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Spiritually hungry or thirsty? Part II

Spiritually hungry or thirsty? Part  II So here we go again, new action points delivered via email extracted from the 40 Days of Personal Revival . The methodology of these action points is thoughtful and evoking. Day 6 (July 23 rd ): Establish a prayer partnership and begin talking and praying together regularly. Day 7 (July 24 th ): Recognize that corporate revival follows individual revival. Ask God to strengthen your attitude and correct your heart. Day 8 (July 25 th ): Acknowledge your need of humility. Physically bow down to the ground and pray. Day 9 (July 26 th ): Write or type your number of sins against yourself and God. Find any wicked ways and ask him to forgive you. Day 10 (July 27 th ): Burn, toss out, or tear up your list of sins. Start anew and ask God for strength to keep them away. I began to sit and ponder. I even reviewed the various types of sins and addressed each category I know I have committed (with or without knowledge of) or witnessed. The

Spiritually hungry or thirsty?

Spiritually hungry or thirsty? An email for improvement has arrived. Improvement in what? For what? From whom? I thought. What could I possibly know about “self” that required improvement. On the other hand, enhancement is always necessary. To my knowledge, I could not comprehend, but I also could not ignore. Then I read beyond the subject line , 40 Days of Personal Revival . I began to simplify this subject like a new word discovered in Oxford or Webster, 40 Days-of Personal-Revival. Then I reminisced. I referenced. I recorded.  40 Days: ·          Noah’s Days (it rained 40 days and 40 nights) ·          Moses was with God for 40 days, then again for another 40 days. ·          God allowed the land to rest for 40 days. ·          Elijah had one meal that gave him strength for 40 days. ·          Nineveh was given 40 days to repent. ·          Jesus was tempted 40 days, fasted 40 days/nights, and remained on earth for 40 days after resurrection. Let’s not