Why do we need a revival? Let me ask this, why do we need to breath, eat and why does a child need to grow? TO LIVE! Be complete in the Life with in the Kingdom of God. According to history, the great reformation tended to sparkle at the beginning of the centuries. Irregardless, my heart is yearning for God to breakthrough the slumber of the church and shake us awake once again. I am praying for prayer warriors, one's who are willing to truly fast and pray (not to just go on a diet)-but grasp the objectiveness of God's church to arise and be what He intended. He intended us to live a life of fullness (fulfillment); which cultivates contentment in who we are in Him! I felt led to put this Revival Study together at first for my home school students and possibly our church body. But, I hope this just spurs a desire for all believers to see the hearts of those God used in the revivals of the past. So much so...that we will encounter a revival of the present! Daneille G. Snowden
|9th & 5th grade students-posing front|
of their folders.
|Now the back of their folders.|
Revival [In dictionary] "Restoration to life, consciousness, vigor, strength, an awakening." [dictionary.com]
From Spurgeon: "The word "revive" wears its meaning upon its forehead; it is from the Latin, and may be interpreted thus—to live again, to receive again a life which has almost expired; to rekindle into a flame the vital spark which was nearly extinguished."
I.) TIME PERIOD'S
A.) Time Line Starting at Acts 2 60-62 A.D.
1.) At Pentecost 3,000 were won in one day (2:41). Soon after that there were 5,000 involved (4:4). Then great multitudes (5:14; 6:7; 9:31; 11:21, 24; 12:24 and 16:5).
2.) Revival Lifestyle: http://www.revivallifestyle.com/revivalhistory
3.) Church A.D. 100-300
4.) Holy Spirit & The Early Apostolic Church [Go to link.]
Decorate all around w/drawings of the particular events & people groups.
B.) With Time Period -- Look at the Historical Background at that time.
C.) Irenaeus (A.D. 125-200) "“… as I have said, the dead even have been raised up, and remained among us for many years. [...] it is not possible to name the number of gifts, which the church has received from God in the name of Jesus… In like manner we do also hear many brethren in the Church who possess prophetic gifts and who through the Spirit speak all kinds of languages, and bring to light for the general benefit the hidden things of men, and declare the mysteries of God…” – Irenaeus, Against Heresies, vol. 1 of The Ante-Nicen Christian Library, 409
D.) Tertullian (A.D. 160-240) "“And heaven knows how many distinguished men, to say nothing of the common people, have been cured either of devils or of their sicknesses.” – Tertullian, Against Works, vol. 3 of The Ante-Nicene Christian Library, 189
E.) Cyprian (A.D. 195-258) "wrote a lot himself and often mentioned supernatural visions he experienced. His entire congregation would actually have visions in which Angels would warn and direct them in the midst of persecution..." - [http://www.revivallifestyle.com/revival-lifestyle-in-the-early-church/]
F.) Revival of the Waldensian - Beginning but really started seeing more 1100's in when Peter Waldo started ministering.
2.) Israel of the Alps= http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8uM9vRJCgw
A.) Correlate w/...HISTORY/BACKGROUND HAPPENINGS IN THE COUNTRIES
2.) Exiles escaped from Moravia to escape persecution
3.) Jan Hutt founded / was burned at the stake believed and taught Grace-salvation.
4.) Became the first proetestant church/ ordaiened by the Waldensians 1467.
5.) Rebelled 50 yrs. before M. Luther against the R. C. Church
6.) "By the middle of the 16th century as many as 90 per cent of the inhabitants of the Czech Crown lands were Protestant." -
7.) "13 August 1727 (Under the ministry of Zinzindor) the community underwent a dramatic transformation when the inhabitants of Herrnhut "learned to love one another", following an experience that they attributed to a visitation of the Holy Spirit, similar to that recorded in the Bible on the day of Pentecost."
8.) The area where they lived grew rapidly. Identfied as one of the greatest revivals.
1.) Continuous prayer - 24 hrs. a day all week long for 100 years.
2.) Started a daily devotional called The Watchwords
3.) Started 30 settlements all over the world that lived their belief system.
4.) First church body to begin missionary work.
5.) First protestant missionaries to slaves & to the nations
10.) Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixiuE_Nb6D0http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRs9YkCvM_8
D.) Cane Ridge Revival (KY--1800).
1.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5gUY6Eoh_A / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAQyZvF0BZo
2.) The first camp meeting revival was in south central Kentucky. [http://www.christianity.com/church/church-history/timeline/1701-1800/the-2nd-great-awakening / http://www.caneridge.org/
3.) August, 1801, Barton W. Stone led a revival in Cane Ridge, Kentucky that became the most famous camp meeting. The meeting lasted a week, and 23,000 people came.
