The knowledge (http://dennisburkeministries.org/books/Knowing-God-Intimately) of God, who He is and what pleases Him, is the longing of every true believer. Throughout the Word of God, it is the person who truly knows God that captivates us and inspires us to new levels of truth. The obedien ..
Proverbs 3:13 says, “Happy is the man who finds wisdom....” The wisdom of God is one of the most precious commodities in existence. Wisdom is what gives us the ability to properly apply the knowledge (http://dennisburkeministries.org/-product-108598/Knowing-God-Intimately) we attain from God’s W ..
Abraham received supernatural hope that he would have a son. Yet, to Abraham's mind and reasoning, all hope of having a son was gone, but the Bible says of him, "Who, contrary to hope, in hope believed" (Romans 4:18). Against natural hope, Abraham chose to believe the hope God set before him ..
"For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope" (Romans 15:4). One goal or purpose for the Scriptures in our lives is to develop and increase (http://dennisburkeministries.org/cds/Creating-an-Atmo ..
Everyone knows God is able to do the miraculous. His ability is not the question. The question is, "How do we get the miraculous to happen for us?" Ephesians 3:20 tells us, "Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in u ..
When the angel of the Lord appeared to Mary announcing that she would conceive and give birth to a son, it was an absolute impossibility. Mary had not yet known a man — she was a virgin. Then how would this happen? And the angel said to Mary, "The Holy Spirit (http://dennisburkeministries. ..
Through meditation the creative ability of God is developed in our hearts. The things God wants to do for us must be conceived in our spirits before they become a reality in our lives. Luke 1:29-35 gives an example of how we can give birth to the Word of God in the earth. In these verses, the an ..
Solomon instructed us to: "Keep them (God's Word) in the midst of your heart" (Proverbs 4:21). The "heart" refers to the spirit, which is recreated at the new birth. We must maintain a regular diet from God's Word (http://dennisburkeministries.org/books/How-to-Meditate-Gods-Word) to keep a s ..
Pictures and images are formed in our spirits from what we continually hear and see. As a result, it is of the utmost importance that we use the Word of God to paint the correct pictures in our hearts and minds. This is the primary reason for the instructions in Proverbs 4:20-21: "My son, give a ..
As believers, we probably don't have trouble seeing ourselves enjoying heaven in the ages to come. You may have even heard other people talk about heaven and perhaps you have visualized what the Bible says about it for yourself. Most of us have some idea of what heaven will be like and we can ea ..