The Glory of Revival
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
1 Thessalonians 5.19
In 1998, I was 40 years old and experienced a mid-life crisis! Now, when a lot of men go through a mid-life crisis, they get a car! When I had my mid-life crisis, I got cancer!
My wife Julie and moved to M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston for nearly 3 months. I received 44 radiation treatments and lost one pound for every treatment. I was on a feeding tube for 5 months and during that time, many of you across this state prayed for me and my family.
I want to report tonight that I am cancer free and I thank God sparing my life! Thank you for praying me back to health!
Now join me for a few minutes tonight in the book of 1st Thessalonians. I've been assigned the topic: The Glory of Revival.
Is it possible to see His glory today? Can we sense His glory today? In Exodus 33, we find Moses in desperation. And out of his desperation came a desire! And Moses cried out to God in Exodus 33.18, ''Please show me Your glory!''
If we're going to experience the glory of revival, we've got to stand where Moses stood! We've got to seek what Moses sought: ''Please show me Your glory.''
I recently read about three friends who died in a car accident. As they arrived into Heaven, they were required to attend an orientation. All three were asked the same question: ''when you are in your casket, and friends and family are mourning over you, what would you like to hear them say about you?''
Well, the first man said, ''I would like to hear them say that I was on the great doctors of my time, and a great family man.''
The second man said, ''I would like to hear that I was a wonderful husband and school teacher who made a difference in the children of tomorrow.''
The finally the third man thought for a minute and said, ''I guess I'd like to hear them say, 'Look, he's moving.'' When the glory of revival falls, the dead start moving!
If we're going to win our generation to faith in the ...
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