Issue 23 Spiritual Awakenings in North America

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Awakenings in America: Seasons of the Spirit

Spiritual awakenings have brought lasting benefits to the Church and the surrounding culture. Have we forgotten our great heritage of renewals?

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The Time for Prayer: The Third Great Awakening

During the Third Great Awakening of 1857 to 1859, 10,000 people in New York City alone gathered together daily—even left work—to pray. The same thing was taking place all over the country, in small towns as well as in great cities.

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Spiritual Awakenings in North America: From the Publisher

Introduction to this issue on spiritual awakenings in North America.

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Spiritual Awakenings in North America: Did You Know?

Fascinating facts about revivals in North America.

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Sleepers Awake

Has the West grown so hardened through humanism and our adoration of material things that we can resist the moving of the Holy Spirit?

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Patterns of Spiritual Renewal

Spiritual awakenings show similar patterns.

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A Dawning in the New World

Origins of American Awakenings in New England & the Middle Colonies.

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On the Outpouring of the Spirit of God

From a Sermon by the Reverend Solomon Stoddard, 1712

Solomon Stoddard

God’s Wonderful Working

The first Great Awakening in New England & the Middle Colonies

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Jonathan Edwards

Snapshot of Jonathan Edwards, America’s greatest theologian.

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George Whitefield

Snapshot of George Whitefield, extraordinary evangelist of the Great Awakening.

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In the Wake of the Great Awakening

The Awakening not only brought spiritual renewal to God’s people, and new conversions, but salt and light to the society around.

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Apostles on Horseback

Francis Asbury & the Methodist Circuit Riders—Covering America with Spiritual Awakening

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Peter Cartwright

One of the greatest frontier preachers.

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Charles Grandison Finney & the Second Phase of the Second Great Awakening

When Finney opened evangelistic meetings in October 1825, he was beginning seven years of the most intense evangelistic activity that the United States has seen.

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Asahel Nettleton

Nettleton was a successful evangelist, who saw as many as 30,000 conversions.

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In the Wake of the Second Great Awakening

The Gospel was meant by God to do more than just get people saved.

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In the Wake of the Third Great Awakening

The influence of the awakening was felt everywhere in the nation.

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Praying Boldly

Concluding thoughts on our great need to pray.

David R. Mains

Spiritual Awakenings in North America: Recommended Resources

Where to find more information of spiritual awakenings.

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