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Revival

14 Jul

Great Article by a good brother in Christ.

Striving To Be A Servant Of Christ

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Many christian groups put on “Revivals” every year. They invite someone to preach heart wrenching lessons that beg the sinner to convert to Christianity and profess their faith in Jesus.They invite their friends, neighbors, family, and anyone else who is not a Christian or doesn’t go to their church. While these events are effective at reaching out to the lost they are not revivals. Have we become so complacent with our Christianity that we assume that revival must only apply to the lost? According to Merriam-Webster, to revive means “to make (someone or something) strong, healthy, or active again.” How can you do something “again” that has never been done before? By definition you can’t! Call them Gospel Meetings, Lectureships, Evangelism Meetings or any combination of the three but do pretend it is something it is not. A revival is directed to Christians. A revival is intended to restore what…

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Posted by on July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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  1. Eugene Adkins

    July 14, 2014 at 1:33 PM

    I have found myself wishing several times, and often making my wishes known, that many congregations would have more revivals and less “gospel meetings” due to the needed nature, when and if it’s understood. Many people are afraid to even use the term revival because it sounds “to denominational” but it’s biblical; and plus, if we quit using everything that denominations use we would be left with nothing.

    Thanks for passing along the article.

     

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