Revival -The act or an instance of reviving.2.The condition of being revived. A time of reawakened interest in religion.

2A meeting or series of meetings for the purpose of reawakening religious faith, often characterized by impassioned preaching and public testimony.

Revival study: Ancient revivals 1. 1 kings 18:39 And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, The LORD, he is the God; the LORD, he is the God. 2. 2 chron 30:11 Nevertheless divers of Asher and Manasseh and of Zebulun humbled themselves, and came to Jerusalem. 3. Exra 10:1 Now when Ezra had prayed, and when he had confessed, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there assembled unto him out of Israel a very great congregation of men and women and children: for the people wept very sore. 4. Luke 3:10 And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then? (the proclamation of John the Baptist) 5. John 4:39 And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever I did. (Jesus at Samaria) 6. Acts 2:41,8:6, 9:35, 11:21, 13:48, 18:8, 19:18 7. Isiaha 35 (The return of the redeemed to Zion. pg 770) (planning) James 4:15 For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that. Revival sought 1. Psalm 51:12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. 2. Psalm 51:13 Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; and sinners shall be converted unto thee. 3. Psalm 80:7 Turn us again, O God of hosts, and cause thy face to shine; and we shall be saved. 4. Psalm 85:6 Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee? 5. Isa 32:15 Until the spirit be poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness be a fruitful field, and the fruitful field be counted for a forest.
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6. Hab 3:2 O LORD, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O LORD, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy. (growth) 2 Peter 3:18 But grow (To increase in size by a natural process.) in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen. Preparing for 1. Gen 35:2 Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and be clean, and change your garments: 2. Jos 24:14 Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the LORD. 3. 1 Samuel 7:3 And Samuel spake unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye do return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth (alse goddesses in the Canaanite religion, usually related to fertility cult) from among you, and prepare your hearts unto the LORD, and serve him only: and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines. 4. 1 Kings 15:12 And he took away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made. 5. 2 kings 3:2 And he wrought evil in the sight of the LORD; but not like his father, and like his mother: for he put away the image of Baal that his father had made. 6. 2 Kings 23:24 Moreover the workers with familiar spirits, and the wizards, and the images, and the idols, and all the abominations that were spied in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, did Josiah put away, that he might perform the words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of the LORD. 7. 2 Chron 15:8 And when Asa heard these words, and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, he took courage, and put away the abominable (any detestable thing) idols out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the cities which he had taken from mount Ephraim, and renewed the altar of the LORD, that was before the porch of the LORD.