This episode contains some thoughts about an extraordinary church service known as the Asbury Revival of 2023. This episode contains some thoughts on criteria which could be applied to seek to determine the genuiness of this revival. It also contains discussion of some parallels between what is happening in Asbury in 2023 with a series of revivals which swept the English-speaking world starting in 1857.
Much of this episode is an exploration of an article found in the January 2007 edition of the Evangelical Review of Theology. The article, entitled “Prayer Revivals and the Third Great Awakening” can be found here
Episode 91 is Part 1 of a serialization of an article from the Evangelical Review of Theology entitled “Prayer Revivals and the Third Great Awakening.” The article centers on the history of a massive revival which swept the English-speaking world starting in North America in 1857.
The photo insert is of Jeremiah Lanphier, who conducted the prayer meetings during the Fulton Street Revival in New York City.
Link to a pdf of “Prayer Revivals and the Third Great Awakening”
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In Episode 21, we will be looking at the book The Power of Prayer by Samuel Prime. The book is an account of the revival which swept the United States starting in the Fall of 1857. The picture is of Jeremiah Lanphier, who was instrumental in the Fulton Street Revival in New York City.
A link to an online site with large sections of the book The Power of Prayer is here.
A link to a pdf of my article Prayer Revivals and the Third Great Awakening in the Evangelical Review of Theology concerning the 1857 revivals in the English-speaking world is here
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In Episode 10, we will be discussing a one minute prayer for the nation at 9:00pm.
Link to the Returned Soldier Association of New Zealand here
Links to School of the Solitary Place entries on One Minute Prayer here and here
Link to Michael Haykin’s blog entry on John Sutcliff’s Prayer Call of 1784 here
Link to School of the Solitary Place entry about the Fulton Street Revival of 1857 here
Link to article about the Irish Revival of 1858 here
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