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All revival begins, and continues, in the prayer meeting. Some have also called prayer the “great fruit of revival.” In times of revival, thousands may be found on their knees for hours, lifting up their heartfelt cries, with thanksgiving, to heaven.

All revival begins, and continues, in the prayer meeting. Some have also called prayer the "great fruit of revival." In times of revival, thousands may be found on their knees for hours, lifting up their heartfelt cries, with thanksgiving, to heaven.

Reference:   Revival Scenes, Revival Commentary, v. 1, n. 1.


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When Holy God draws near in true revival, people come under terrible conviction of sin. The outstanding feature of spiritual awakening has been the profound consciousness of the Presence and holiness of God.

When Holy God draws near in true revival, people come under terrible conviction of sin. The outstanding feature of spiritual awakening has been the profound consciousness of the Presence and holiness of God.

Reference:   Revival Scenes, Revival Commentary, v. 1, n. 1.


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During true revival, thousands of lost people are suddenly swept into the Kingdom of God.  Scenes of the lost coming to the Savior in great, and unprecedented numbers, are common.

During true revival, thousands of lost people are suddenly swept into the Kingdom of God.  Scenes of the lost coming to the Savior in great, and unprecedented numbers, are common.

Reference:   Revival Scenes, Revival Commentary, v. 1, n. 1.


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Powerful preaching is a hallmark of true revival. Revival preachers demonstrate their commitment to the authority and sufficiency of the Scriptures, with bold, urgent, and uncompromising preaching, as they set before God’s people the way of life and death. Powerful, Spirit-filled sermons concerning sin, Christ and the cross penetrate the hearts of the saved and lost alike with the realities of eternity.

Powerful preaching is a hallmark of true revival. Revival preachers demonstrate their commitment to the authority and sufficiency of the Scriptures, with bold, urgent, and uncompromising preaching, as they set before God’s people the way of life and death. Powerful, Spirit-filled sermons concerning sin, Christ and the cross penetrate the hearts of the saved and lost alike with the realities of eternity.

Reference:   Revival Scenes, Revival Commentary, v. 1, n. 1.