Kentucky Map = http://www.eduplace.com/state/ky/pdf/ky_map.pdf
REFER TO REVIVALS AROUND THE WORLD BY SCROLLING DOWN AFTER OUT-LINE.
E.) Topeka, Kansas = called the Roots of Azusa Street http://www.cbn.com/spirituallife/ChurchAndMinistry/ChurchHistory/Revival/The_100th_Anniversary_Topeka.aspx
1.) Charles Parham started Bethel Bible School.
2.) December 31, 1900 75 people including the 40 students.
F.) Sunderland Revival in England
2.) Broddy- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_
G.) India Revival 1905-1907 http://carriejuddmontgomery.blogspot.com/2007/12/snapshot-pandita-ramabai-and-mukti.html
1.) Pandita Ramabai http://www.gracevalley.org/teaching/2010/Untold_Tale_Revival_Pandita_Ramabai.html
2.) Mukti Revival in Kedgaon, India http://asleepinthedaylight.blogspot.com/2007/12/snapshotpandita-ramabai-and-mukti.html
3.) Minnie Abrams http://enrichmentjournal.ag.org/199803/080_baptism_fire.cfm
H.) Revival in North Ireland 1858-1862
1.) Resource- Reviving Revivals (by Harold A. Fischer) Chapt. 18 p.126-131
2.) 1859 Ulster Revival by Keith Malcomson [The Year of Grace, A History of the 1859 Ulster Revival, by William Gibson - is a book that can be purchased.]
A.) Kentucky Map = http://www.eduplace.com/state/ky/pdf/ky_map.pdf
B.) U.S. Map = http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/us_nl.pdf
C.) Europe Map = http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/eur_countrynl.pdf
D.) Asia Map = http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/cent_swasia.pdf
E.) South America = http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/s_america_nl.pdf
V.) REVIVAL VERSES: [http://www.openbible.info/topics/revival]
VI.) REVIVAL MUSIC
A.) Isaac Watts songs were used by Jonathon
Edwards during the revivals and church services at that time.
B.) "Whitefield played a great role in introducing hymn-singing to New England, and consequently "quickened an interest in hymn-singing, and increased the popularity of Watts' work." - Reformed Reader
C.) "The American Puritan divine Jonathan Edwards even commented in 1742 that his Northampton congregation sang Watts' hymns, almost to the exclusion of Psalms. Watts and Edwards had a mutual respect for one another and each made the other's work well-known in his own land through printing, and through allowing the other's work in their pulpit." - Reformed Reader
Hymns were written in a movement called "revivalist" (1850–1920).
B.) Many used: Moody and Sankey's Hymn Book
1.) MEDLEY OF MOODY AND SANKEY HYMNS [Go to link.] This is really good...he is acting this out as the authors and the story behind it-with a choir singing as well.
Ira Sankey: http://bible.org/illustration/ira-sankey-moody%E2%80%99s-song-leader --illustration of God's protection on him.
2.) Music Played a significant role. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/ihas/icon/revivalism.html
3.) Examples: http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Select_Hymns/1780s/?sortby=year
A.) Martin Luther 1483-1546
1.) Biography: http://www.biography.com/people/martin-luther-9389283
2.) "Theologian Martin Luther forever changed Christianity when he began the Protestant Reformation in 16th-century Europe."
3.) PBS = http://www.pbs.org/empires/martinluther/ / Classroom- http://www.pbs.org/empires/martinluther/classroom.html
4.) Timeline: http://www.religionfacts.com/christianity/people/luther/timeline.htm
B.) David Brainerd 1718-1747
7.) Diary: http://www.revival-library.org/catalogues/1725ff/edwardsbrainerd.html
1.) Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
2.) 1728 Preaching Fired Up
3.) Converts to Christianity reached 50,000 out of a total of 250,000 colonists.
4.) Edward wrote: "...characteristics of the revival as, first, an extraordinary sense of the awful majesty, greatness and holiness of God, and second, a great longing for humility before God and adoration of God." [G. Waugh]
5.) Edwards published the journal of David Brainerd.
6.) Main thinker of the Great Awakening
7.) Started a prayer meeting within his own young people in his own church
8.) The Life and Works of Jonathan Edwards - Luke D. Evans http://www.youtube.com/watch?
