The Coming Great Revival

T he body of Christ will participate in the greatest revival in all
history in the generation in which the Lord returns. The greatest
outpouring of the Spirit in history will be released just before Jesus’s
second coming. In this great revival, the Holy Spirit will release the miracles
that were seen in the Book of Acts and the Book of Exodus combined and
multiplied on a global scale, which will result in the following positive trends.
A victorious, unified, anointed church full of God’s glory will
emerge (Matt. 16:18; John 17:21–26; Eph. 4:13; 5:26–27; Rev. 7:9;
12:11; 15:2; 19:7–8).
The church will live in purity or without spot (compromise) as
they walk out Sermon on the Mount lifestyles (Matt. 5–7). “That
He might present her to Himself a glorious church, not having
spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy
and without blemish” (Eph. 5:27).
The great ingathering of souls from all nations will surely see
over one billion new souls (Ps. 66:4; Amos 9:11–12; Zeph. 2:11;
3:8–10; Matt. 24:14; Rom. 11:12–15, 26; Rev. 5:9; 7:9; 14:6; 15:4).
Growing in the Prophetic
“A great multitude . . . no one could number, of all nations . . . out
of the great tribulation” (Rev. 7:9, 14).
The spirit of prophecy will operate in the church and rest on
every believer (Mal. 4:6; Matt. 17:11; Acts 2:17; Rev. 11:3-6;
18:20). “I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of
the great and dreadful day of the Lord” (Mal. 4:5).
The two witnesses will prophesy with great power for three and
a half years during the tribulation: “I will give power to my two
witnesses, and they will prophesy one thousand two hundred
and sixty days. . . . These have power to shut heaven, so that no
rain falls in the days of their prophecy; and they have power
over waters to turn them to blood, and to strike the earth with
all plagues, as often as they desire” (Rev. 11:3, 6).
There will be great demonstrations of power with unprecedented
prophetic revelation and experiences.
In all this we must continually keep focused on our primary purpose to
win the lost and build His church as a community that walks in the two
great commandments focused on loving God and people (Matt. 22:37–40).
Prophecy is a very significant tool used in building God’s house, but it’s not
the house. When you construct a building, you don’t call a hammer a movement.
The hammer is just one of many significant tools. One reason God
raises up the prophetic ministry is to inspire perseverance in intercession
that releases the resources to build God’s house in love by the power of
the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit gives us prophetic words that are for many
areas of our personal life and the life of the church. However, prophetic
words are invitations not guarantees. They beckon us to cry out to God in
faith. God speaks prophetically to invite us to more fully cooperate with
the Holy Spirit in faith and obedience as we pray to release the manifestation
of the things prophesied. In other words, the prophetic ministry
provides fuel for the prayer meetings, and the prayer meetings release the
things promised by the prophetic words. They are inseparable. It is not
enough to just long for more prophetic activity without intending to use
it to inspire more prayer. In other words, prophecy is not to be seen as an
The Coming Great Revival
end in itself or as that which simply makes church meetings more exciting.
It is the gas that fuels the tank of intercession, purity, and more effective
outreach to others.