Out of the Fire
Practical Insights for the Passionate Christian
Lee Ann Rubsam
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These are some of my favorite books. All of them (except a few of Lee Ann's) are available at Amazon.
This is the all-time, must-have prayer manual for intercession. I keep rereading it, and have at least one-third of the book underlined. Every time I read it, I pick up on something new. Recommended by Leonard Ravenhill.
Mr. Bounds lived in the mid-to-later 1800's. I have been greatly inspired by his timeless writings. This is engaging reading. Geared toward the intermediate-to-more advanced intercessor.
Rules of Engagement: Preparing for Your Role in the Spiritual Battle, by Derek Prince
Derek Prince was a pioneer in deliverance ministry and spiritual warfare. This book will help you understand how spiritual warfare is waged in the heavenlies, and what place the Christian prayer warrior plays in it. It is filled with insightful, practical teaching for the Christian who is determined to go after God at all costs and finish his or her race well in the war of the ages.
Secrets of a Prayer Warrior, by Derek Prince
A profound read for those who long to be effective in receiving answers to prayer. Mr Prince takes the position that it is not really governmental leaders who rule and reign, but the prayer warriors who govern the affairs of earth through thier prayers. When we put the Lord's glory before all else, we can expect to have every prayer answered. This ia a very practical, biblical approach to prayer. I was thrilled with what I learned.
The Master Is Calling, by Lynne Hammond
I could have put this one either in the Intercession or Hearing God category. Mrs. Hammond leads us into the wonderful adventure of prophetic prayer that flows naturally out of intimate time in the Lord's Presence. Read my review for more details.
Needless Casualties of War, by John Paul Jackson
An absolute must-read for every intercessor, this book explains the do's and don'ts of engaging in spiritual warfare. Although we sometimes tend to think that we are safe in what we don't know, the devil has no mercy on our ignorance. This book goes against the grain of much of current popular teaching on spiritual warfare, but it is a much-needed balance to the subject.
Rees Howells: Intercessor, by Norman Grubb
Rees Howells' intercessory ministry spanned the two World Wars. The prayers offered up by Mr. Howells and his band of intercessors turned the course of World War 2 and ushered in the reestablishment of Israel as a nation. This is his story, along with his philosophy of prayer, healing, and faith for finances. There is much for every intercessor to learn from Rees Howells' life.
The Intercession of Rees Howells, by Doris M. Ruscoe
Written by one of Rees Howells' close associates and fellow intercessors, this book, although not as lengthy as the Norman Grubb version, gives greater detail to the teachings of Mr. Howells. Of the two, this one was my favorite, although both are essential reading.
The Intercessor Manual, by Lee Ann Rubsam
Drawn from Lee Ann's life-experiences as an intercessor, this book provides answers to many of the questions God's prayer warriors struggle with and wonder about. The Intercessor Manual is a practical guide for intercessors at any level of maturity, and includes topics such as:
The Beginning Intercessor, by Lee Ann Rubsam
This is just what it says -- an easy-read booklet for those who are just beginning the intercession journey (although the seasoned intercessor may learn a thing or two as well). See further details at our site.
House of Prayer ~ House of Power, by Lee Ann Rubsam
This manual is designed for intercessor leaders and those who desire to start a prayer group in their home or church. The first part gives practical how-to's for getting started, maintaining a successful group, and passing on leadership skills to others. The second part is an outline of ready-made teachings on intercession. See further details at our site.
The Prophetic Gifts
A detailed, very balanced explanation of what we should expect in the prophetic, along with cautions about unbiblical supernatural experiences.
This is a wonderful book! Honestly, one of the best parts is where Mr. Goll, a nationally-known prophet, comments that he was not a seer/prophet from birth. He acquired his gifts by diligently seeking the Lord for them. There is hope for every one of us average types!
Dream Language: The Prophetic Power of Dreams, by James and Michal Ann Goll
This book deals extensively with dreams and has a dream dictionary at the end, but it also imparts much wisdom about any form of revelation and how to handle your prophetic gifts well. See my review for a more detailed explanation.
Joy Dawson is a woman of great wisdom with a practical, down-to-earth style of explaining hearing God, holiness, obedience to His voice, and intimacy with Him.
Experiencing God, by Henry Blackaby
Mr. Blackaby explains relationship with God in a very simple, yet profound style. A good beginners' guide to developing intimacy with the Lord, yet not limited to just the new believer. This is a great book for a home Bible study group, flexible enough to bring nonbelievers to an understanding of being born again or to help new-to-intermediate believers grow in their faith. There is something for everyone here!
Hotline to Heaven: Hearing the Voice of God, by Lee Ann Rubsam
I really want you to read the Henry Blackaby and Joy Dawson books, but if you are eager to get started, this booklet is full of just what you need to begin hearing God. Very practical and detailed. See further details at our site.
I have to confess, I was never one to get into the "Word of Faith" movement. Like many others, I was turned off by excesses that I saw. My husband encouraged me to read this book, and what I found was balanced, biblical teaching on our authority in Christ. Mr. Hagin himself did not subscribe to the errors of some teachers in the Word of Faith movement, and spoke out against wrong faith teaching in his later years. I have come to deeply respect this man of God, and I have learned so much from him! This book, along with The Name of Jesus, are essential reading for every believer.
The Name of Jesus, by Kenneth E. Hagin
This book gave me a much deeper understanding of the authority we have available to us in the Name of Jesus. The Believer's Authority and this book, in my opinion, are essential reading for any Christian who wants to walk in the power-filled life Jesus intended for His Church.
I feel inspired and spurred on to greater faith every time I read Mr. Lake. He was a man of great faith, great compassion, and great authority in the Spirit. This is the exhaustive compilation of his sermons and writings.
The exhaustive compilation of Mr. Wigglesworth's preaching. Smith Wiggleworth is often called the Apostle of Faith, and, along with John G. Lake, was a forerunner of the modern faith movement.
Ever Increasing Faith, by Smith Wigglesworth
A much smaller sampling of Wigglesworth's teaching, for those who don't have the time or inclination to read the 1,000+ page book!
How to Heal the Sick, by Charles and Frances Hunter
The Hunters give us a practical, how-to book for healing the sick. Their writing is style is fun and full of anecdotes, while giving us details of varieties of ways to get people healed. You will walk away from this book with confidence that anyone can move in the healing gifts -- even you.
Remarkable Miracles, by G. C. Bevington
G. C. Bevington was a backwoods preacher in the early 1900's. He was a marvelous man of prayer, faith, and healing. This is his autobiography. Because of his style of writing, it takes a couple of chapters to get into the book, but if you persevere, you will find his book to be a treasure.