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The Repeated Request For Revival

By Dr. S. Franklin Logsdon

Wilt thou not revive us again?” —Psalm 85:6

Real revival is not a process. Real revival is the outcome or result of the freedom with which we permit the Holy Spirit to operate in and through our lives.

Perhaps designations and characterizations have sadly perplexed the issue and distorted the thinking, but what is sorely needed in our accelerated plunge downward is a solemn turning of our hearts Godward in humble submission to His holy will, thus permitting Him to manifest His presence and power in our midst. The present leanness of soul, carelessness of living and barrenness …

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The King Unrecognized

By Rev. S. Franklin Logsdon

And when Jesus was come into Jerusalem, all the city was moved, saying, Who is this?”—Matthew 21:10

The pages of human history are replete with instances of royal occasions. There have been accessions, ascensions, and acclamations with such ceremonial auspiciousness that people of all lands have become irrepressively hilarious at the pompous procedures. Preparations in the extreme are planned and presentations of appropriateness are bestowed upon the regal subject, but Israel’s King was accorded no such honors. “He came to His own, and His own received Him not” (John 1:11). The kingdom was unrealized, for the King …

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The Effective Antidote For Apathy

By Dr. S. Franklin Logsdon

For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.”—Hebrews 12:3

It is superbly impressive to observe how eminently solicitous of our welfare is the loving heart of God. “Today if ye will hear his voice,” He tenderly urges, “harden not your hearts.” Then ensues the wisest of counsel to safeguard our spiritual health, to strengthen our confidence, to stimulate our action, and to increase our fruitfulness.

The Challenge of the Lord

For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be …

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We Have A Ministry

By Dr. S. Franklin Logsdon

Pastor Logsdon’s Installation Message Delivered Sunday Morning, January 14, 1951

The keynote of Paul’s message to the Corinthian believers reminds us of a great general who said to his soldiers, “The assignment before us is most important. We know our cause is just. Let US go forward.” After his premise was clearly established, this faithful leader laid his challenge upon the hearts of Christians, saying, “Therefore, seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not.”

A Potent Ministry

The Christian ministry has a throb of love which reaches to the utmost depth in pity …

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