Forgiving Ourselves

From the archives of Evelyn Roberts When I was growing up, there were people in our church who went to the altar for salvation every time someone came to town to conduct a revival service. Why? Because they believed they had “backslidden” in their relationship with...

Faith Holds Out a Hand

From the archives of Oral Roberts A friend said to me, “Oral, sometimes I think people believe in Coke machines more than they believe in God.” “What do you mean?” I asked. “Well, we put our coins into the Coke machine and reach for a Coke,” he said. “But we ask God...

They Saw the Lord

Richard Roberts – Third of three parts There once was a great preacher who had really known the Lord Jesus, had drawn great crowds, and had led many sinners to the Lord. Then something happened that can happen to all preachers. (You know, preachers are human and...

Hero of Heroes

Richard Roberts – Second of three parts The anointing of the Holy Spirit came upon me while I was a student at ORU. It has grown, and it’s going to continue to grow because I’ve got to continually have more of God’s anointing to carry out His call on my life. When I...

When Your Heroes Vanish

Richard Roberts – First of three parts I met Him while I was a student at Oral Roberts University. I’d had my eyes on other heroes, and I had gone to another university to learn to be like them. Somehow in the back of my mind I knew that God was calling me, but I...