from II Chronicles and II Kings - Hezekiah Revival
revival is like the breaking up of fallow ground. The ground became
hard and was taken out of production. Revival is bringing the land
back into production. Spiritual revival is taking that which became
unproductive for kingdom work and making it Spiritually productive again. For
the believer revival is daily, it is every moment. Revival is a
constant blessing that compels us to be productive.
the result of several characteristics. There is the recognition of
the moral decay and despair in the present. That recognition is followed
by repentance, renewal and genuine worship. Part of that process
calls for the confession of sins that have been concealed both private
and public. If the sins are private then confess them to
God. If they are public, then confess them to God first followed
by public acknowledge. Every sin needs to be confessed to God
first. Freedom from sin provides opportunity to serve.