"... I heard footsteps coming down the corridor toward my [hospital] room. I looked toward the door to see who it was, because it was only 6:30 -- too early for visitors. Someone dressed in white came through the door and at first I supposed it was a nurse. "As I looked closer, I saw it was Jesus! It seemed as if my hair stood on end. Cold chill bumps popped out all over my body, and I couldn't say a word. "Jesus approached my bed and sat down on a chair. He was robed in white and had some sort of sandals on." This is how Rev. Kenneth E. Hagin describes the beginning of his sixth major vision of Jesus Christ -- an encounter in 1959 that lasted nearly an hour and a half. Rev. Hagin describes in fascinating detail all of his major visions of Jesus in the book I Believe in Visions. These visions have dramatically influenced Rev. Hagin's more than sixty years of ministry. In this book you will also discover: How God raised Rev. Hagin from a deathbed, Why the word "if" is the badge of doubt, How Satan influences lives today, In-depth details of other visitations from the Lord. Book jacket.
Rev. Hagin compares stages of spiritual growth to those of physical growth. It will help you locate where you are spiritually and then show you how to grow into the next stage of spiritual development.
In this true account of near-death experiences, we learn about the miracles of the millennium, the return of the Ten Tribes, the building of the New Jerusalem and temple, and many other astonishing events long prophesied in scripture but never before described in such vivid detail. Visions of Glory is a mesmerizing and fascinating read that you will not be able to put down.
The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.
A startling exploration of the history of the most controversial book of the Bible, by the bestselling author of Beyond Belief. Through the bestselling books of Elaine Pagels, thousands of readers have come to know and treasure the suppressed biblical texts known as the Gnostic Gospels. As one of the world's foremost religion scholars, she has been a pioneer in interpreting these books and illuminating their place in the early history of Christianity. Her new book, however, tackles a text that is firmly, dramatically within the New Testament canon: The Book of Revelation, the surreal apocalyptic vision of the end of the world . . . or is it? In this startling and timely book, Pagels returns ...
Thomas Sowell's classic analysis of the opposing visions behind today's ethical and ideological disputes Controversies in politics arise from many sources, but the conflicts that endure for generations or centuries show a remarkably consistent pattern. This revised edition of a classic analyzes the centuries-long debates about the nature of reason, justice, equality, and power. It distinguishes between those with the "constrained" vision, which sees human nature as enduring and self-centered, and the "unconstrained" vision, in which human nature is malleable and perfectible. A Conflict of Visions offers a compelling case that these opposing visions are behind the ethical and ideological disputes of yesterday and today.