9.) Core of his message was the belief that all humankind is sinful and must seek redemption by surrendering to God'
C.) John Wesley 1703-1791 In Britain / Charles Wesley (1707-1788) -Brothers
1.) John Wesley's Autobiography: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/131christians/denominationalfounders/wesley.html
a.) Left the Methodist Church: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=fvwp&v=W2XdfJypBnI&NR= 1 good
b.)John Wesley sermon: Lay not up treasures= http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFqFtDgaI5E&NR=1
"Wesley died on Wednesday March 2, 1791, in his eighty-eighth year. As he lay dying, his friends gathered around him, Wesley grasped their hands and said repeatedly, "Farewell, farewell." At the end, summoning all his remaining strength, he cried out, "The best of all is, God is with us," lifted his arms and raised his feeble voice again, repeating the words, "The best of all is, God is with us."
2.) Susanna Wesley: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9h10x_9quA
3.) Charles Autobiography: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/131christians/poets/charleswesley.html
5.) Charles wrote 5,500 hymns. Examples:
the presence of His majesty, we broke out with one voice, 'We praise Thee, O God, we acknowledge Thee to be the Lord.' This Pentecost on New Year's Day confirmed that the Awakening had come and launched the campaign of extensive evangelization which sprang from it (Wood 1990:449)." [Waugh]
7.) Kingswood coal miners- April 1739 after Whitfield ministered (over 20,000 attended) in an open air meeting. Continued 50 years.
8.) In June returned to London where the may saved and falling prostrate under the power of God. http://www.holytrinitynewrochelle.org/yourti18132.html
D.) George Whitefield
1.) Biography: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/131christians/evangelistsandapologists/whitefield.html
2.) 59 messages listed [http://www.revival-library.org/catalogues/miscellanies/sermons/whitefield.html]
3.) He (in England) and Howell Harris (in Wales) at 21 were converted as revival was breaking out.
4.) In his early 20's he traveled a lot visiting Wesley in Georgia; ministered with Harris in Wales, & J. Edwards in New England.5.) February 1739 -Kingswood coal miners (200 attending) in England.
6.) 1741, Whitefield visited Glasgow, Scottland./'42 came back 4 miles further. Started with 20,000 a few days later up to 50,000-Whitfield said; "The meetings were charged with Pentecostal power."
7.) He ignited, the Great Awakening- http://www.pbs.org/thisfarbyfaith/journey_1/p_4.html
8.) Conversion of blacks in record numbers.
E.) Charles Finney 1825
"What a Revival of Religion Is"
1.) Heart Searching
2.) Acceptable Prayer
3.) "New Measures" = He allowed women to pray in mixed public meetings.
4.) "Anxious bench": a pew at the front of the church, where those who felt a special urgency about their salvation could sit.
5.) Rochester, New York
a.) "Where he preached 98 sermons between September 10, 1830, and March 6, 1831.
b.) Shopkeepers closed their businesses, posting notices urging people to attend Finney's meetings.
c.) The population of the town increased by two-thirds during the revival, but crime dropped by two-thirds over the same period." [http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/131christians/evangelistsandapologists/finney.html?start=2]
6 .) Daniel Nash-Prayer Minister for Charles Finney = http://momsprayingforthegenerations.blogspot.com/2012/01/daniel-nash-prayer-minister-for-charles.html
Paved the way for later mass-evangelists like Dwight L. Moody, Billy Sunday, and Billy Graham.
" "Finney was involved with the abolitionist movement and frequently denounced slavery from the pulpit."
"Oberlin became active early in the movement to end slavery and was among the first American colleges to co-educate blacks and women with white men."
F.) Barton W. Stone 1772-1844
Biographical Sketch: http://www.therestorationmovement.com/stone,bw.htm
G.) Alexander Campbell 1788-1866
1.) Biographical Sketch: http://www.therestorationmovement.com/cmbla.htm
3.) Restoration Movement (also known as the American Restoration Movement or the Stone-Campbell Movement- Cane revival.
H.) Charles Spurgeon 1834-1892
1.) What is Revival?
