Persistent desire for God’s best and revival

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Persistent desire for God’s best and revival

God’s best is revival but how to receive it?
Authors:  Johnson and Pearl, Bible teachers and founders of:
The Pure Gospel and Revival website

Proverbs 10:24… the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Psalm 27:4  One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to enquire in his temple.

Psalm 37:4 Delight thyself also in the Lord: and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Psalm 38:9 “Lord, all my desire is before Thee; and my groaning is not hid from Thee.

Proverbs 13:12
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

“God’s best things can only be given to those who show appreciation of their value by persistent desire and effort to obtain them.”   -Ernest Baker

Luke 11:13  King James Version
“If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him?

“Jesus taught that God will grant answers to prayer when prayer is persistent.”  –Charles Finney

“A man that hungers for God will stop hungering for sin.
A man that hungers for sin will stop hungering for God”  -Johnson and Pearl

Worldly desires will decrease a Christian’s spiritual desires, and spiritual desires will decrease a Christian’s worldly desires. So, every morning increase your spiritual desire for God and spiritual things by using your free will and turning to spiritual things.”   -Johnson and Pearl

“The spasmodic prayers that represent flitting desires, though they are good, He does not answer.  The prayers, which reveal the settled longing of the heart are the prayers He heeds.”   -Ernest Baker

“The special difficulties are a challenge to His power and to our faith. The greater the difficulty and the need, the greater the reason for revival. But we must have patience.”  -Ernest Baker

“The special difficulties are a challenge to His power and to our faith. The greater the difficulty and the need, the greater the reason for revival. But we must have patience.”  -Ernest Baker

“Nothing that is required to bring revival can be done unless, first of all, there be whole-heartedness. “If you mean business,” -Ernest Baker, The Revivals of the Bible

“The deeper the desire, the stronger the prayer.  Without desire, prayer is a meaningless mumble of words.” -E.M. Bounds

E.M. Bounds Quote: “The deeper the desire, the stronger the prayer. Without  desire, prayer is a

“The secret of prayer and its success lie in its urgency. We must press our prayers upon God.” -E.M. Bounds

“Spiritual men of God have faith to pray down revival, not because they are born more spiritual than others, but because they hunger and desire God and revival more than others.” -Johnson and Pearl

“Prayer affects 3 different spheres of existence-the divine, the angelic nd the human. It puts God to work, it puts angles to work, and it puts man to work.  It lays it hands upon God, angels, and men.”   -E.M. Bounds

“All the true revivals have been born in prayer." -E.M. Bounds

“When we calmly reflect upon the fact that the progress of our Lord’s Kingdom is dependent upon prayer, it is sad to think that we give so little time to the holy exercise.  -E.M. Bounds

Everything depends upon prayer, and yet we neglect it not only to our own spiritual hurt but also to the delay and injury of our Lord’s cause upon the earth. -E.M. Bounds

“God must help man by prayer.  He who does not pray, therefore, robs himself of God’s help and places God where He cannot help them. -E.M. Bounds

“The early church did great honor to God the Holy Spirit by dropping everything and spending ten days in prayer to prepare for His coming.” -Jonathan Goforth)

I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.」(Psalm 35:13;KJV)

“Satan dreads nothing but prayer. His one concern is to keep the saints from praying. He fears nothing from prayerless studies, prayerless work, prayerless religion. He laughs at our toil, he mocks our wisdom, but he trembles when we pray.”  -SAMUEL CHADWICK

“Faith does not operate in the realm of the possible.  There is no glory for God in that which is humanly possible.  Faith begins where man’s power ends. ”  -George Muller

“Perserving prayer always wins.”  -E.M. Bounds


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