"... I heard footsteps coming down the corridor toward my [hospital] room. I looked toward the door to see who it was, because it was only 6:30 -- too early for visitors. Someone dressed in white came through the door and at first I supposed it was a nurse. "As I looked closer, I saw it was Jesus! It seemed as if my hair stood on end. Cold chill bumps popped out all over my body, and I couldn't say a word. "Jesus approached my bed and sat down on a chair. He was robed in white and had some sort of sandals on." This is how Rev. Kenneth E. Hagin describes the beginning of his sixth major vision of Jesus Christ -- an encounter in 1959 that lasted nearly an hour and a half. Rev. Hagin describes in fascinating detail all of his major visions of Jesus in the book I Believe in Visions. These visions have dramatically influenced Rev. Hagin's more than sixty years of ministry. In this book you will also discover: How God raised Rev. Hagin from a deathbed, Why the word "if" is the badge of doubt, How Satan influences lives today, In-depth details of other visitations from the Lord. Book jacket.
Tariq Ramadan is very much a public figure, named one of Time magazine's most important innovators of the twenty-first century. He is among the leading Islamic thinkers in the West, with a large following around the world. But he has also been a lightning rod for controversy. Indeed, in 2004, Ramadan was prevented from entering the U.S. by the Bush administration and despite two appeals, supported by organizations like the American Academy of Religion and the ACLU, he was barred from the country until spring of 2010, when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton finally lifted the ban. In What I Believe, Ramadan attempts to set the record straight, laying out the basic ideas he stands for in clear...
"My Dream of Heaven]]captures Biblical truths with emotional impressions." - Rev. Billy Graham Facing Death and the Life After This nineteenth century classic inspires the reader with new confidence and excitement about an eternal home and reunion with loved ones gone on before. It contains two missing chapters that have not appeared in print in over 100 years! The words of the author, Rebecca Ruter Springer, set the stage for this classic treasure from the original 1898 version. Within the pages of this little volume lies]] "the hope that it may comfort and uplift some who read, even as it then did, and as its memory ever will do, for me, I submit this imperfect sketch of a most perfect vision." This version includes a forward and afterword from well-known speaker and minister Vicki Jamison-Peterson.
If you were attending a play or baseball game, it would be perfectly acceptable for you to clap. But when it comes to worshipping the Lord, clapping is neither praise nor worship. Clapping is applause.