Chasing the Beautiful God

Revelation from the search for joy in the beauty of God

What is the House of Prayer?

Many people, when they hear about the House of Prayer think: “oh it’s a house where people pray. It’s a place where people pray. Their core ministry is prayer, that’s their part to play in the Kingdom.” Continue reading “What is the House of Prayer?”

Eat the scroll – the sword of the Spirit, the Word of God!

…the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Ephesians 6:17

The book of Ephesians describes the Word of God as a sword in the hands of believers to bring the power of Holy Spirit to bare against forces of darkness. Continue reading “Eat the scroll – the sword of the Spirit, the Word of God!”

The beauty of this Man

Easter, it’s not about a tradition, it’s not a ritual, it has nothing to do with a rabbit who hides eggs and very little to do with chocolate. It’s about a Man with a beautiful heart and His story of furious love for people.

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What Obama’s presidency says about the importance of prayer

I watched this documentary the other day: . It  follows the lives of former US president, Barak Obama, and three of his closest foreign policy aides during their final year in the White House. It’s a fascinating insight into what goes on in the halls of power of the most powerful nation on earth in our time.

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‘The why’ behind ‘the what’ (Inspiration for your secret place/quiet time)

A regular quiet time/secret place is something we know, as followers of Jesus, is important. Half an hour to an hour a day we’ve been told is what we should do.

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The Song Jesus Sings – Book Synopsis

The Song Jesus Sings: A journey into the heart of God through the Song of Songs

God is up to something across the earth today. He’s moving on a scale never seen before.

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Your prophetic calling

Mike Bickle regularly tells a story from when he was 27 years old. It was May 1983 and during a season of sustained prayer and fasting the Lord spoke to him and said, “Do 24 hour prayer in the spirit of the tabernacle of David.”

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The beauty of the Cross

And He said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”Luke 9:23

I suspect very often Christians read this verse and feel it as a burdensome, worrying command. Yet it’s not meant to be. It’s meant to be a joyful invitation to encounter the beautiful power of God breaking into the world through your life.

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A greater vision for joy (practical)


So it’s all good and well to catch a vision but a vision without practice doesn’t go anywhere or lead to anything. So how does one go after a vision to be filled with the joy of knowing God? Here are four practical steps from my own life.

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