TEXT. — O Lord, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy. –HAB. iii. 2.
It is supposed that the prophet Habakkuk was contemporary with Jeremiah, and that this prophecy was uttered in anticipation of the Babylonish captivity. Looking at the judgments which were speedily to come upon his nation, the soul of the prophet was wrought up to an agony, and he cries out in his distress, “O Lord, revive thy work.” As if he had said, “O Lord, grant that thy judgments may not make Israel desolate. In the midst of these awful years, let the judgments of God be made the means of reviving religion among us. In wrath remember mercy.” Continue reading
Erwin McManus wasn’t raised in a Christian home, so when he came to Christ as a college student, he didn’t know the rules of the “religious club.” He didn’t do well in Shakespeare courses, so he didn’t really understand the KJV Bible he was given either. But he did understand that prayer was a conversation, and he learned to talk to God and wait for answers. Erwin’s way was passionate and rough around the edges-a sincere, barbaric journey to Christ.
The great Azusa Street revival of the early 1900s began in a humble, run-down mission, with its makeshift “pews” that had been fashioned from planks and empty nail kegs. From this simple setting arose a powerful move of God that swept across the country and around the world. Is it possible to experience the same kind oflife-changing revival today?
A Stolen Moment, dir. Audrey Cummings – In the future, the world has fallen victim to viruses and diseases. There is no human touch, no eye contact and no socialization. Everything is cold and clinical. But after catching the eyes of a stranger, Sophie finds herself longing for human interaction. (Canada, English, 16 min.)