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Jim Cymbala Began At The Brooklyn Tabernacle As ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 27, 2000
Summary: Jim Cymbala began at the Brooklyn Tabernacle as an ill-equipped, under-educated, time-strapped preacher who led a second congregation in New Jersey. The Brooklyn church had no money to pay him, a ramshackle building, and barely enough attendance to ...
Category: Stories
based on 165 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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Carlyle Fielding Ste, How Long Will You Limp?: ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Nov 1, 2001
Summary: Carlyle Fielding Ste, How Long Will You Limp?: "Too many churches today are devoid of the Spirit of Pentecost because they are dry and stale, where people are in a stupor; where worship services are wooden and so scripted that they are hollow; wher...
Category: Quotes
based on 109 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Acts 2:1-13
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More God More Power
Shared By: Ralf Bergmann on May 30, 2002
Summary: Lord, send revival in mighty flood-tide; Send streams of blessing to sweep far and wide. Send them engulfing like waves of the sea; Sweep through our lowlands and work mightily. Send the outpourings of God’s Holy rain Send mighty cloud-bursts...
Category: Quotes
based on 39 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Finney Noted This About Obedience And Sacrifice, ...
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Oct 8, 2002
Summary: Finney noted this about obedience and sacrifice, “Revival is nothing more or less than a new obedience to God!”
Category: Quotes
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: 1 Kings 17:8-16
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A.w. Tozer Wrote, "revivals Come Only To Those ...
Shared By: Jim Luthy on Nov 12, 2002
Summary: A.W. Tozer wrote, "Revivals come only to those who want them badly enough. The problem is not to persuade God to fill us, but to want God sufficiently to permit him to do so. The average Christian is so cold and so contented with his wretched cond...
Category: Quotes
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: none
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When David Brainerd Took The Message Of ...
Shared By: Jim Luthy on Nov 16, 2002
Summary: When David Brainerd took the message of redemption to the North American Indians from 1743 to his death at age 29 just four years later, a revival broke out that impacted the Native American community. Baugh writes, "The revival had greatest impact...
Category: Stories
based on 21 ratings
Scripture: 2 Chronicles 7:14
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Sending Churches: The Fund For Theological ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 18, 2006
Summary: Sending Churches: The Fund for Theological Education has underwritten a study of congregations that consistently send people into ministry. In summary, the following are five characteristics of those congregations: · Lay people are in ministry. Th...
Category: Statistics
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Isaiah 43:18-21
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Have You Noticed How Much Praying For Revival ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 8, 2006
Summary: "Have you noticed how much praying for revival has been going on of late - and how little revival has resulted? I believe the problem is that we have been trying to substitute praying for obeying, and it simply will not work. To pray for revival wh...
Category: Quotes
based on 12 ratings
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Scripture: none
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What The Church Needs To-day Is Not More ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 8, 2006
Summary: "What the Church needs to-day is not more machinery or better, not new organizations or more and novel methods, but men whom the Holy Ghost can use -- men of prayer, men mighty in prayer. The Holy Ghost does not flow through methods, but through men...
Category: Quotes
based on 9 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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God The Holy Ghost Calls For Crusaders… How Many ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 9, 2006
Summary: "God the Holy Ghost calls for crusaders… How many ministers would be in church if it were not their job? The answer will be found in the number who never go to the job that is outside." Chadwick, Samuel
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Faith's Supreme Longing Is For The Return Of ...
Shared By: Chris Jordan on Apr 10, 2006
Summary: “Faith’s supreme longing is for the return of the glory that has departed from the sanctuary… If we today could rediscover the virtue in that Name, the victory in that Name, the violence in that Name, we could set this world alight for God.” (Leonar...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Foursquare
Scripture: none
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In 1979 I Was Living In A Town Called Te Aroha In ...
Shared By: Ian Johnson on May 15, 2006
Summary: In 1979 I was living in a town called Te Aroha in New Zealand, We had a wind storm which destroyed many homes- one gust was so strong that it wound the wind meter off the scale (over 200 MPH) no one believed their home would be damaged when they bui...
Category: Stories
based on 9 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Scripture: none
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The Best Way To Revive A Church Is To Build A ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: The best way to revive a church is to build a fire in the pulpit.
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Call To Revival Is Given Not To The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: The call to revival is given not to the unbelieving but to the family of God.
