What Is Revival?

by Jonathan Laurie on Feb 19, 2023

Sermon Notes

Is our world ready for a Revival? Is the state of  our society worse now than ever, or are you just becoming more aware of the tragedies around you. Regardless, God is doing something in 2023, make no mistake about it.


  • It’s been said that revival is when God gets so sick and tired of being misrepresented He shows up Himself!
  • Revival –Latin revivereRe (back)Vivere (life)
  • Fervency
  • Revival in the life of the believer will show itself through fervency, which is a passionate, enthusiastic, joyful pursuit of God.
  • It’s the way you show up to church.
  • Are you coming with expectation, are you coming prepared, are you coming with a hunger for the things of God?
  • Biblical Literacy
  • Understanding, Learning, education, schooling, EDIFICATION.
  • These things will increase in the life of the believer when they have experienced true spiritual revival.
  • Jude 8 describes heretical teachers as “hidden reefs” lurking among the believers, destructive, defiled, and blasphemous.
  • Awareness of God’s Presence
  • We believe Jesus’ words are true, right?
  • So what does that tell us?
  • That we are likely missing out on of the greatest blessings in the life of the believer: the awareness of the Holy Spirit in your life today.
  • How can we have a Revival?
    • Believe
    • Humble Yourself
    • Pray and Seek God
    • Repent
    • Confess


    • Isaiah 43:19
    • John 16:5–8
    • James 1:17
    • John 3:16
    • Micah 6:8
    • Isaiah 55:6–7
    • James 4:8–10
    • James 5:16

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