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WHAT DO

A L L

R E V I VA L S

HAVE IN

C O M M O N ?

May 3, 2009


Wesleyan Revival

The preacher: John

Wesley


Wesleyan Revival

The place: England

The period: The 1730s

and 1740s


First Great

Awakening

The preachers: Jonathan

Edwards and George

Whitefield


First Great

Awakening

The place: New England

and Middle Atlantic

Colonies

The period: 1740 - 1742


Second Great

Awakening

The preachers: Timothy

Dwight, James

McGready, Barton Stone

and Peter Cartwright


Second Great

Awakening

The places: Yale College

in the East and

Kentucky in the West

The period: 1800 - 1830


1857 Prayer Revival

The preachers: NONE

The places: Nationwide

The period: 1857 - 1858


WHAT DO

A L L

R E V I VA L S

HAVE IN

C O M M O N ?


Answer: They all…


W h y ?

Often because of

division

Critics often complain

about

The messengers of revival

The mannerisms of revival

The music of revival

The methodology of

revival


W h y ?

Often because of

division

Proponents often get

Defensive about the

particulars of the revival

Intensive about the

procedures of revival


W h y ?

Often because of

diversion


W h y ?

Often because of

disobedience

We grieve the Spirit

when we say yes to sin

And don’t grieve God’s Holy

Spirit, who sealed you for the day

of redemption (Eph. 4: 30

H C S B )


W h y ?

Often because of

disobedience

We grieve the Spirit

when we say yes to sin

We grieve the Spirit when

we say yes to sensual sins

We grieve the Spirit when

we say yes to social sins


W h y ?

Often because of

disobedience

We grieve the Spirit

when we say yes to sin

We grieve the Spirit when

we say yes to spiritual

s i n s


W h y ?

Often because of

disobedience

We quench the Spirit

when we say no to the

Spirit Don’t stifle the Spirit (1

Thess. 5: 19)


W h y ?

Often because of

disobedience

We quench the Spirit

when we say no to the

Spirit

We quench the Spirit by

our lack of prayerfulness

We quench the Spirit by


W h y ?

Often because of

disobedience

We quench the Spirit

when we say no to the

Spirit

We quench the Spirit by

our lack of yieldedness

We quench the Spirit by


How to continue

revival

We must prioritize

We must agonize

We must sensitize

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