Resources by Topic: Revival

A Prayer for Urgent Times

A Prayer for Urgent Times

It’s easy to see other people who could use revival. But when we get honest and pray for genuine revival, we’re always struck with our own need. Read or Listen →

A Picture of Revival

A Picture of Revival

Imagine with me . . . what would happen if you experienced God’s presence like never before? What if He visited you and transformed your life? Read or Listen →

God’s Tough Love

God’s Tough Love

If you’re clinging to anything that doesn’t really satisfy, He loves you enough to bring it to ruin—if that’s what’s needed to get your attention. Read or Listen →

1857 Prayer Revival, Day 2

1857 Prayer Revival, Day 2

It sounds surprising, but in the months leading up to the Civil War, the nation was in the midst of a great revival which spread north and south. Read or Listen →

1857 Prayer Revival, Day 1

1857 Prayer Revival, Day 1

Have you ever felt discouraged at a church service or prayer meeting because so few people showed up? Hear about the 1857 Prayer Revival today. Read or Listen →

A Cry for Revival, Day 5

A Cry for Revival, Day 5

It’s easy to see other people who could use revival. But when we get honest and pray for genuine revival, we’re always struck with our own need. Read or Listen →

Psalm 126, Day 10

Psalm 126, Day 10

What do you think of when you hear the word revival? Revival may involve extended meetings and church programs, but it’s much more. Read or Listen →

Psalm 126, Day 9

Psalm 126, Day 9

No matter how many good programs a church has in place, it still needs revival. This is the force that gives life to the Body of Christ. Read or Listen →

Psalm 126, Day 6

Psalm 126, Day 6

We usually pray that God would take away our tears. But Nancy points out that positive tears precede revival. Read or Listen →

Psalm 126, Day 5

Psalm 126, Day 5

Imagine a prisoner who sees the door to his cell open but says, "I’d rather stay here!" Nancy makes this comparison to people in sin. Read or Listen →

Psalm 126, Day 4

Psalm 126, Day 4

What’s the best way to let the world know what your church is doing? The answer has nothing to do with hiring a PR firm! Read or Listen →

Psalm 126, Day 3

Psalm 126, Day 3

When’s the last time you wept in church? You’ve probably cried tears of joy, but what about tears of repentance? Read or Listen →

Psalm 126, Day 1

Psalm 126, Day 1

Almost everyone has good intentions. We all want to change the world for good, but without God’s help we can do nothing. Read or Listen →

A Clear Conscience, Day 4

A Clear Conscience, Day 4

Imagine a church split so bitterly that one deacon wouldn’t drive down a certain street because it took him past the house of his estranged deacon. Read or Listen →

Radical Repentance

Radical Repentance

As someone truly grows closer to God, they don’t try to prove how superior they are. Instead, they get more humble. Read or Listen →

Fallen on the Rock

Fallen on the Rock

As someone truly grows closer to God, they don’t try to prove how superior they are. Instead, they get more humble. Read or Listen →

Preparing for Brokenness

Preparing for Brokenness

You never know when God's going to take your best effort and do something special with it. God did something amazing among Christian workers. Read or Listen →

Mercy Drops Falling Around Us

Mercy Drops Falling Around Us

The great revivals in history have been birthed in prayer. When you pray for the Lord to revive His people, it’s some of the most important work you can do. Read or Listen →

A Heartbeat for Prayer

A Heartbeat for Prayer

The great revivals in history have been birthed in prayer. Barbara Blanchard will help you capture a passion to pray for revival. Read or Listen →

No Actresses

No Actresses

An actress was growing up in church. She wasn’t the kind of performer who gets up on a stage. She was the kind who fooled everyone in her church. Read or Listen →

No Secrets

No Secrets

Silence isn’t always golden. Sometimes the most important thing you can do is honestly speak up. Read or Listen →

Who Lifts You Up?

Who Lifts You Up?

