Corporate revival, in the biblical and historical sense, is a precious term that ought to be reserved for those “divine moments” when there is a supernatural outpouring of God’s Spirit on His people that cannot be explained in any human terms. The fact that a lot of people are talking about “revival” doesn’t mean that […]
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Awakening Your Appetite for God
The birthplace of Christian fasting1 is homesickness for God. In the summer of 1967, I had been in love with Noël for a whole year. If you had told me then that we would have to wait another year and a half to marry, I would have protested firmly. For us, it seemed, the sooner […]
What Happens in Revival?
God has been described as “one pent-up revival.”1 When saints live in the reviving power of God’s presence, the world takes note that there is a God, we have been with Him, and His name is Jesus. Revival is God’s self-disclosure. It speaks of a Savior who yearns to dwell in the midst of His […]
I Walked Into a Jesus Revolution
The Vietnam War was raging. American young people went over to Vietnam and didn’t come back, including friends of mine. Some went over and came back so disillusioned by what they saw that they got involved in drugs. Millions were denying traditional moral values, and the sexual revolution was in full swing. Young people were […]