exactly what the Lord desires to give us. Our problem is that we are focused on our problems. We enter our...

Return To Your Dwelling Place In God

By Francis Frangipane Ultimately, I believe there are only two acceptable, core attitudes we should have toward the Almighty. The first attitude is heartfelt abandonment. This is the result of having found the Lord’s Presence in a new unfolding of His glory....

The Gathering Together of the Saints

By Francis Frangipane True Christians from all backgrounds share an expectation of the second coming of Christ (1 Thess. 4:16). Although debate surrounds the timing of this event, Scripture assures us that it will occur when Jesus Himself returns. Before we are...

In Preparation for God

By Francis Frangipane The last, great move of the Holy Spirit will be distinguished by men and women who have been prepared by God for God. We have given ourselves in prayer for revival; we have studied and discovered the Lord’s heart for the lost. Without...

The Coming Baptism of Light

By Francis Frangipane As Christians we tend to come from unique schools of thought concerning the end times. Some believe the Rapture could occur at any moment; others see the church going through some if not all of the tribulation. Still others are trusting that,...

Where the Spirit of The Lord Is

“Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. But we all with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the...

Are You Having an Identity Crisis?

By Francis Frangipane It is our conviction that Christ’s life not only atoned for the sins of mankind, through our union with Him, a second Genesis began. Paul explains, “The first man, Adam, became a living soul. The last Adam became a life-giving...

The Stone That the Builders Rejected

By Francis Frangipane Becoming Wise Master Builders Paul said, “Like a wise master builder I laid a foundation” (1 Cor. 3:10). The eternal foundation of the church is the Lord Jesus Christ; we rest and then build upon Him. It is wisdom to build the...