Revival’s Influence On The Unsaved

Revival’s Influence On The Unsaved

This week we are looking at revival’s influence on the unsaved. We are currently working through R.A. Torrey’s book “How to Pray,” published by Whitaker House Publishing. Does today’s revival have any affect on the unsaved? While it is true that there are some revivals that have had tremendous affect on the community in bringing the lost into a relationship with Jesus, the opposite is also true in the fact that there have been many “revivals” that were nothing more than series of meetings for the born again, not having much impact on the lost in the community. The measure of true revival is the revival’s influence on the unsaved! First of all, revivals should bring us to the point of recognizing our own sin. In Isaiah 6 we see the affect of getting a real vision of who God is, had upon Isaiah. Isaiah 6:5: Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts. It wasn’t until Isaiah saw for himself who God was that he was able to see his own true self: unclean. Jesus said that when the Spirit was come He would convince the world of sin. (John 16:7-8) Apostle Paul, before his meeting with the Lord, was a devout man, a religious man, a man that had great zeal for doing God’s work. His entire world got turned upside down after his meeting with the Lord on the road to Damascus. He...