Door of Hope

By Francis Frangipane We tend to boast in the power of faith while minimizing the value of hope. Yet “faith is the substance of the things hoped for” (Heb. 11:1 KJV). Without first having a living hope in God, our faith is meaningless. Indeed, the first...

A Sword Will Pierce Your Heart

By Francis Frangipane The plans of God are full of surprises. No matter how true a vision from God may be, it will never be fulfilled in the manner in which we have imagined. All our expectations are incomplete. In fact, our very ideas often become the most subtle...

Your Children Will Return

By Joy Frangipane Marion [This message was written by Francis’ daughter Joy in 1995. We felt that this would be a special encouragement to those who are standing in prayer for (their) children. Currently, Joy and her husband, Steve, have two children. She is a...

The Son’s Answered Prayer

By Francis Frangipane Jesus never experienced an unanswered prayer. Indeed, the very things Jesus prayed were those things He knew to be precisely the Father’s will. The Son could heal or raise the dead or supernaturally feed multitudes because in prayer He...

The Mission Statement of Heaven

By Francis Frangipane All major companies have a vision or mission statement. A mission statement defines the primary purpose and direction of a corporation, what services or products it provides and who would likely be interested in their organization. Likewise, when...

Two Things, Two Things Only

By Francis Frangipane There are so many things to occupy our minds: so many books, so many examples, so many good teachings that deserve our attention, that say, “Here is a truth.” But as I have been serving the Lord these past years, He has led me to seek...

Walking in Eternal Life

By Francis Frangipane God’s end time people will “end time.” What I mean is that, as we near the end of the age, we will increasingly learn how to walk in eternal life, abiding above the boundaries, constraints and the pressures of the realm of time. We’ll...

Beware of the Spirit of Strife

By Francis Frangipane One does not have to do an exhaustive search to become aware of the spirit of strife that is rampant in our world. Our world is just as Jesus forewarned, “nation [has risen] against nation, and kingdom against kingdom” (Matt. 24:7)....

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...