Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 2, 2021
Revival; renewal, and repentance: They are all the same experience of getting back to first
love-to the love that puts Jesus in the center of life. This is not a rare need, but a constant need,
because we, as Christians, tend to decline.
O Henry tells a short story of the lad who grew up in a small village and sat next to a lovely young
lady so innocent and sweet. He left that village for the big city where he got in with the wrong
crowd and became a thief and a pick pocket. One day as he was working the crowd, doing quite