The Center of Bible Engagement did a study among Christians who read their Bibles regularly.
They reported that when people engage with their Bible four times a week, some stunning things happen:
Feeling lonely drops 30%
Anger issues drop 32%
Bitterness in relationships drops 40%
Alcoholism drops 57%
Sex outside of marriage drops 68%
Feeling spiritually stagnant drops 60%
Viewing pornography drops 61%
Sharing your faith jumps 200%
Discipling others jumps 230%
What will you gain when you study the Word?
I am sharing this because it just may have something to say about how our societies have gotten so messed up.
David Legge is a Christian evangelist, preacher and Bible teacher. He served as Assistant Pastor at Portadown Baptist Church before receiving a call to the pastorate of the Iron Hall Assembly in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He ministered as pastor-teacher of the Iron Hall from 1998-2008, and now resides in Portadown with his wife Barbara, daughter Lydia and son Noah.
1. What Is Revival? – 3
2. A Revival In Christ-Centred Gospel Preaching – 11
3. A Revival In The Bible – 18
4. A Revival In Prayer – 27
5. A Revival In Holiness – 36
6. A Revival In Love – 46
7. A Revival In The Holy Spirit – 57
8. A Call To Arms – 66
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Jesus Commissions His Disciples
14 Finally he appeared to his eleven disciples while they were eating. He rebuked them for their unbelief and stubbornness, because they had not believed those who had seen him after he had risen. 15 Then he told them, “As you go into all the world, proclaim the gospel to everyone. 16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever doesn’t believe will be condemned. 17 These are the signs that will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons. they will speak in new languages. 18 and they will pick up snakes with their hands.Even if they drink any deadly poison it will not hurt them; and the’ll place their hands on the sick, and they’ll recover.”
Jesus is Taken Up to Heaven
19 So the Lord Jesus, after talking with his disciples, was taken up to heaven and sat down at the right hand of God. 20 Then his disciples went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord kept working with them and confirming the message by the signs that accompanied it.