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Turn an Enemy Into a Friend

That is why, for Christ's sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong. —2 Corinthians 12:10

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Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting, committed them to the Lord, in whom they had put their trust. —Acts 14:23

A Mother's Travail

I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded in thee also. —2 Timothy 1:5

Why Do I Have Enemies?

God left him to test him and to know everything that was in his heart. —2 Chronicles 32:31

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Can the friends of the bridegroom mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? But the days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them, and then they will fast. —Matthew 9:15, NKJV

The Circle Is Unbroken

Who shall tell thee words, whereby thou and all thy house shall be saved. —Acts 11:14

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By faith Moses, when he became of age, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter, choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin, esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt; for he looked to the reward. —Hebrews 11:24-26

Nurture Your Garden

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance. —Galatians 5:22-23

God's View of Marriage

Has not the Lord made them one? In flesh and spirit they are his. ... "I hate divorce," says the Lord God of Israel. —Malachi 2:15-16

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Put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt according to the deceitful lusts ... lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin. —Ephesians 4:22; Hebrews 3:13

Use Your Stick

And concerning the tithe of the herd, or of the flock, even of whatsoever passeth under the rod, the tenth shall be holy unto the Lord. —Leviticus 27:32

Things to Be Thankful For

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. —Colossians 3:15

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For I delight in your commands because I love them. I lift up my hands to your commands, which I love, and I meditate on your decrees. —Psalm 119:47-48

The Art of Forgiving and Forgetting

[Love] is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. —1 Corinthians 13:5

God's Ambassadors

Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God. —2 Corinthians 5:20

How to Deal With Meddling

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. —Proverbs 15:1

David Wilkerson and Nicky Cruz

40 Years on the Streets

It was Feb. 28, 1958, when the 26-year-old Pentecostal preacher from rural Pennsylvania disrupted a highly publicized murder trial in New York City

Times Square Church Keeps Growing

This article was orginally published in the May 1996 issue of Charisma.

In Manhattan, David Wilkerson has given the term ‘Broadway revival’ a whole new meaning.

Perhaps God had a better idea when the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar opened 25 years ago in Manhattan at the Mark Hellinger Theatre. Today the ornate Broadway landmark houses a flourishing Pentecostal ministry called Times Square Church (TSC), founded by David Wilkerson in 1987.

“We originally came here to find a holy remnant who would welcome repentance and set an example that people could live a righteous life in the midst of Babylon or Sodom,” Wilkerson says.

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