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Praying for Revival

A daily verse about the state of our nation and time for Christians reflect and unite in prayer, asking God to send a revival across our land and turn our nation back to Him. If you long for revival in America (or your nation) we invite you to reflect on these daily verses and join us in praying for revival.

Today’s Bible verse for Revival

Isaiah 13 is a prophecy against Babylon as Isaiah saw the terrible desolation of Babylon by the Medes and Persians. The Babylonians were proud, and haughty. They persisted in their idolatries and oppressions. But when you read verses 10-16, Isaiah describes what will happen when God brings judgement on them through the conquering Medes and Persians.

Isaiah says, their faces shall be scorched with the flame. All comfort and hope shall fail. The stars of heaven shall not give their light, the sun shall be darkened. Such expressions are often employed by the prophets, to describe the convulsions of governments. God will judge them for their iniquity, particularly the sin of pride, which brings men low. There shall be a general scene of horror. Those who join themselves to Babylon, must expect to share her plagues (Revelation 18:4).

What Isaiah sees in his vision are the Medes and Persians cruel and inhuman acts that shows how corrupt the nature of man is become. Even infants do not escape their tyranny and are killed.

The Day of the Lord

Isaiah says that the Day of the Lord as come. He is speaking in both the “prophetic tense,” having in mind both a near fulfillment (the day of judgment against the Babylonian Empire), and an ultimate fulfillment (the final day of judgment at the return of Jesus). The Day of the Lord will, indeed, be terrible with wrath and fierce anger, far beyond what is described in Isaiah 13. In fact, God wanted us to be just as forewarned as Babylon was. The entire book of Revelation tells us what we can expect in the end times to come. During that time, there will not be any place for the sinner to flee to, or attempt an escape. However, just as the Babylonians continued to live just the way they wanted, today few act as though they believe the Day of the Lord will come.

From The Message Bible:

Watch now. God’s Judgement Day comes. Cruel it is, a day of wrath and anger, A day to waste the earth and clean out all the sinners.” — Isaiah 13:9 (MSG)

The Need for Revival

  1. The judgment of God’s wrath comes on those who forsake and completely abandon what amounts to both the tablets of the Law: loving God and loving others. It comes about as the result of forsaking the One True God for another and by exploiting and overcoming others for one’s own gain. It is the complete rejection of God personally and His Law completely.
  2. How does this apply to our nation today? Do our actions as a nation warrant God’s wrath?
  3. The alternative to God cleaning out the sinners through His wrath and judgement is for God’s people (Christians) to humble themselves, pray, seek God’s face, and turn from their wicked ways. Then, 2 Chronicles 7:14 tells us that God will hear us from heaven, forgive our sin, and heal our land. The alternative to God’s wrath is a revival that sweeps across our nation and changes the hearts of its people and it begins with the people of God.

Praying for Revival

Consider a day of fasting and prayer as you meditate on 2 Chronicles 7:14.

  • In what ways do you need to humble yourself before God?
  • Do you pray for a revival for your own heart and our nation?
  • Ask the Holy Spirit to reveal any sin in your life and confess that to God.
  • Seeking God’s face is like having an hunger and thirst to know Him. How much do you really want to know God and have an intimate relationship with Him. Is He merely your “fire insurance” to keep you out of hell? Or is He the Holy One you worship with total love and abandon?
  • What wicked ways do you need to turn away from?
  • Ask God to hear your prayers for repentance and revival, to forgive your sin and heal our land.

Lord, send a revival and let it begin in me.

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