What will it cost for the church to experience genuine REVIVAL? I'm not talking about what it will cost in dollars and cents. Yes, there are some financial considerations when we plan a special meeting but they are just the logistics they are not the real cost. I want to suggest that for GENUINE REVIVAL to take place it will cost a greater level of faith.
We must seek after God with our whole heart. We can't come half heartedly to God and expect HIM to pour out his blessings on our lives and the life of our church. If we are willing to pay this price before and during our Revival we will more likely see the spiritual results that we long to see. I don't know about you but I want to see God do something in our midst that can't be humanly explained. When was the last time we saw the fresh wind of God's Spirit move among HIS people?
REVIVAL will cost our obedience. Are you willing to be obedient to God when it comes to seeking REVIVAL? In the Old Testament King David was counting on his own strength rather than God's power to defeat his enemies. We must depend upon God and HIS strength alone.
REVIVAL will cost our sacrifice. It may be the sacrifice of some of our time and even our favorite television shows. It may be our time of relaxation and just taking it easy that we must surrender. It could cost some their popularity and reputation among friends in the world. Are you willing to be called a fanatic for Jesus? Are you willing to give all that you have to have all that HE offers?
Will you join me in prayer and sacrificial obedience to see God move among HIS people?
Longing for Revival,
Pastor Don shares from his heart in the "Calvary Connection"