Perhaps you feel God needs to do a work in your life to revive you spiritually, but you just don’t know what it is.
Over the next few weeks, I want to point you to the vital signs that may indicate the need for spiritual revival in your life. The first one we find in Psalm 85. It is lack of joy. Look at the language in verse 6,
Will You not revive us again, that Your people may rejoice in You?
When a person is sullen and depressed spiritually, cheerless and despondent, it is a sure sign that they need revival.
You might say, “Well, you know, if my circumstances would just change, then I would rejoice.” No. Joy is not dependent upon your circumstances. In fact, let me give you a great example.
2 Corinthians 8:1-2states,
Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia: that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality.
your blessed you all.