Christians experience different seasons in their walk with Christ. Every believer has gone through bouts of spiritual dryness, sometimes living outwardly spotless lives, while being indifferent or even antagonistic within.
Both the saints of the Old Testament, and today's Church leaders, have always emphasized the need for spiritual revival. And “praying for a revival” is a phrase often tossed around in religious circles.
But prayers alone, though important and powerful, are not all there is to seeking out revival. “Have you noticed how much praying for revival has been going on of late — and how little revival has resulted? I believe the problem is that we have been trying to substitute praying for obeying, and it simply will not work,” --A.W. Tozer said.
Believers are called to obey God's call to have a genuine spiritual revival by daily practical submission and obedience to God’s Word. This daily decision should in turn, allow the Spirit to produce in the believer a genuine love and holy reverence to Him. Believers are called to abandon empty religiosity and become passionate people, rooted in God's Word, and led by the Spirit. We believe that it should be the aim of every church to seek out Spirit-filled, Spirit-led revival in its people every day.
“Stir Up the Passion” provides believers with words of reflection, inspiration, and instruction on how to ignite their passion for the Gospel. Articles here aim to help them experience the fresh touch of God, and hear what the Spirit is saying through His word.