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All articles & reviews tagged with revival

Review

September 1997
Reviews > Book

Just As I Am: The autobiography of Billy Graham

Born in 1918, and now almost eighty years old, Billy Graham straddles the century. He has been described as a twentieth-century phenomenon. Billy Graham is the product of Bob Jones University, Florida Bible Institute and then Wheaton College, Illinois. He was ordained as a Southern Baptist pastor and soon after became the first ‘evangelist’…

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Article

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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Article

June 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

Revival snapshots

Kirk of Shotts A considerable company of Christians from many different parts of Scotland gathered at Kirk of Shotts on Sunday 20 June 1630 for the communion service. Several ministers shared the conduct of the proceedings, and much grace was upon all who were there. Indeed, so blessed were they that at the end…

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Historical

December 1996
Articles > Historical

The revival that healed a nation’s wounds

The serious situation in Ulster today is comparable with the tragic days of the early 1920s. Politicians are at their wits' end and God's people are praying for another revival. In the 1920s Ulster was dispirited by serious unemployment and mass emigration. A reign of terror brought fear and a sense of hopelessness. Politicians…

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