Great Sermon! I became aware over 20 years ago of how many times God/Jesus says regarding His people, "They don't know Me." Jeremiah 9:23-24 was one of the verses that challenged me personally that my overriding focus was to know Him and to be known by Him. You are doing the church a great service by calling this to our attention.
Would add to that list ... I personally would add to Stephen Olford and Adrian Rogers the following names: Leonard Ravenhill, David Wilkerson, Paul Washer and Brother E.A. Johnston himself. They all inspire me to walk closer to Christ Jesus.
Great Sermon! While so many beliebers are expecting a Rapture at any moment, I believe Godâ€™s judgement is coming on this nation before Christ returns. Why should we be exempt from reaping what weâ€™ve sown, just because weâ€™re Americans? Yes, I truly believe we are slated for judgement.
Great Sermon! Very convicting! Need more of this type of preaching across the land. We need revival desperately. I donâ€™t believe it will come, but I desire it with all my soul. Thank you brother Johnston!
Thirsting for Revival! Iâ€™m thirsting for Revival in my own heart, in my church, in my state, in my nation, and around the world. If we keep holding back in completely surrendering to God, how can we experience revival at all? Why should God send it when we are a disobedient people, when we havenâ€™t repented? May God raise up men of God to preach the fear of God once again. It is worse out there than most of us have any idea! May the Lord Jesus Christ help us!
Listen to this Preacher! 9 Minutes of soil-convicting preaching!
The churches of today:
No Fear of Judgment,
No Fear of Hell,
No Fear of God!
Just laughter and levity, no solemnity or brokenness .... just like the man of God said.
May God Almighty help us!
Too Far Gone .... My opinion or belief in response to Brother Johnstonâ€™s question as to whether my nation (America) is too far gone for Revival is: I believe itâ€™s too far gone and only judgment is looming! That doesnâ€™t mean we shouldnâ€™t try reaching individuals for Christ (we need to), but the nation as a whole has been given over to a reprobate mind. And the Church is much to blame. Iâ€™ve even heard some â€śgoodâ€ť preachers recently state that â€śonly beliefâ€ť is required for salvation, and not repentance. But is a salvation that doesnâ€™t stir repentance, holiness, and a broken desire to obey God (even though we fail at times) â€” is that kind of salvation true Biblical salvation? So many are told to just say a prayer â€śaccepting Jesusâ€ť without first being truly convicted that they are a lost doomed Hell-bound sinner without hope apart from the redeeming blood of Christ shed on the cross. Then they go about their lives without a relationship with Christ, no desire for Scripture, prayer, or a holy life. No repentance. No conviction of sin. No tears. Just living their life on their own terms assured that their going to Heaven. Believers (for the most part) are no longer salt and light. May God help us! May the Lord Jesus Christ deliver us!
Great Convicting Message! This is another great convicting message, makes me examine my life and motives. I don't want to assume anything about myself without looking at Scripture and seeking God. Examine my heart oh Lord!
Great Evangelistic Message! A great message that states the problem of sin and lostness, and provides the only remedy â€” repenting and turning to Jesus Christ as both Lord and Saviour. Time is short. Our lives are but vapors, let us be broken and cry out to the Lord before itâ€™s too late!
Wish all pastors could be convicted by this ... Another great convicting message, which is rare among Americaâ€™s pulpits these days. I truly wish that ALL Americaâ€™s pastors and Christian leaders would listen to this â€” and then REPENT accordingly!
Great Sermon! This sends chills down my back. To read â€śHe loved fishing and was a big New York Yankees fanâ€ť, in an obituary, but nothing about Jesus â€” bring Holy Ghost conviction to my own life. May my future obit be all about the Lord Jesus Christ. Who cares if I â€śliked gardeningâ€ť in light of eternity?!
Great Sermon! The more I listen, the more Iâ€™m convinced that a steady diet of laughs in the church kills both conviction of sin AND any hope for revival and brokenness before God Almighty. This is worth listening to 20 times!
Convicting Sermon! This message made me ashamed that I donâ€™t do more personally to take a stand against cultural and public wickedness. I need to do much more â€” more than simply boycotted certain businesses that are at the forefront of the anti-Christian agenda such as Ben and Jerryâ€™s, Target, Disney, and Starbucks. Sometimes one voice can make a difference. Thank you brother Johnston!
History speaks truth! Very interesting insight about real historical revival results â€” 100,000 conversions in a city with less than 10,000 people? Hmm ... thank you Dr Johnston for correcting what some over-exaggerate. I love the topic of revivals; I truly would love to see one in my lifetime. However, I wonder if we are at the point of no return in America. Have we sinned away our day of Grace?
Great Sermon! Another convicting message! All of his messages are godly and focused on repentance. So needed on this dark hour. Get his books too! Every one Iâ€™ve read are excellent! God bless you Brother Johnson.
More preachers should preach like this ... What a great message! As are all of Brother Johnstonâ€™s messages. .... Sadly, pastors will not say these tornadoes, storms, floods, and fires are judgements from God because they do not preach the judgement of Almighty God, nor do they preach the fear of the Lord and repentance from sin. Itâ€™s an â€śonly believeâ€ť Gospel with no repentance, regeneration, sanctification, and holiness. Some would perhaps maybe give lip-service to great preachers like Edwards, Whitfield, Finney, Nettleton, Tozer, Ravenhill, and Barnard, but they would never preach like them, and most wouldnâ€™t even acknowledge them. Itâ€™s an entertainment and man-centered Gospel these days folks, and salvation to them is just another self-goal for their own preservation, rather than a true desire for the Living God, and His ways, His Righteousness, and Holiness. They donâ€™t care about actually obeying God, or glorifying Him, but only getting something from Him (their salvation). The rest of the time they want the world. It always gets back to them â€” all the time! A man-centered, man-pleasing Gospel, which is not the True Gospel of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ of the Bible. Repent! Hell lasts a long time!!