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 in their being on time is based on my knowledge (http://dennisburkeministries.org/books/Knowing-God-Intimately) of them. It appears t ..
It is not the Lord's desire for His people to live under the fear and pressure of financial and economic crisis. The fear of what the future holds has caused many to experience fatalistic depression instead of joy. The fear of failing health, the dread of divorce, or the mental torment of dreams ..
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 we attain from God’s Word. This is what makes finding wisdom so valuable. The Bible teaches ..
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 (https://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 ..