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BFF Update 11/16/2002

Understanding Genuine Revivals

Revival is both loved and hated, desired and feared. Genuine revival of affections for God are great needed. Some might despise these moments of renewal as excessive and unbiblical. We are not concerned in these pages to criticize the 'off' movements, but instead to seek after a renewed heart for God governed by firm biblical principles.

We need not go far in the Bible to see the many things God says about the renewing of man's affections for Himself. God Himself has shown us the path to revival. He desires to lead us down this path. This might sound oversimplistic, but it is not. Look with us at the very promises God gives us to enable and encourage us to seek Him with all of our hearts.

Actually, you or I can now seek revival. By God's promises the chains of darkness that has snagged our soul can be cut and His light shine in our hearts. Why wouldn't we take this step forward right now? What is holding you back?

New Pages on Revival

"If my people, .... "

2 Chronicles 7:14

Solomon's prayer which initiated the Promise for Revival
2 Chronicles 6-7

God's willingness to promise revival
2 Chronicles 7:12-15

Revival: God's Promise (Part I).
God's means of Restoration
2 Chronicles 7:14

Revival: God's Action Plan (Part II).
God's means of Restoration
2 Chronicles 7:14

Revival: God's Reward (Part III).
God's means of Restoration
2 Chronicles 7:14

But now for a Brief Moment
Ezra 9.8-10

At the heart of revival is the grace of God shown in His precious purposes that intertwine our broken lives with His abounding grace.

Three Steps to Renewal
Psalm 119:25

Step #1: In the Dust
Step #2: Rising in Hope
Step #3: Calling for Revival

Other Revival Materials

Understanding Revival's Cycles
Judges 2:10-19

Chart and explanation of the cycle of Decline and Renewal among God’s people

Call to Revival - Zephaniah
"Gathering Before His Throne"

How did God bring revival to King Josiah through Zephaniah? Full study and questions.

Revival of our soul depends on daily meeting with the Lord. This series teaches us how to meet God fresh each day.

Water Gate Revival
Nehemiah 8.1-12

The Water Gate Revival in Nehemiah's time reveals three signs of revival movements of God. Description of the 1905 Welsh Revival is also included.

Experience True Worship
Nehemiah 9:1-38

"A revival is when God cuts through the excuses and dreams of our false lives with the real facts of life. A real meeting of God always requires us to deal with our personal relationship with God."

Reviving Worship
Nehemiah 10-12

Jerusalem's great revival went beyond mere outward reform. Learn how their inward reform brought real renewal and longing for God.

From Revival to Despair
Psalm 106:10-15

By looking at the steps from revival down to despair, we can be warned of that path and never follow that road.

Revival and the Fear of God in Society
Psalm 78

Think through the historical and cultural relationship of revivals and the fear of God in a society.

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