Category Archives: Revival

Loving Christ’s Church

How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD of hosts! My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. Even the sparrow finds a home, and the … Continue reading

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Restore Us, O God (Remix)

Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be saved! – Psalm 80:3 Enemies have invaded and ravaged the church collectively and each of us individually.  We need God to restore us, to turn us again to himself.  … Continue reading

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Restore Us, O God

Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be saved! – Psalm 80:3 Three times with slight variations we read this refrain in Psalm 80.  What a great prayer for us to pray.  How much we need this … Continue reading

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Praying Together: Examples

In recents posts I have considered God’s expectation that we would pray together, as well as our excuses for not praying together.  As God expects his people to pray together, so we see God’s people praying together throughout the Bible … Continue reading

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Drifting Heart

As I was preparing for my last class on the Great Awakening, I came across 25 evidences of a drifting heart in need of revival.  These are slightly adapted from Richard Owen Roberts’s book, Revival.  For further elaboration of each point, I recommend … Continue reading

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Revival Lessons

Just attended a seminar  by Jeff VanGoethem on the Welsh Revival and the Layman’s Prayer Revival.  Here are a few takehome thoughts: We ought to be seeking a deepening relationship with God.  Too often we are seeking success as defined … Continue reading

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Lukewarm Coffee

I have come to like coffee – when it is hot.  Lukewarm coffee makes me want to, well, spew it back out. Have you ever thought about what happens when someone orders coffee at a restaurant?  The coffee comes hot … Continue reading

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Sick Church

In Revelation 3:14-22, Jesus addresses a sick church.  The Creator of the world gives a certain and true diagnosis, and faithful counsel for needed healing.  His words were originally directed at the church of Laodicea.  Might his words describe our … Continue reading

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Fellowship with my Wood Stove

Winter is quickly coming and with it comes the cold.  Soon my wood stove will be full of burning wood to keep our home warm.  The wood stove is in the living room.  My office is the farthest room away.  … Continue reading

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Driftwood

This summer I picked up a piece of driftwood from the beach.  I wonder how long it was drifting in the water before it washed up on shore.  Was it days, weeks, months, that it drifted, carried along by the … Continue reading

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