Monday: The Word’s Creative Power
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Read Hebrews 4:12. The passage states that God’s Word is living, powerful, and sharper than a two-edged sword piercing our inmost being. How is God’s Word alive? What does that mean? In what way is God’s Word different than the intelligent counsel of any other wise teacher, pastor, or counselor? What do the following texts say … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: Revived Through the Word
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Look up each of the verses below. On the first line write the plea. On the second line write the circumstance that led David to make the plea. Ps. 119:25 (Plea) (Circumstance) Ps. 119:107 (Plea) (Circumstance) Ps. 119:153-154 (Plea) (Circumstance) In the Psalms, David talks about the blessings of the Word in his own spiritual life. Read the following verses … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: The Word: The Foundation of Revival
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Read for This Week’s Study: Ps. 119:50, 74, 116; Heb. 4:12; 11:3; John 5:39; Heb. 4:1-2; Acts 20:27-32. Memory Text: “Plead my cause and redeem me; revive me according to Your word” (Psalm 119:154, NKJV). Just as serious Bible study spawned past revival movements, we believe that it will happen again in the last days. The Holy Spirit will move upon a generation of … [Click to read more …]

Further Study: Prayer: The Heartbeat of Revival
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“Keep your wants, your joys, your sorrows, your cares, and your fears before God. You cannot burden Him; you cannot weary Him. He who numbers the hairs of your head is not indifferent to the wants of His children. ‘The Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.’ James 5:11. His heart of love is touched … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Show Me Your Church, Part 1
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Roger’s stomach tightened as he waited to see the director of his school. I will stay true to God, no matter what this man decides. Roger was in his final year of secondary school. Soon he would take the national exams that would grant-or deny-him the right to pursue higher education. Roger had taken the exams … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Effective Prayer
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There are many effective ways to pray. Some people have found it helpful to kneel before God with their Bibles open. Then they read a few verses and commune with God about what they are reading. The Psalms are particularly inspirational as subject matter for prayer. Try meditating upon a particular psalm during your prayer … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: Praying Together
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Although Jesus often spent time alone in prayer, there were multiple occasions when He encouraged His closest disciples to pray with Him. Peter, James, and John accompanied Jesus to the mount of transfiguration (Matt. 17:1-2). He urged them to unite with Him in praying in Gethsemane (Luke 22:39-46). There is unusual power in united prayer. Carefully analyze Matthew 18:19-20. … [Click to read more …]