If God Gave Revival to the City, What Would it Look Like?
If you are a believer, you probably have some idea of what revival looks like, or, at the very least, have longed for an extraordinary move of God to come in your family, church, and city. Within believing circles, saints and congregations have historically prayed for revival. Prayer concerts, camp meetings, special services, all night vigils, and seasons of seeking God dot our various church calendars, albeit less than a century ago. Still, believers long for revival, for a fresh visitation of the Lord, for renewal of faith, for corresponding actions of justice and compassion, and for an abundant harvest of souls.
Often times, though, we associate revival with wild eyed preaching, scary spiritual manifestation, or targeted rants against particular social sins. Those who do not wish to be associated with fanaticism will steer clear of revival speech, not wanting to be connected to an Elmer Gantry-style outreach of weird peop