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All articles & reviews tagged with awakening

Historical

December 1997
Articles > Historical

The conversion of John Cennick

John Cennick is one of the lesser-known figures of the eighteenth-century Awakening. He was born on 12 December 1718, at Reading. His parents were attached to the Anglican Church. His mother instructed him in the faith and ensured he was regular at church. He says she 'would not suffer me to play on the…

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September 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

What is true revival?

Every true believer desires to proclaim the gospel to all and see evidences of a work of the Holy Spirit in bringing sinners to repentance and faith in Christ as Saviour and Lord. This God has done in the past when there were undoubtedly periods of great blessing in revival. We see such an…

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Historical

August 1997
Articles > Historical

Revival snapshots – John Elias in North Wales

'Brethren, when I am in the dust this young lad will be a great man.' These were the words of an old minister in Wales, speaking of John Elias (1774-1841). Another testimony concerning him asserts, 'He was, without a doubt, the most popular preacher that ever rose in Wales.' When he was born, North…

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Historical

July 1997
Articles > Historical

Revival Snapshots – 1859 in Ulster

The year 1859 stands out as a most memorable year in the history of revivals, not least in Ulster. It has been called 'The year of grace', when God rent the heavens and came down. Some 100,000 souls were brought to repentance and faith and added to Christ's church in Ulster in the course…

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