Further Study: The Word: The Foundation of Revival
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“‘To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.’ Isaiah 8:20 . The people of God are directed to the Scriptures as their safeguard against the influence of false teachers and the delusive power of spirits of darkness. Satan employs every possible … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: The Word: Revival’s Guardian and Safeguard
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The Holy Spirit mightily moved through the teaching and preaching of the apostle Paul as he established the Christian church in Ephesus. Ephesus was a city of approximately two hundred fifty thousand people. It was considered the market place of Asia. As ships brought their wares from throughout Asia, people flocked to Ephesus to buy … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Revival, Faith, and the Word
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Speaking of the time just before His return, Jesus said, “‘Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will He really find faith on the earth?’ ”(Luke 18:8, NKJV). Evidently, faith will be in short supply in the last days. How might we define biblical faith? Is faith believing that God will give us anything we … [Click to read more …]

03: The Foundation of Revival – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : When we spend time with God in His Word, we will know Him better, depend on Him more, and witness for Him more effectively. [Teaching plan for The Foundation of Revival July 15. 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 4:12. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: Jesus and the Word
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How are the functions of the Word of God and the Spirit of God similar? Read John 5:39; 16:14-15. The Word of God bears witness of Jesus. The Holy Spirit also bears witness of Jesus. The Spirit leads us to a deeper experience with Jesus through His Word. The purpose of the Holy Spirit in revival is not … [Click to read more …]

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 …]