2.) Preparation for Revival
3.) Infallible Signs of Revival
4.) Movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlvK0EUn6u0&NR=1
5.) The Spurgeon Archive : http://www.spurgeon.org/aboutsp.htm
I.) Dwight L. Moody February 5, 1837 – December 22, 1899
1.) Youtube doc.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=jaq_MzujNyI
|Dwight L. Moody|
3. ) http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/131christians/evangelistsandapologists/moody.html
4.) Chicago Fire: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQ9u-qJzmbk
"He traveled to New York to raise funds to rebuild the church and the YMCA, but while walking down Wall Street, he felt what he described as "a presence and power" as he had never known before, so much that he cried aloud, "Hold Lord, it is enough!" He returned to Chicago with a new vision: preaching the Kingdom of God, not social work, would change the world. He now devoted his immense energies solely to the "evangelization of the world in this generation." [http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/131christians/evangelistsandapologists/moody.html]
J.) R.A. Torrey
1.) "Torrey began, at age 45, an evangelistic journey that would take him around the world in the next few years." http://healingandrevival.com/BioRATorrey.htm
2.) "In 1902–1903, he preached in nearly every part of the English-speaking world and with song leader Charles McCallon Alexander conducted revival services in Great Britain from 1903 to 1905." [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._A._Torrey]
3.) Message: Three Fires- http://www.inthebeginning.com/articles/threefires.htm
|Evan Roberts the most famous leader of the Welch Revival of 1904-5|
K.) Evan Roberts THE WELSH REVIVAL OF 1904-05
1.) In N. Wales
3.) http://www.christianity.com/church/church-history/timeline/1901-2000/revival-swept-across-wales-11630678.html = Revival Swept Across Wales from 1901-2000
4.) Welsh Revival - History- 1904 http://www.welshrevival.com/lang-en/1904history.htm
5.) http://www.truthinhistory.org/the-welsh-revival-of-1904-1905.html Outline and Background
The tenants required renouncing of all doubtful behavior, harboring no unforgiveness, unquestioning obedience to the Spirit of God, and public testimonies to the work of God.
Prayer meetings sprung up everywhere. Conviction of sin was so strong that taverns emptied with men leaving their drinks behind as they were gripped with a holy fear. Soccer stadiums were emptied because everyone was at the revival. Police had nothing to do because crime had completely stopped and the jails were empty. Virtually all debts were paid in the entire nation. Horses and mules had to be trained to respond to different commands because they had become accustomed to responding to curses. Now no one dared curse in all of Wales out of a fear of God! [http://wba108yahoocom.hubpages.com/hub/Revival-in-Wales#]
Famous journalist that promoted the Wales Revival. He died in the Titanic.
http://www.welshrevival.org/histories/stead2/title.htm THE COMING REVIVAL
L.) Smith Wigglesworth 1859 –1947
home page= http://www.smithwigglesworth.com/ /// http://enrichmentjournal.ag.org/199801/070_wigglesworth.cfm
1. God-Given Faith
2. Like Precious Faith
3. Spiritual Power
4. Paul's Pentecost
5. Ye Shall Receive Power
6. Keeping The Vision
7. Present-Time Blessings
And hundreds more!
M.) CARRIE JUDD MONTGOMERY 1858-1946 Healing Evangelist / Healing Homes
A/G Heritage Magazine
Sarah Mix: http://healingandrevival.com/BioSAFMix.htm lady who prayed for her
Ethan Otis Allen: http://www.healingandrevival.com/BioEOAllen.htm Father of Healing Movement
Assemblies of God HERITAGE Volume 32: Carrie Judd Montgomery: A Passion for Healing and the Fullness of the Spirit by Jennifer A. Miskov
N.) William Seymour
A.) Azusa Street Revival http://enrichmentjournal.ag.org/199904/026_azusa.cfm 
B.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqROdLQQvz8 History/Documentary -good
C.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlkXt5YTrWA ??? = Azusa & Church of God In Christ History by Dr.Henry Phillips
1.) Biography: http://www.revival-library.org/catalogues/pentecostal/woodworthetter.html /
2.) Sermons: Try the Spirits / Will Ye Also Go Away—The Great Decision / The Blood and the Fire Mark / The Fire and Glory of God Filling the Temple / James’ Commission to Pray for the Sick / Women’s Privilege in the Gospel
3.) Story narrated: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_deARcHF3vk
4.) http://books.google.com/books?id=sDMKeDI3aqkC&pg=PA315&lpg=PA315&dq=Maria+B.+Woodworth-Etter+end+of+life&source=bl&ots=Jj3DAKOSV9&sig=wXFuxJuiLusI3NtdtK7g7seYC_w&hl=en&sa=X&ei=sFhLUamoGYTy2QW59oDwCQ&ved=0CHgQ6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=Maria%20B.%20Woodworth-Etter%20end%20of%20life&f=false BOOK 'Such A time As This'
P.) Billy Sunday (1862-1935) [B. Sunday to the right.]
1.) 1896, Sunday struck out on his own, beginning with meetings in tiny Garner, Iowa.
2.) "In his lifetime, Billy Sunday addressed over 100 million people without the aid of loud speakers, TV, or radio."
