A Great Revival
When Jonathan Edwards began preaching in Northampton, Massachusetts, in 1734, the moral conditions of that colony and throughout the British settlements were at an extreme low. The New England that was to be a “city on the hill” had become materialistic, the strict Puritan teachings no longer followed. From the pulpit, Edwards stressed the importance […]
The Glory of No Room - #6762
Saturated, stuffed, consumed with the Holy Spirit. That's a Spirit takeover, and that's the culminating experience of the Christian life. It's funny we start with no room for Christ in our life; then we make room for Him. We let Him in, and as we grow we finally get restless with spiritual mediocrity and sameness. And then we say, "Lord, would You make me so there's no room for anything but You in every corner of my life?"
Restless For the Gold - #6707
Revival - that's the spiritual gold that every healthy Christian is hungry for. It's that extraordinary, powerful, transforming visit of the Holy Spirit above and beyond our normal relationship with Him. That extra visit that gives a generation a taste of all God can do. I want revival.
Where Do I Start Cleaning? - #6696
The history of revival throughout the church tells us that whenever God's people start hating the sin in their own lives, tens of thousands of people start finding Christ. So, where do I start cleaning with the mess inside my own heart?
Charles Grandison Finney: Father of American Revivalism | Christian History Institute
Like him or loath him, no one can deny Finney’s influence on revival thinking. From Christian History magazine.
Heavenly Comet | Christian History Institute
As George Whitefield blazed across England, Scotland, and America, his dramatic preaching caused excitement bordering on panic. From Christian History magazine
Holiness Fire-Starter | Christian History Institute
Transformed by her child’s fiery death, Phoebe Palmer lit the flames of revival on two continents from the pages of Christian History magazine.
True Woman: Two Wedding Rings in the Offering Plate
A precious sister came up, trembling. She had been prompted to do something, and she had prayed and prayed about it, and the Lord kept impressing her heart about it. She went to her husband, thinking he would disagree but, “he agreed with the Holy Spirit!” She then removed her large wedding ring and said that she wanted to give it to meet the needs of the homeless.
True Woman: God's On the Move in Little Rock . . .
The Lord graciously awakened our church two weeks ago . . . and we will never be the same.
True Woman: Keller, DeMoss, and Hansen on “Revival: A Gorgeous Thing”
“It had been too long since I’d heard that God wanted to do more.”