To approach a situation with humility requires a great amount of trust. Do you trust that God will take care of you if you don’t push yourself forward? Read or Listen →

A Pride Test

A Pride Test

When is the last time you said to someone, "I was wrong. Will you forgive me?" Today Nancy talks about the importance of doing so. Read or Listen →

A Revived Church on the Move

A Revived Church on the Move

In the 1980s Sammy Tippit was expelled from Romania and told to never come back. Before he was kicked out, he watched as revived churches spread the gospel. Read or Listen →

A Heart to Reach the World

A Heart to Reach the World

In the 1980s churches in Romania faced intense persecution. So when a young evangelist arrived, he found a revived church that no government could stop. Read or Listen →

A Desperate Need

A Desperate Need

Does it seem that the world keeps growing more bleak? There is also a widespread movement among God's people to cry out to Him for revival. Read or Listen →

From Death to Life

From Death to Life

When someone’s heart stops beating, paramedics sometimes apply paddles and shock the heart to get it beating again. That’s a picture of revival. Read or Listen →

A Revival in My House

A Revival in My House

Betsy Gomez was a marketing professional in the Dominican Republic. One day she came home from work and her son ran away from her as if she were a stranger. Read or Listen →

Mercy Drops of Revival

Mercy Drops of Revival

"Let me see revival before I die." A pastor in Little Rock passionately prayed this. Not long afterward, God began doing something incredible in his church. Read or Listen →

The Effects of Revival

The Effects of Revival

Imagine praying for two years for God to send revival to your community. Hear about a church in Canada that kept praying until God did something big. Read or Listen →

Reversing the Decline

Reversing the Decline

Plenty of people within the church are discouraged by the darkness of the world around them. But Mr. Roberts says the real problem is darkness in the church. Read or Listen →

The Beauty of Holiness

The Beauty of Holiness

How do you know that you’ve truly encountered God? Richard Owen Roberts says it has less to do with emotion and more to do with holiness. Read or Listen →

A Longing for Revival

A Longing for Revival

Imagine a church of 3,000 all waiting. No programs. No practices. No meetings. Just all the people together, waiting. Anne Ortlund has seen this. Read or Listen →

Revival and Repentance

Revival and Repentance

How large does a church need to get before it starts planting new churches? Henry Blackaby says this is the wrong question. He says obedience is what matters. Read or Listen →

Seeking God for Revival

Seeking God for Revival

The people all around you desperately need to know God. You see reminders of that need all the time. Learn how to pray for revival. Read or Listen →

In the Presence of the Lord

In the Presence of the Lord

When you’re with someone a long time, you start to learn their mannerisms and take on their characteristics. Are you spending enough time with God? Read or Listen →

The Soil

The Soil

So much information is available to you these days that it could be easy to let most of it bounce off and not penetrate your heart. Read or Listen →

Alone with God

Alone with God

One of the most important decisions you’ll ever make is to consistently spend time in God’s Word and in prayer. Read or Listen →

Restoring Intimacy

Restoring Intimacy

How much detail should you offer your spouse when confessing sin? What if they’ll be deeply hurt? Should you try to protect them? Read or Listen →

Small Choices, Big Results

Small Choices, Big Results

Here’s the scene: A young woman found herself alone with a handsome captain on his ship. The sun was shining; the waves were gently lapping . . . Read or Listen →

Practical Steps to Purity

Practical Steps to Purity

Jesus said, "If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off." In an age of cell phones, IM, and My Space, that may mean unplugging from some of these things. Read or Listen →

Lighting a Dark World

Lighting a Dark World

We see blatant sin gaining more and more acceptance. Do you ever wish you could go back to what seems to be an easier time? Read or Listen →

The Process of Healing

The Process of Healing

A lot of people assume they have to heal from emotional pain before they can forgive. What if that thinking is backwards? Explore this idea. Read or Listen →

How Do I Forgive?

How Do I Forgive?

The Bible is full of commands to forgive, but truthfully--it sometimes seems impossible. Nancy will tell you how to take steps of forgiveness. Read or Listen →

Confront or Overlook?

Confront or Overlook?

