Pastor Hager challenges us from 1 Corinthians 11 and 2 Chronicles 7 about the importance of self-examination in preparation for revival. He encourages us that healing in our lives can only come as we humble ourselves before God, pray and seek His face, and forsake the sin that is defeating us. As we fulfill these requisites, we can know that God will send revival in both our personal lives and our church.
Evangelist Gary Bill begins our Spring Revival meetings with a powerful Sunday School lesson on the importance and necessity of contrition in the believer’s life. He emphasizes the importance of a correct view of God, a proper owning of our own sin, and a genuine repentance and returning to God’s will. He encourages us that true contrition will always produce God’s mercy and powerful working in the believer.
Pastor Hager preaches on the process of revival from Nehemiah 9-10. He explains how the Israelites had revival by confession of their own sin, of God’s goodness, and of their fathers’ failures. He then challenges the believer to take personal action in confession, surrender, and service.
Pastor Hager preaches an overview of the basic plot of the book of Judges. He teaches us that believers are just as capable of falling into the sinful spiral of Judges when we lose sight of who we are in Christ, what we have been delivered from, and our responsibility to be separate from the world while being a testimony in it.
Evangelist Dave Young challenges believers from Psalm 51 with the truth that God wants us confront and deal with the failures in our lives as Christians so that we can be clean and right with Him, which will always result in renewed joy and rejoicing in our relationship with Christ. This is Revival!