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ARE YOU PRAYING FOR REVIVAL?

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We have said the only hope for America and the world is revival.  Our churches have so little life.   Why is there no real conviction of sin?  What are we doing about it?

Revival will not come by wishing, sighing, or whining?

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Are you willing to respond in prayer?  Are you willing to personally seek God for revival?  It is time to pray!

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"Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground:  for it is time to seek the Lord, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.  (Hosea 10:12)

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If you mean to break up the fallow ground of your heart, you must begin by looking closely at your own life.  Examine and note the state of your walk with God.  Don't play games. 

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Do not be in a hurry.  Begin to take inventory.  Write down on a sheet of paper those sins that so easily beset you from running the race. 

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Then seek God in prayer and believe for a cleansing.  Let the Holy Spirit begin to do a work in your heart.  Remember, God's voice is a "still small voice," and is not the nagging, scolding, badgering, and accusations which one receives from the devil.   

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Sins of Omission

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1. Unthankfulness How many blessings from God have you received which you have not thanked Him for?

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2. Love For God Grown Cold Think of how you would feel if your loved ones never had any affection for you.

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Neglect of Scriptures Do you read the Bible daily?  Is the daily newspaper, TV, and others things keeping you from reading His Word each day?

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4. Unbelief Have you charged God with not caring?

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5. Neglect of prayer Think of the times you have neglected secret prayer, family prayer, and prayer meeting?

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6. Neglect of church attendance Do you attend church faithfully? 

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7. Coldness in service Have you allowed yourself to grow weary in well doing?  Is your service to Christ a duty or do you serve with love?

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8. Soul Burden How compassionate are you for the lost?  Do you pray daily for souls to be saved?  When is the last time you witnessed to someone about Jesus?

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9. Devotional life Do you talk to God each day in prayer and meditate upon His Word?

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10. Neglect of fellowship with the godly Are you more interested in the fellowship of the world?  Do TV, ball games, and activities come before church and prayer meetings?

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11. Neglect of self-denial Is the Kingdom of God more important than anything else?

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Sins of Commission

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1.Worldly Minded1 John 2:15 "Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him."

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2. Pride1 John 2:16 "For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world."

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3. Envy Proverbs 27:4 "Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous, but who is able to stand before envy?"

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4. Lust Matthew 5:28 "But I say unto you.  That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart."

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5.Judgments Matthew 7:1-2 "Judge not, that ye be not judged.  For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again."

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6.Criticism Philippians 2:14 "Do all things without murmurings and disputings."

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7.Joking Ephesians 6:4 "Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient but rather giving of thanks."

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8. Lying Colossians 3:9 "Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds."

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9. Cheating 1 Thessalonians 4:6 "That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified."

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10. Hypocrisy Luke 6:42 "Either how canst thou say to thy brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in thine eye, when thou thyself beholdest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thine own eye, and then shalt thou see clearly to pull out the mote that is in thy brother's eye."

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11. Robbing God Malachi 3:8 "Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me.  But ye say, wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings."

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12. Anger Ephesians 4:31 "Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice."

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13.  Hindering Others From Being Useful Luke 11:52 "Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered."

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14. Unforgiveness Mark 11:26" But if ye do not forgive, neither will you Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses."

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Revival is nothing else than a new beginning of obedience to God.

  • The steps include:

  • Deep repentance,

  • Breaking of hardness of heart,

  • Humbling of self,

  • Forsaking of sin.

"Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee?"

(Psalms 85:6)

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