3.) Time Line: http://billysunday.org/timeline.php3
4.) Pacific Garden Mission
a.) Since 1877 "Old Lighthouse”
b.) Seeking food, shelter, clothing, medical, and dental care.
c.) Unshackled:Award-winning Radio Drama Series
d.) Where B. Sunday came to Christ.
a.) Famous 'Booze' Sermon: http://billysunday.org/sermons/booze.html / http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/131christians/evangelistsandapologists/sunday.html
b.) BACKSLIDING: http://billysunday.org/sermons/backsliding.html
5.) Youtube Sermons and documentaries:
a.) Billy Sunday Warns America (1929)- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ykn8YcIbmfo
b.) Silent film but depicts the crowds that came out. : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWegOD2OH2E
Q.) Aimee Semple McPherson 1890-1944 [Pictured Above]
1.) Her Call after husband died: http://www.foursquare.org/about/aimee_semple_mcpherson/p2
3.) Life Story: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwsmleLchzE / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GrrAfrAG_M
4.) Died of bacillus after going to Mexico. Affecting-eroding the walls of her intestinal tract. It in some cases is referred to as anthrax. Or an accidental overdose of sleeping pills.
R.) William Franklin "Billy" Graham, Jr. 1918-Present (95 yrs. now in 2013)
1.) Biography: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Graham
2.) Messages and story on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5mpd13hsXs -
3.) Website: http://www.billygraham.org/
REVIVAL / EVANGELIST / SALVATION / REDEMPTION / BAPTISM / EVANGELIZE / INTERCESSION / RIGHTEOUSNESS / MONARCHISM / conversion / CHARISMA / apostate / Nicolaitans / Inquisition / Protestant / holiness / Glossolalia /
Finney : How To Experience Revival
Harold A. Fischer: Reviving Revivals
R. Hassler: David Brainerd [children's]
W.T. Whalin: Billy Sunday [children's]
Richard Ellsworth Day (Zondervan Publishing) - REVIVALS or "Man of Like Passions" Life Story of The Charles Grandson Finney
Lewis Revival in 1949 (in UK) Duncan Campbell = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clWBNU10FEE
* I just love this gentleman's site...an entire time line and teaching of revival history. http://www.revivallifestyle.com/christian-revival-history/
* The House of Generals : Titled the Mandate Bethel church Pastor B. Johnson felt led to start a library of revivalist materials being made available for people all over the world. For many to come and research. [click highlighted link]
* Song about revival and the fight of the enemy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGKbhYmBVKs
* Forgotten Women of the British Pentecostal Revival 1907-1914 http://www.icwhp.org/british_pentecostal_revival.html by Diana Chapman, MA
Her book: Searching the Source of the River The Forgotten Women of the British Pentecostal Revival.
* Dr J. Edwin Orr was a leading scholar of revivals who published detailed books about evangelical awakenings: http://www.revival-library.org/catalogues/miscellanies/prayer/orr.html
By Paul Strand CBN News Washington Sr. Correspondent
America's Revival Heritage [Kindle Edition] by Eddie Hyatt
- From Pre- 1700's-20th Century.
- This is an excellent source of information on revivals, places and peoples.
-Sentinel Group: "a Christian research and information agency dedicated to helping the Church pray knowledgeably for end-time global evangelization and enabling communities to discover the pathway to genuine revival and societal transformation." [click on highlighted name]
"Anyone who has studied past Revivals will tell you that above all else, it is the key elements of repentance and also heart-rending, Spirit-fired prayer that first lead to Revival, and then keep the flame burning on. As Matthew Henry stated, "When God intends great mercy for His people, the first thing He does is set them a-praying."
"In the Welsh Revival of 1904 under Evan Roberts, the entire nation was literally transformed, with HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS converted in a matter of a few months in this tiny nation. And it was all through prayer and repentance."
"The keys to these past Revivals seemed to be deep repentance
and this kind of 'wrestling, agonizing' prayer for the outpouring of God's Spirit."----------------------------
1. Jacob's household (Genesis 35),
1. They occurred in times of moral darkness and national depression;
2. Each began in the heart of a consecrated servant of God who became the energising power behind it;
3. Each revival rested on the Word of God, and most were the result of proclaiming God's Word with power;
4. All resulted in a return to the worship of God;
5. Each witnessed the destruction of idols where they existed;
6. In each revival, there was a recorded separation from sin;
7. In every revival the people returned to obeying God's laws;
8. There was a restoration of great joy and gladness;
9. Each revival was followed by a period of national prosperity.