Revival is a means by which we can reconnect with Yahweh on a intimate level. Over the past century, we have continuously devalued Yahweh’s place in society. Rather than seeking His face in our time of need, we have sought the world in order to provide our needs. Drugs, sex, alcohol, social media, and self-help has replaced the word. Revival is not suppose to serve as a quick fix to our problems or an energy booster to get us through the next few months until another revival occurs. Revivals should be occurring everyday within ourselves, our homes, and our places of worship. Their are requirements for revival. In 2 Corinthians 7:12–22 it states:
12And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice. 13If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people; 14If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. 15Now mine eyes shall be open, and mine ears attent unto the prayer that is made in this place. 16For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually. 17And as for thee, if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, and do according to all that I have commanded thee, and shalt observe my statutes and my judgments; 18Then will I establish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.
19But if ye turn away, and forsake my statutes and my commandments, which I have set before you, and shall go and serve other gods, and worship them; 20Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations. 21And this house, which is high, shall be an astonishment to every one that passeth by it; so that he shall say, Why hath the LORD done thus unto this land, and unto this house? 22And it shall be answered, Because they forsook the LORD God of their fathers, which brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, and laid hold on other gods, and worshiped them, and served them: therefore hath he brought all this evil upon them.
As a people, we can not come into revival with our own agenda or expectations. It should serve as time for resurrecting our relationship with Yahweh as well as seeking favor in our land.