Category: Quotes
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Revival Is Absolutely Essential To Restrain The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 12, 2007
Summary: "Revival is absolutely essential to restrain the righteous anger of God, to restore the conscious awareness of God, and to reveal the gracious activity of God."
Category: Quotes
based on 6 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Perhaps One Of The Most Striking Examples Of The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Perhaps one of the most striking examples of the place of prayer in revival happened in Coleraine in 1859: "A schoolboy in class became so troubled about his soul that the schoolmaster sent him home. An older boy, a Christian, went with him, and bef...
Category: Stories
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Over 100 Years Ago, A Group Of Pastors Assembled ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Over 100 years ago, a group of pastors assembled to choose an evangelist for a city-wide campaign. Almost all of the pastors agreed D.L. Moody should be the evangelist. One pastor objected. He said, “You men make it sound like Mr. Moody has a monopo...
Category: Stories
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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As D. L. Moody Said, "trust In Yourself, And You ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: As D. L. Moody said, "Trust in yourself, and you are doomed to disappointment; trust in your friends, and they will die and leave you; trust in reputation, and some slanderous tongue may blast it; but trust in God, and you are never to be confounded...
Category: Stories
based on 4 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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In 1925, Betty Stam Said: "lord, I Give Up My ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: In 1925, Betty Stam said: "Lord, I give up my own purposes and plans, all my own desires, hopes, and ambitions, and accept Thy will for my life. I give myself, my life, my all utterly to Thee, to be Thine forever. I hand over to Thy keeping all of m...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Tale Is Told Of A Soldier During The Civil ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: The tale is told of a soldier during the Civil War who simply could not make up his mind which side of the conflict he supported. So, he dressed in a blue coat and gray pants, and walked down the center of the battlefield confident of his approval b...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Another Story Is Told Of An Elderly German Woman ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Another story is told of an elderly German woman who, as her village was being entered by an American unit during the final days of the Second World War, she stood in the middle of the street holding a small U.S. flag. Her friends told her she was c...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Wwii Monument - Represents The 16 Million That ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: WWII Monument - represents the 16 million that served in the US Armed forces during WWII. More than 400,000 gave their lives for freedom and in reality, for the deliverance of the Jewish nation of Israel. Ordinary men and women served our country a...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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A Minister Brought Home A 12-year-old Boy Named ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: A minister brought home a 12-year-old boy named Roger. His parents had died from a drug overdose. There was no one to care for Roger, so this couple decided they’d just raise him as if he were one of their own sons. At first it was quite difficult f...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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There Was A Man Who Was Going Skydiving For The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: There was a man who was going skydiving for the very first time. He had taken all the lessons and now it was time for his first solo jump. He leaps out of the plane but he panicked and couldn’t remember how to open his parachute. As he was falling r...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
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Scripture: none
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There Is A Poem Entitled "a Prayer For The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: There is a poem entitled “A Prayer For the Future” quoted by Sir Frances Drake, it said and I quote, Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves, when our dreams have come true because we have dreamed too little, when we arrive saf...
Category: Stories
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Judge Robert Bork, Who Was Nominated For The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Judge Robert Bork, who was nominated for the Supreme by President Ronald Reagan in 1987 wrote a book a few years ago entitled: Slouching towards Gomorrah. In that book Bork says, that the forces of evil are so deeply entrenched that any cultural shi...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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One Day She Was Reading The Newspaper And Came ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: One day she was reading the newspaper and came across an article about the ministry of D.L. Moody and the Revival that was taking place in the United States. Even though she had never heard of him before, she began to pray and ask God to send Moody ...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Gypsy Smith, A British Evangelist, During The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Gypsy Smith, a British Evangelist, during the late 19th Century and early 20th Century said the way to have a revival is to draw a circle around yourself, get down on your knees and pray, Lord send a revival and let it begin inside this circle.
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Revival Came To North China In 1932 In Answer To ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jun 18, 2007
Summary: Revival came to north China in 1932 in answer to several years of prayer. At one point, Norwegian missionary Maria Monsen wondered what good her praying could do. She longed to see God’s river of life flood spiritually dry China. Then she realized t...
Category: Stories
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Our Behavior Should Be An Outward Growth Of Our ...
Shared By: Carl Benge on Jul 2, 2007
Summary: Our behavior should be an outward growth of our love of God. It is the soil in which our spiritual fruits are planted. The Holy Spirit is the fertilizer that makes our fruits grow and prosper. (Pastor Carl K.Benge
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Methodist