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  • Living A Life Of Holiness

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Jun 15, 2016
     | 3,325 views

    Many of us here have struggled and continue to struggle with a holiness-deficiency. Holiness demands our separation from the world and sin to live a life of purity before and for our Creator.

    Opening illustration: A California driver’s license examiner told about a teenager who had just driven an almost perfect test. “He made his only mistake,” said the examiner, “when he stopped to let me out of the car. After breathing a sigh of relief, the boy exclaimed, ...read more

  • Revive Me

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,692 views

    People want blessings. They want renewal. But they are not often so willing to obey and to praise God who gives it to them. That’s why, sometimes, meetings that tell you how to be renewed and be filled in the Holy Spirit are packed to the doors ...

    Opening illustration: I expect that if I were to ask you, ‘Why do you come to ‘The Well’ every week?’, many of you would answer, “I come to worship God and be fed with His Word … I want to hear the good news and grow in fellowship with other folks in the body of ...read more

  • Walk In The Spirit

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,352 views

    Living by the dictates of the flesh are only going to get us to death row. If and when our lives are dictated by Christ, it becomes evident to all that we are walking in the Spirit. Are you?

    Opening Illustration: A radical change is expected and required when a person comes to faith in Jesus Christ. When no change becomes apparent, we begin to wonder if there has been a genuine conversion or if the one who was truly saved understands God’s Word concerning sanctification and ...read more

  • Molded By God

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,219 views

    We may share in his creative work through faith, or we may forget the power of his shaping hands and look to our own ingenuity, our own capacity to market and manage our Christian fellowship. The security of God's people lies only in the Potter's Hand.

    Opening illustration: I read a story of a woman on vacation that was shopping in the finest stores. One day she saw the most beautiful cup she had ever seen. She went in bought the cup and every day she would take the cup out and admire it. She would even talk to the cup and say, ...read more

  • Flight To Egypt

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,133 views

    How do you respond to Christ the King Who is the fulfillment of the ages? Like Herod, and all Jerusalem with him, do you hate Him and fear Him? Or, like the shepherds and magi’s, do you bow down before Him and worship Him?

    Opening illustration: A young boy desperately wanted a bicycle for Christmas, so he asked his parents for the bike; His parents wanted to teach him the importance of prayer, so they suggested the young boy should write a letter to Jesus and pray for one instead." Not pleased with the response of ...read more

  • Vision 2016: Spurring A Prophetic Culture

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,186 views

    I will not hesitate to declare with the turn of 2016: "These are the beginning of the days of a great harvest!" It is time for us to grab it and run. God still speaks today! Are you listening? Are you willing to take action for 2016.

    Are you listening? God still speaks today! Are you listening? What are you hearing? Deuteronomy 8:3 states, "He humbled you and let you suffer hunger, and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you know that man does not live by bread alone; ...read more

  • Battling Distractions

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,674 views

    When we battle distractions in our life, we must position our focus on Christ who also takes all our worries and troubles. Let us bring ourselves to Him.

    Opening illustration: Every day I drive the same highway to and from the office, and every day I see an alarming number of distracted drivers. Usually they’re talking on the phone or texting, but I have also seen people reading the newspaper, putting on makeup, and eating a bowl of cereal ...read more

  • Brokenness

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,875 views

    Are we truly a broken people with a contrite heart? We just can’t move forward in revival till we come to that place of brokenness in our lives. The simple equation is no brokenness, no revival.

    Illustration: In the latter part of the 20th century, my wife Maureena and I would covertly minister to a group of young ladies in the jabels of the Arabian Peninsula who displayed immense boldness to live out Christ through their lives daily. Some of them were nurses and a few were teachers ...read more

  • Back From The Dead

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,176 views

    All glory for our change goes to God. He provided us with salvation. We do not need to do good works to merit salvation, but we should do good works because we have received salvation. This is God’s plan for every believer.

    Opening illustration: Can a man be officially alive after being declared legally dead? That question became international news when a man from Ohio showed up in good health after being reported missing more than 25 years earlier. At the time of his disappearance he had been unemployed, addicted, ...read more

  • Imitating Christ’s Humility

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,715 views

    We'll have unity when we have humility, we'll have humility when we do like Christ did, and we come all the way down. I hope that every time you read that passage you'll not only think about Christ but you'll compare yourself to the standard because ...

    Opening illustration: Bill, a college student, was a new Christian. According to author Rebecca Manley Pippert, one Sunday he visited a church near campus. He walked in barefoot and was wearing a T-shirt and jeans. The service had already started, so he walked down the aisle looking for a seat. ...read more

  • Passion: A Hunger And Thirst For God

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,812 views

    What determines our relationship with Him is whether we become bitter or crave for Him more than ever knowing our entire life dependence is on Christ our Lord and King. This craving is just the advent of revival of our lives.

    Opening illustration: A shepherd, who had spent many years with flocks on the hills of Scotland, asked me if I had ever seen a sheep eat while lying down. When I confessed that I had not, he told me that no one had ever seen a sheep eat in that position. “If a sheep is lying down,” he ...read more

  • What If Fear Wasn’t Holding You Back?

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,544 views

    Overcoming our fears is not about us … it’s all about Him. It’s all about whether you will allow God to be more than enough for you! If you will, then you can cast your fears behind you and in freedom become all that God desires you to be!

    How do we overcome the fear that is holding us back? Let’s face it, fear impacts us all. We all have things that create fear within us. But, when these fears hold us back and keep us from becoming the people God would have us be, it’s time to throw them off. Key Verse: Hebrews 12:1 ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,569 views

    If you don’t consistently spend time alone with God in His Word and in prayer, you don’t have a walk with God! If you don’t have a walk with God, you will not be able to stand alone as Noah did. You will be more conformed to this evil world than you ...

    Opening Illustration: According to an African fable, four fingers and a thumb lived together on a hand. They were inseparable friends. One day, they noticed a gold ring lying next to them and conspired to take it. The thumb said it would be wrong to steal the ring, but the four fingers called him a ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,764 views

    Are you going to take the effort to listen to God? How has your faith panned out for God? Will you step out even when God tests your faith by making the most difficult sacrifices in your life? Do you obey God at every level?

    Opening Illustration: Narrate the story of our call to the USA as missionaries. Introduction: The Lord's call for Abram to journey to the Promised Land is often equated with a call to missionary service. For the missionary, there is a sense where God has called them from the ease and security of ...read more

  • What Is Your Calling? (Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,169 views

    We also receive our call at just the right time. How often do we rush into something and end up failing because we ran ahead of God? How many times have we decided to go in a different direction because we did not have the patience to wait for him?

    Opening Illustration: The struggle I had with my personal calling - • I knew I had a call upon my life since childhood but was running from it because I saw that there was nothing lucrative in it for me or my family … it meant the cross and suffering … I wasn’t ...read more