Sometimes it’s appropriate to confront someone who’s hurt us. Other times it’s right to just overlook the fault. Discover what the difference. Read or Listen →

The Power to Forgive

The Power to Forgive

When you get hurt deeply, it’s natural to carry the hurt around for a long time. But it’s supernatural to forgive. Read or Listen →

Reconciliation

Reconciliation

Imagine a church split so bitterly that one deacon wouldn’t drive down a certain street because it took him past the house of his estranged deacon. Read or Listen →

Being Real in Revival

Being Real in Revival

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Revival and Holiness

Revival and Holiness

When’s the last time you prayed that our nation would grow in holiness? If it’s been awhile, pray with a special group of people. Read or Listen →

Far from Sin

Far from Sin

You’ll face temptation today; you can’t always avoid it. But you can put some guardrails in place to help you say no. Read or Listen →

Growing in Holiness

Growing in Holiness

Getting on an exercise program or reading a book on effectiveness—-all these things can be helpful. But have you ever thought about growing in holiness? Read or Listen →

Holiness in the Church

Holiness in the Church

The new buzzword in churches is "relevant." It seems like everybody wants their music and presentation to be relevant to an unchurched audience. Read or Listen →

A Powerful Witness

A Powerful Witness

Confronting someone about their sin is very hard. No one wants to come across as judgmental or unloving. But is there an appropriate time to confront. Read or Listen →

Real Stories of Grace

Real Stories of Grace

Imagine suffering through your wedding day, wishing the roof of the church would cave in, because you don't love the man you’re marrying. Read or Listen →

Channels of Grace

Channels of Grace

Grace isn’t just something you receive. It’s something you’re supposed to give away once you’ve received it. Find out why. Read or Listen →

I Repent

I Repent

Do you look at sin from your point of view or God’s point of view? Henry Blackaby says that question is crucial. Read or Listen →

One Vital Message

One Vital Message

The book of Revelation begins with messages to seven churches. In most cases, God says, “I have this against you.” Read or Listen →

Fulton Street

Fulton Street

Imagine going to a prayer meeting where only a few people show up, and they’re all late! You probably wouldn’t think it was the start of a national revival. Read or Listen →

No Actresses

No Actresses

An actress was growing up in church. She wasn’t the kind of performer who gets up on a stage. She was the kind who fooled everyone in her church. Read or Listen →

No Secrets

No Secrets

Silence isn’t always golden. Sometimes the most important thing you can do is honestly speak up. Read or Listen →

Humble Prayer

Humble Prayer

Is pride standing in the way of a good prayer life? Nancy helps you understand the concept of humble prayer as she concludes a study of humity. Read or Listen →

Brokenness Brings Blessing

Brokenness Brings Blessing

In school, before students move into their core curriculum, they have to pass the prerequisites. There are also prerequisites when it comes to revival. Read or Listen →

Broken People

Broken People

The idea of something being broken is usually a bad thing. However, when it comes to your spiritual life, brokenness isn’t a nuisance; it’s necessary. Read or Listen →

A Pride Test

A Pride Test

When is the last time you said to someone, "I was wrong. Will you forgive me?" Today Nancy talks about the importance of doing so. Read or Listen →

Praying for Revival

Praying for Revival

Does praying for revival sound a bit cliché or boring to you? Today, Nancy reveals just how exciting that endeavor can actually be. Read or Listen →

Can These Bones Live?

Can These Bones Live?

A farmer can’t just toss seeds on the ground and hope for the best. He has to prepare the soil, turn it over, and break up the hard places. Read or Listen →

Will He Be Found?

Will He Be Found?

Talent is important, but it isn’t enough on its own when it comes to success. Heart and enthusiasm are also indispensable. Read or Listen →

Why Seek Him?

Why Seek Him?

Six years ago the attacks of 9/11 inspired many people to earnestly pray. Nancy teaches on the importance of praying earnestly all the time. Read or Listen →

Crying From Your Heart

Crying From Your Heart

When God tells us that judgment is coming, He’s warning us out of love, so that we can change course before it’s too late. Hear how Jeremiah Read or Listen →

God's Perspective

God's Perspective

Before a courtroom trial can begin, there must be a clear understanding of the charges. The prophet Jeremiah’s role was to help Israel under the problem. Read or Listen →

An Urgent Plea

An Urgent Plea

Have you ever noticed that some people seem to feel more deeply than others? They’re more troubled by the bad things they see around them. Read or Listen →

