The New Testament church powerfully impacted the world with the good news of the gospel in a single generation . Filled with the Holy Spirit these New Testament believers shared the present truth message of a crucified and resurrected Lord with hundreds of thousands. In the face of overwhelming obstacles, these praying believers proclaimed the gospel to the ends of the earth.
It will happen again and in some places it is happening now. You can be part of something great for God.
Revival is about a new experience with Jesus. It is about what He can do in our personal lives, in our marriages and with our children. Revival leads us from heartfelt prayer to passionate mission.
Revelation's end time prophecies foretell that Pentecost will be repeated, The Holy Spirit will be poured out in latter rain power. The earth will be lightened with the glory of God. The urgency of our times demands that we seek God for the power of the Holy Spirit for the finishing of His work on earth in this generation.
In an effort to encourage and promote personal reviaval the Adventist church in North America and here in Upper Columbia Conference has adopted the following action plan and prayer initiative. These are outlined in the documents listed below. It's our prayer that every church and every member will adopt these as well.
"If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. "
- 2 Chronicles 7:14 nkjv
"A revival of true godliness among us is the greatest and most urgent of all our needs. To seek this should be our first work... A revival need be expected only in answer to prayer."
- Selected Messages Book 1 (1958), page 121