The Next American Revolution by Doug Tegner

The Next American Revolution
Doug Tegner

Revolutions have always been apart of American life
1776
1787
Civil War
Industrial
Women's Suffrage
Public Welfare (Social Security, income tax)
Civil Rights
Sexual Revolution (undoing home, marriage and child-rearing)
Psychological Revolution (I'm OK) Quest for self-identity
Church / State issues

Today America is positioned in turmoil and chaos
A lingering knot is in the stomach of the American spirit and conscience

Woody Allen has hit on the current mood of our generation: mankind is caught at a crossroad. One road leads to hopelessness and despair, the other leads to total annihilation. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose rightly!

The day in which we live is a day in the midst of a new revolution. It is safe to say that we are all in the midst of a movement of something far greater than ourselves. Something is going on around us! I believe we are in the midst of a new revolution.

Whenever a culture becomes desperate, it creates a vacuum that leads to spiritual searching and curiosity. There comes to be a re-thinking and re-ordering of personal faiths and the condition of the corporate faith of the people of God.

Our day, we are caught in a revolution over spiritual and moral values. It is a revolution that we face in society and also in the American church.

Scripture often refers to periods of time when God's people live in the midst of special circumstances or seasons. A reading of Scripture reveals that there are seasons of apathy or renewal or callousness or spiritual vigor or apostasy.

Two processes that God has often used in the USA and around the world are what historians have called revival and spiritual awakening.

Spiritual awakening is when the community of non-believers becomes awakened to their need for a spiritual breakthrough and they come to be awakened to Christ.

Revival has many definitions but it really describes a revolution that takes plac ...


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