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[27 Nov 2009 | No Comment | 394 views]

The blood was first shed in the outer court at the altar (repentance).
It was mingled with water at the golden laver (baptism)
It was carried with the high priest through to the inner court.
It was there with the candlestick, the altar of incense, and the shewbread.
It went with the priest as he pressed through the vail.
It entered the Holy of Holies.
It was sprinkled on the mercy seat.
It was accepted when the light of the shekinah glory appeared between the faces of the cherubims.
The blood was shed at repentance, used again at …

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[5 Mar 2009 | No Comment | 379 views]

It is not so very difficult to think of a God who will forgive the sinner who comes humbly and penitently back to him on his hands and knees; but no man outside Christianity had ever thought of a God who would deliberately go out and seek for the sinner until he found him and brought him home.

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[22 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 292 views]

By Richard S Willoughby
Sunday 14th December 2008
Today I had my first gut-wrenching cry since this odyssey of sickness began. It was deep and guttural. Once started, it washed over me in spasms. I ask God if I was doing anything wrong. I repented. I loathed my weaknesses and inconsistencies. I ask him why he had forsaken me. I knew full well he had not but I was confessing feelings not faith. I ask Him if what I was exhibiting was faith and if not he must show me, help me, …

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[21 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 479 views]

In the Irish Revival of 1859, people became so weak that they could not get back to their homes. Men and women would fall by the wayside and would be found hours later pleading with God to save their souls. They felt that they were slipping into hell and that nothing else in life mattered but to get right with God… To them eternity meant everything. Nothing else was of any consequence. They felt that if God did not have mercy on them and save them, they were doomed for …

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[19 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 422 views]

I read of the revivals of the past, great sweeping revivals where thousands of men were swept into the Kingdom of God. I read about Charles G. Finney winning his thousands and his hundreds of thousands of souls to Christ. Then I picked up a book and read the messages of Charles G. Finney and the message of Jonathan Edwards on ‘Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,’ and I said, ‘No wonder men trembled; no wonder they fell in the altars and cried out in repentance and sobbed …

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[15 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 447 views]

A body must be prepared, in repentance and humility, for every outpouring of the Spirit.
Frank Bartleman – Azusa Street, p41

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[12 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 837 views]

I received from God early in 1905 the following keynote to revival: ‘The depth of revival will be determined exactly by the depth of the spirit of repentance.’ And this will hold true for all people, at all times.
Frank Bartleman – Azusa Street, p19

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[1 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 390 views]

© 2002 David K. Bernard
Luke 11:9-13
I.    Importance
II.    Qualifications
A.    Prayer life
B.    Burden for souls
C.    Sensitivity to the Spirit
D.    Considerate of others
E.    Faith
F.    Knowledge and Instruction
III.    Inviting Seekers
A.    Rely on Word and Spirit, not pressure or gimmicks
B.    Do you feel the Lord here today?
C.    Would you like to come with me to pray?
D.    Would you like for me to pray with you here?
E.    Respond gracefully to refusals: I understand. I’ll be praying for you.
IV.    Guiding Seekers
A.    Discern their situation
1.    Ask someone who knows
2.    Talk with them if necessary
B.    Avoid distracting practices
C.    Lead …