How to Experience and Maintain Personal Revival

Dr. Bill Bright
  1. Ask the Holy Spirit to reveal any unconfessed sin in your life.


  2. Seek forgiveness from anyone you have offended, and forgive anyone who has hurt you. Make amends where God leads.


  3. Ask the Lord to search and cleanse your heart daily.


  4. Ask the Holy Spirit to guard your walk against complacency and mediocrity.


  5. Praise and give thanks to God continually, regardless of your circumstances.


  6. Refuse to obey your worldly nature (Galatians 5:16-17).


  7. Surrender your life to Jesus Christ as your Savior and Lord. 


  8. Develop dependence on Him through submission and humility.


  9. Study the attributes of God.


  10. Hunger and thirst after righteousness (Matthew 5:6).


  11. Love God with all your heart, soul and mind (Matthew 22:37).


  12. Appropriate the continual fullness and control of the Holy Spirit by faith on the basis of God’s command (Ephesians 5:18) and promise (1 John 5:14-15).


  13. Read, study, meditate on or memorize God’s holy, inspired, inerrant Word daily (Colossians 3:16).


  14. Develop a lifestyle of ongoing prayer (1 Thessalonians 5:17).


  15. Fast and pray one 24-hour period each week. 


  16. Seek to share Christ daily as a way of life.


  17. Determine to live a holy, godly life of obedience and faith.


  18. Start or join a Bible study group that emphasizes revival and holy living.


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