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Ken May: Spiritual Awakening: Call for Revival (Joel 1-2)
Ken May, pastor of First Baptist Church in Stephenville, called his hearers to a time of refreshing, renewal and repair—or spiritual revival. He described the spiritual darkness in America during the late 1700s before the Second Great Awakening. Prayer was a key precedent to this and other large-scale revivals.
May called his hearers to pray for spiritual awakening in the United States now, with an eye to the “locusts” referred to by the prophet Joel. Joel also called the people of God to sound the alarm and to change their hearts.
This sermon was delivered on Sept. 6, 2020, for the morning worship service of First Baptist Church in Stephenville as the first in a series titled “Spiritual Awakening.”
The script for this sermon is available here.