That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh.
Romans 9:2-3 When I am not broken-hearted over souls on their way to hell, I need revival. Think about the magnitude of what Paul is saying in Romans 9. His burden for his
For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
John 12:43 When I strive more for the approval of the world than for the approval of God, I need revival. It is no secret that most people want to blend in with society. No one wants to be considered “weird” or “strange” by their peers. There are certainly exceptions, b
I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.
Psalm 122:1 When I lose the delight and desire for church services, I need revival. It is an undisputed fact that many Christian young people in our churches today do not enjoy being there. They would rather be playing basketball, playing video games, or even
Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled. Titus 1:15 When I take a light-hearted view of sin, I need revival. I grew up with many kids who came from the same background as I did. They had good parents who loved them and sacrificed niceties so they could attend a solid Christian school. They sat beside me in Sunday school, and they were in church with me a
Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.
James 4:7 When I persist in known sin, I need revival. Let me ask you a few hard-hitting questions. Do you look at things on the internet that you know are not pleasing to God? Do you w
If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth. 1 John 1:6 When my soul does not long for times of rich fellowship with God in prayer and His Word, I need revival. Was there ever a place in your life that you couldn’t wait to go? I remember it being that way with going to my grandparents’ house when I was young. My grandpare
And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
Mark 12:30 When my delight and desire for the Lord is not as great as my desire for someone or something else, I need revival. Have you ever been to a basketball game that came down to
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
Matthew 5:6 When I don’t hunger and thirst after righteousness, I need revival. Many of us enjoy eating – some more obviously than others. I think that even if we did not have to eat to stay alive, we would do it just because we enjoy the taste of most food and the