Bought With a Price

Bought With a Price

As a young girl, Mary Peckham believed in God, but felt like she couldn’t truly know Him. Find out what caused a breakthrough today on <i>Re Read or Listen →

Resisting Revival

Resisting Revival

As a teenager, Mary Peckham discovered that the presence of God can bring great comfort or incredible fear. Today Nancy Leigh DeMoss welcome Read or Listen →

Learning to Live Free

Learning to Live Free

Imagine a prisoner who sees the door to his cell open but says, "I’d rather stay here!" Nancy makes this comparison to people in sin. Read or Listen →

Preparing Ourselves

Preparing Ourselves

What are some signs that you are standing in need of revival? Join us as Nancy tells us about indicators in her own life that she needs a fresh move of God. Read or Listen →

Empowered to Share

Empowered to Share

Did you know that almost one-third of the nation's adults are considered unchurched? Do you tell others about your faith in Jesus? Read or Listen →

Holiness

Holiness

Would you like to see revival in your own heart? Nancy talks about the starting place. Read or Listen →

The Presence of God

The Presence of God

Nancy takes us back in time on today's Revive Our Hearts as we look at past revivals and learn about presence of God. Read or Listen →

The Church Found Her Song

The Church Found Her Song

If you look around today, and you feel grieved or heavy-hearted by all the sin you see, I think today's program will offer you great hope. Read or Listen →

The Churches Were Packed

The Churches Were Packed

Why would parents take children to a church service with no nursery, no video screens and no engaging sermon? They did it because God was doing something. Read or Listen →

The Break Came

The Break Came

A nationwide revival was sparked in Wales in 1904. Those who experienced revival responded to four main points. Read or Listen →

The Calling of Evan Roberts

The Calling of Evan Roberts

Do you long to see God bring revival to your church, to your nation? On today's Revive Our Hearts we learn a little more about the Welsh revival. Read or Listen →

What is Revival?

You may not be familiar with Life Action Ministries (the parent ministry of Revive Our Hearts) or even the term "revival," so today I'll share about both. …

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Before I Die . . .

We all have dreams. A dream home, dream job, dream car, or dream vacation . . . If you could experience anything in the world, what would it be? …

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I Have a Dream . . .

All of us have dreams. A good way to ask this question is . . . if you could experience anything in the world, what would it be? …

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Revival Changes Everything

My mom was an emotional wreck, my dad heavy into drugs. There were moments in my childhood when the fragile alliance called family was on the brink of breakup. …

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Sacred Deprivation

It was in that exhausted stated that I had an epiphany. I’m not tired from a lack of sleep. I’m tired from a lack of the sacred. …

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Shake Us Up, God

Second Chronicles 7:14 has been quoted by many who look at the condition of our culture and long for God to come and "heal our land." …

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Seeking the Lord for Spiritual Awakening

It's easy to get excited about seeking the Lord when you're standing with a large group of likeminded people. But how do you continue to fervently seek the Lord when you wake up tired on a typical morning? Nancy Leigh DeMoss offers some suggestions and prays for those seeking the Lord in various life circumstances.

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Sending Out an S.O.S.

When women refuse to embrace godly femininity, it will discourage men from being men. When a nation confuses roles in this way, huge consequences will follow. Mary Kassian shows how an understanding of biblical roles affects families, economics, churches, and every part of society.

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A Call to Revival

Pastor Bill Elliff looks at the serious needs of our world today and explains why revival represents true hope. He has seen firsthand how revival can transform individuals and churches. He'll show you how to pray for widespread revival that can transform nations.

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The Spiritual State of the Union

Each year the President of the United States gives the Congress a report for what is “necessary and expedient” for the country to move forward. Janet Parshall offers something more important—a spiritual state of the union. She looks at trends, attitudes, and indicators that shows why our need to seek the Lord is so desperate.

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An Ongoing Call to Seek Him Together

It's easy to get excited about seeking the Lord when you're standing with a large group of likeminded people. But how do you continue to fervently seek the Lord when you wake up tired on a typical morning? Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth offers some suggestions and prays for those seeking the Lord in various life circumstances.

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