Revival Prayer Guide Using Bible Verses

“‘What are the prospects of revival?’ asked the writer of an aged servant of God. ‘They are as bright as the promises of God,'” was the swift reply. Arthur Wallis, in his book:  In The Day of Thy Power

The below verses have to do with sanctification, consecration, repentance, humility, as well as the Lord’s promises for sending the revival we seek. Use these verses as a form of prayer as we confess, repent, consecrate, and entreat the Lord to send us the revival we need.

Elijah went before the people and said, “How long will you waver between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him.” (1 Kgs. 18:21)

If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. (2 Chron. 7:14)

If you return to the Almighty, you will be restored: If you remove wickedness far from your tent. (Job 22:23)

He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. (Ps. 23:3)

Who may ascend the mountain of the Lord? Who may stand in his holy place? The one who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not trust in an idol or swear by a false god. They will receive blessing from the Lord and vindication from God their Savior. Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek your face, God of Jacob. (Ps. 24:3-6)

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight; so you are right in your verdict and justified when you judge. (Ps. 51:1-4)

Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity. Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. Then I will teach transgressors your ways, so that sinners will turn back to you. (Ps. 51:9-13)

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, A broken and a contrite heart—These, O God, You will not despise. (Ps. 51:17)

If I regard iniquity in my heart, The Lord will not hear. (Ps. 66:18)

Restore us, Lord God Almighty; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved. (Ps. 80:19)

Restore us again, God our Savior, and put away your displeasure toward us. Will you be angry with us forever? Will you prolong your anger through all generations? Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you? (Ps. 85:4-6)

He who covers his sins will not prosper, But whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. (Prov. 28:13)

See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland. (Isa. 43:19)

Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near. Let the wicked forsake their ways and the unrighteous their thoughts. Let them turn to the Lord, and he will have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will freely pardon. (Isa. 55:6-7)

So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it. (Isa. 55:11)

For this is what the high and exalted One says— he who lives forever, whose name is holy: “I live in a high and holy place, but also with the one who is contrite and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite. (Isa. 57:15)

But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear. (Isa. 59:2)

They will rebuild the ancient ruins and restore the places long devastated; they will renew the ruined cities that have been devastated for generations. (Isa. 61:4)

Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains would tremble before you! As when fire sets twigs ablaze and causes water to boil, come down to make your name known to your enemies and cause the nations to quake before you! For when you did awesome things that we did not expect, you came down, and the mountains trembled before you. Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you, who acts on behalf of those who wait for him. (Isa 64:1-4)

This is what the Lord says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. (Jer. 6:16)

I will search for the lost and bring back the strays. I will bind up the injured and strengthen the weak, but the sleek and the strong I will destroy. I will shepherd the flock with justice. (Ez. 34:16)

I will make them and the places all around My hill a blessing; and I will cause showers to come down in their season; there shall be showers of blessing. (Ez. 34:26)

A Prayer for the revival of dry bones. (Ez 37:1-14)

A Prayer of confession and a plea for restoration. (Dan. 9:4-19)

Sow for yourselves righteousness; Reap in mercy; Break up your fallow ground, For it is time to seek the Lord, Till He comes and rains righteousness on you. (Hos. 10:12)

A prayer of repentance. (Joel 2:12-17)

Lord, I have heard of your fame; I stand in awe of your deeds, Lord. Repeat them in our day, in our time make them known; in wrath remember mercy. (Hab. 3:2)

The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house, says the LORD Almighty. And in this place I will grant peace, declares the LORD Almighty. (Hag. 2:9)

Ask the Lord for rain in the springtime; it is the Lord who sends the thunderstorms.  He gives showers of rain to all people, and plants of the field to everyone. (Zech. 10:1)

Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord. (Acts 3:19)

An admonition to live holy lives. (2 Cor. 6:14-18)

This is why it is said: “Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” (Eph. 5:14)

An admonition to pursue humility for a genuine revival. (James 4:6-10)

Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain. (James 5:7)

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