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More About Revival, Part 1 (152)

March 28, 2023

In Episode 152, we continue talking about revival and share quotes and stories I’ve collected over the years which I have never shared before. I also wanted to reference Charles Spurgeon’s book which was published way back in 1962.

Spurgeon believed that revival was a work of God's sovereign grace and that it was something that could not be engineered or manipulated by human effort. He believed that revival was characterized by a deep sense of conviction and repentance and that it resulted in significant changes in behavior and a renewed focus on God.

Tune in now, and let’s go bigger, better, and deeper!

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Episode Timestamps:

  • Intro – [00:00]
  • Thoughts on Jesus Revolution Movie – [03:15]
  • Views on Revival and Its Manifestations – [07:52]
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon's Perception of Revival – [08:54]
  • Charles Spurgeon Comparing The First and Second Great Awakening – [11:42]
  • Charles Spurgeon Answering Criticisms – [14:22]
  • Outro – [21:04]

About Our Host:

Bill Giovannetti is the Senior Pastor at Pathway Church, Redding, California — an experienced senior pastor with a demonstrated history of working in the religious institutions’ industry. He also teaches ministry-related college classes at Simpson University and the A. W. Tozer Theological Seminary. Bill has always had a passion to bring the deep things of God’s word to the everyday people of God.


  • Veritas School Online Theological School
  • https://www.veritasschool.life/

  • Spurgeon On Revival by Eric W. Hayden
  • https://www.amazon.com/Spurgeon-Revival-Robert-Backhouse/dp/0854766014

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