We can never come to know God deeply with shallow conversation. Intimacy with Him requires development and cultivation. The deepest working of the Holy Spirit (http://dennisburkeministries.org/books/Yielding-to-the-Holy-Spirit) comes during the time spent alone in His presence. When we set t ..
Proverbs 2:1-5 gives us sound guidance that will bring us into an intimate fellowship with the Lord. "My son, if you will receive my sayings, and treasure my commandments within you, make your ear attentive to wisdom, incline your heart to understanding; for if you cry for discernment, lift your ..
Proverbs 3:6 says: "In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths" (AMP). As we seek to know the Lord, we will find the direction we need. The Living Bible says it this way: "In everything you do, put God first, and He will d ..
I have friends whom I have come to know well. I like them, but I know that if I ever wanted them to be at my house at 7 p.m., they would be late. My lack of faith (http://dennisburkeministries.org/cds/Get-Undefeatable-Faith) in their being on time is based on my knowledge (http://dennisburkemini ..
It is not the Lord's desire for His people to live under the fear and pressure of financial (http://dennisburkeministries.org/cds/Secrets-to-Financial-Freedom) and economic crisis. The fear of what the future holds has caused many to experience fatalistic depression instead of joy. The fear of f ..
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 ..