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Prayers for Revival – Boldness in Proclaming the Gospel

Inspired by 2 Cor. 4:6, Acts 4:2 and Rom. 1:16: Almighty and Everlasting God, who caused the light of your glory to shine forth in the face of Jesus Christ, cause the light of your gospel to shine through your … Continue reading

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Prayers for Revival – Hatred of Sin

The problem with sin is not “because God said so.” Sin is a cancerous force which seeks to destroy all that is good, true and beautiful, leaving the wreckage of alienation and death in the wake of its violence. In … Continue reading

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Prayers for Revival – Gifts of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 1:5ff)

In general, Jewish people reject Jesus as being the Messiah for one central reason. It is because Jesus did not do what the Messiah was expected to do. Christians speak of Jesus “dying for their sin,” “saving their soul,” or … Continue reading

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Prayers for Revival – Healing

Inspired by Isaiah 35 – O God, who causes the wilderness and the dry land to rejoice, and whose very presence makes the desert blossom and burst into song: let that same power for the restoration of life overflow with … Continue reading

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Prayers for Revival – the Fire of Love and Holiness

Inspired by Isaiah 42 and Zephaniah 3 O God, who does not break a bruised reed, nor extinguish a smoldering wick: so breathe upon the embers by your great mercy sustained within your Church, that renewed in zeal and holiness, … Continue reading

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Prayers for Revival – The Spirit of Prayer

The central Biblical text I look to for understanding the “spirit of prayer” is Romans 8. In verses 19 and following, the entire creation is depicted as convulsing under the pains of travail, longing for freedom from the bondage of … Continue reading

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Prayers for Revival

Revival means quite literally, “to come to life again.” If there is anything more desperately needed in our individual lives, relationships, communities, nations, the Church or the world, it is the life-giving, life-renewing, life-regenerating presence of God – the God … Continue reading

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