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  • The 60's Were Very Difficult Times In America. ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Nov 20, 2008

    The 60’s were very difficult times in America. Morals were declining rapidly, Vietnam was an unpopular war. Many were advocating free love, drugs, and a sexual revolution. Out of those days of spiritual decay, God raised up a group called the "Jesus People." One man who was saved was Greg Laurie more

  • I ...

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 3, 2008

    Illustration: Pour water on the sponge and the duck. Which one soaks up the water? The sponge or the hard shelled duck? One is open to receive the water and other has a hard shell that reflects the water away. What are you like a sponge, or a hard more

  • Our Hope Is Not In Washington, But Only In ...

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Dec 6, 2008

    Our hope is not in Washington, but only in heaven. The answer is not in the white house, it is not in the school house. The answer more

  • A W Tozer Encouraged People Wanting And Having ...

    Contributed by Richard Francis on Jan 31, 2009

    A W Tozer encouraged people wanting and having a "personal revival" to be seeking God with ALL of their Heart to consider these two points: 1. Get thoroughly dissatisfied with yourself. Complacency is the deadly enemy of spiritual progress. The contented soul is the stagnant soul. When speaking more

  • Quote: "God Chasers Are After The Fresh ...

    Contributed by on May 18, 2008

    QUOTE: “God chasers are after the fresh presence of the Almighty. Sometimes their pursuit raises the eyebrows of the existing church, but usually they lead the church from a place of dryness back into the place of His presence. It’s simply not enough to know about God. We have churches filled more

  • Some Critics Have Scorned The Concept Of A ...

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 20, 2008

    "Some critics have scorned the concept of a Jubilee year as being impossible to implement, however archaeologists have found records of deeds from the late biblical period containing references to it being in operation. The first Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rav Kook, taught that the basis for the more

  • First Step To ...

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008

    First Step to Spiritual Revival The need for turning to God has never been more urgent than today. The latest fads of social Christianity and religious programs have been unable to deliver Americans from their economic concerns, fear of terrorist attacks and moral decline. Many in America have more

  • One Of The Greatest Revivals, The Fulton Street ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Sep 25, 2008

    One of the greatest revivals, the Fulton Street Revival, came during great financial crisis. In 1857, Evangelist Jeremiah Lanphier came to help dying church. He started a prayer meeting with with six people. more

  • Revival Is The Workings Of God.

    Contributed by David Tack on Sep 19, 2010

    Revival is the workings of God. Faithfulness to the ordinary with expectations to the extraordinary should be considered when dealing with the astounding workings of our miraculous God. By ordinary I mean: Bible preaching, prayer, and evangelism are fundamental necessities. Faithfulness in these more

  • Brand New Start  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2010
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    BRAND NEW START An angry newspaper subscriber stormed into the reporter’s office and demanded an apology because he had been mistakenly put in the obituaries. The reporter said, "I never write retractions, but what I will do tomorrow is list you in the birth column and give you a brand new more

  • Frank Boyd On Revival

    Contributed by John Putty on Mar 19, 2011

    FRANK BOYD ON REVIVAL Frank M. Boyd, an early Pentecostal instructor, said, "He expected all the students to be more filled with fire and love and zeal and more filled with the Spirit when they left than when they came. He said that when men had the Word without the Spirit they were often dead more

  • The Cane Ridge Revival

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 23, 2011
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    THE CANE RIDGE REVIVAL One of those great revivals of the American past took place in the late spring and early summer of 1801 at Cane Ridge in central Kentucky. A pastor named Barton Stone, who had been called to serve this little Methodist church by Daniel Boone, decided to call a four-day more

  • It All Started By One Man Wanting To Pray  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 9, 2011
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    IT ALL STARTED BY ONE MAN WANTING TO PRAY In 1857 there was a 46 year old man named Jeremiah Lamphere who lived in New York City. Jeremiah loved the Lord tremendously, but he didn’t feel that he could do much for the Lord until he began to feel a burden for the lost and accepted an invitation more

  • River Of God

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Jun 5, 2011

    RIVER OF GOD Ever since moving to the valley, my eyes have been drawn to the mountains and the river. There’s days in the summer months when I ride my bike to the river, and gaze at the its powerful flow. It’s fascinating for me to watch the river at different stages. Sometimes it looks more

  • D.l. Moody: God Loves Sinners  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2009
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    D.L. MOODY: GOD LOVES SINNERS D.L. Moody was a renowned American preacher back in the mid 1800’s. He went to England where he was introduced to a young preacher named Henry Moorehouse. During their short conversation, Moorehouse said he wanted to go to America. Moody, trying to be polite, more

  • The Need Of A Clarion ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2009

    THE NEED OF A CLARION VOICE Sanders wrote in his epic book Spiritual leadership, "The church has always prospered most when it has been blessed with strong and spiritual leaders who expected and experienced the touch of God in their service. The lack of such men is a symptom of the malaise that more

  • Google: Thinking On A Grand ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2009

    GOOGLE: THINKING ON A GRAND SCALE If I were to ask you to pick a number, any number, what number would you choose? (Pause) How many picked a number between 1 and 100? How about 100 and 1,000? Or maybe you picked an even higher number. Anyone pick a number over one million? If you didn’t, why more

  • Don't Stop Ringing The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 13, 2009

    DON’T STOP RINGING THE BELL Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore seek not to understand that thou mayest believe, but believe that thou mayest understand. Augustine. A man took his son to the tiny rural community where he grew up. He was disappointed to discover that the little more

  • The Salvation Army Was Holding A Convention. ...

    Contributed by Paul Green on Jul 14, 2009

    The Salvation Army was holding a convention. Morale was at an all-time low. The organization had hit rock bottom. They did not know what to do. They sent a telegram to their founding father, William Booth, asking for any advice he could give on how they could get back on their feet. William more

  • I Remember When I Was In My Early Teens, God ...

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 17, 2009

    I remember when I was in my early teens, God settled in on Crestview Baptist Church in Petal, Mississippi with a great demonstration of His power and presence. Bro. Manley Beasley was preaching a revival meeting for us that week. One particular night, God’s presence came in such mighty conviction, more