Ash Wednesday: Cultural Resources
This worship resource for Ash Wednesday provides the following cultural resources: historical information, a prose excerpt, and traditional songs.
Revival: You Shall Live
"Revival," to live again, is what Luke A. Powery reminds us of in his commentary on Ezekiel 37:1-14. He provides his own context, biblical exegesis, descriptive details, and other sermon suggestions.
Renewals and Revivals
Jennifer Tait lists, in synopsis form, summaries of several recent renewal and revival movements, each of which seeks a return to the solid ground of biblical doctrine, theological/doctrinal conservatism, and evangelical engagement with culture.
Revival of Praise
Worship planning notes, a responsive litany, and music suggestions for a Spiritual Revival worship service that aims to bring persons with no Christian experience into the church and bring back those who were once members.
Revival, Wisdom, Gladness, and Enlightenment
Using Psalm 19:7-8, the author explains the purpose and methodology behind the Theology of Work Project's Daily Reflections which, because they are based on God’s word, are meant to offer revival, wisdom, gladness, and enlightenment.
Revival: Music & Worship Resources
For a revival service, here are some music and worship resources: worship planning notes, a prayer, and hymns/songs for the occasion.
This album from the Baylor Black Gospel Music Restoration Project was recorded by The Consolers in 1957, with the songs "Revival Time" and "When Others Fail."
Revival Time ; Power In Prayer
This album from the Baylor Black Gospel Music Restoration Project was recorded by Arvetra Jones in 1968, with the songs Revival Time and Power In Prayer.
Considerations for Revivals
Worship planning notes, an responsive invocation, and music suggestions for a Revival service that encourages leaders to make accommodations for children and to try something new in the service.
I Hunger and Thirst for Revival: A Pastor’s Confession
This blog posting describes a pastor's hunger and thirst for a revival and then goes into different aspects of how and when they happen and when they do not happen.
Revival in New York City
This sermon illustration tells the story of the Fulton Street Revival in New York City. A single faithful evangelist hosted a meal to pray with other men, and revival spread to an entire city and beyond....
Revival Is Like Catching a 40-Foot Wave
Rich Nathan describes the similarities between revival and surfing a 40-foot wave. At different times in history, God creates a wave for the church to ride (cf., 2 Chronicles 7:14; Psalm 85:6; Acts 2:1-11, et al).
Full Text Hymns on Revival
Revive thy work, O LordPD
Revive Us AgainPD
Lord, Send a Revival©
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Rejoicing and Revival
An invocation as well as music suggestions for a Spiritual Revival worship service.
Old revival back home.
This album from the Baylor Black Gospel Music Restoration Project was recorded by Joe Ligon in 1985, with the songs "Old revival back home," "Standing in the need of prayer," "Time is winding up," etc.
Our Revival Time ; My God Can Do No Wrong
This album from the Baylor Black Gospel Music Restoration Project was recorded by The Blind Boys Of Alabama in 2011, with the songs Our Revival Time and My God Can Do No Wrong.
Revival at the Margins
A Pentecost reflection that explores how a recognition of our own brokenness reveals our humanity and invites us cry out to God.
Schoolteacher Started African Revival
An illustration by Ajith Fernando about the East African revival that started with one man's prayer and fasting. This is appropriate for 2 Timothy 1:6 and Acts 4:29-31.
When Revival Blossoms
In this sermon illustration for Acts 2:29-41, an excerpt from an article in "Christianity Today" shares the story of a spiritual revival at a high school in Mississippi.
A Revival of Trust in God
Practical worship planning notes, a call to worship, a litany inspired by Job 5:8-16, a centering prayer, videos, and music suggestions for a Revival worship service that focuses on trusting God.
Facing The Giants: School Revival
This is a video clip from the movie "Facing the Giants," where after months of prayer from a coach and witnessing, a revival at school starts to take place.