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Is revival a non-starter?

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July 2003
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Is revival a non-starter?

Said Spurgeon, 'If we do not honour the Holy Spirit, we cannot expect him to work with us, for he will be grieved, and leave us to find out our helplessness' (adapted from sermon No. 1151). We do well to take these words to heart.The longer we perpetuate a DIY principle in our Christian…

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Is revival a non-starter?

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June 2003
Articles > Biblical/theological

Is revival a non-starter?

Part 2In the first article of this short series we linked Spurgeon's fruitfulness in the gospel with his preaching of that gospel. If we wonder why Spurgeon was so successful, the answer lies in a phrase he once used: 'That which God does by our instrumentality' (adapted from sermon No. 1981). These words contain…

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Is revival a non-starter?

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May 2003
Articles > Biblical/theological

Is revival a non-starter?

Some of God’s people see no need for revival in the UK. They see no need for a revolutionary change, either because there is too much going on already in the large and prosperous churches they attend, or because it has never occurred to them that the evangelical cause in the UK is in…

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