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Reformation to Revival, 500 Years of Godís Glory
Sixty Revivals, Awakenings and Heaven-Sent Visitations of the Holy Spirit
by Mathew Backholer

Published to mark the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. For the past five hundred years God has been pouring out His Spirit, to reform and to revive His Church. Reformation to Revival traces the Divine thread of Godís power from Martin Luther of 1517, through to the Charismatic Movement and into the twenty-first century, featuring 60 great revivals from 20 nations on five continents.

Walk with George Fox during the Quaker Revival in Puritan England and into America; rejoice with Count Zinzendorf of the Moravian Revival and the great mission advance, and see America and Britain transformed under the preaching of Jonathan Edwards, John Wesley, George Whitefield and friends during the Great Awakenings. Discover the depths of the great 1859 Revivals; labour with Jonathan Goforth of China, in Korea and Manchuria and see Wales transformed under the power of the Holy Spirit because of the faith of Evan Roberts. Read about the Pentecostal explosion of the Azusa Street Revival and the great works of God across Britain and America into the twenty-first century.

Sixty revivals, awakenings and Heaven-sent visitations of the Holy Spirit in the nations of: Germany, Britain, America, Switzerland, South Africa, Norway, Sweden, Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, China, Korea, Japan, Ghana etc., Manchuria (annexed by Russia), India, Australia, Ruanda, Argentina and Indonesia.

Book Details
  • Size 9 x 6 inches (229mm x 152mm)
  • 25 chapters
  • 270 pages
  • ISBN 978-1907066-60-3 (paperback)

    eBook Details
  • ISBN 978-1907066-61-0 (eBook)
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  • Preface
  • 1. Understanding Revival
  • 2. Revivals from the Bible

    The Reformation
  • 3. Martin Luther and the Reformation in Germany 1517
  • 4. Bible Translation and the Reformation in England 1533
  • 5. John Knox and the Reformation in Scotland 1555

    Accounts of Revivals
  • 6. George Fox and the Quaker Revival 1652+
  • 7. A New Day Dawns
  • 8. Blessing in Unity
  • 9. The Birth of Methodism
  • 10. Re-Digging the Wells
  • 11. Days of Pentecost
  • 12. The Parson is Converted!
  • 13. The Church Ablaze
  • 14. The Fire of the Lord

  • 15. Mighty to Save
  • 16. Expect Great things from God
  • 17. The Presence of God
  • 18. From the West to the East
  • 19. Jerusalem of the East
  • 20. Holy Spirit and Fire
  • 21. The Spirit of Revival
  • 22. From Evangelism to Revival
  • 23. Fire Starters

    Teaching on Revival
  • 24. The Need For Revival
  • 25. The God who Answers by Fire
  • 26. Praying for Revival

  • Other Books by Mathew Backholer
  • Sources and Notes
  • ByFaith Media Books
  • ByFaith Media DVDs
  • Notes

  • About the Author
    Mathew Backholer is the co-founder of ByFaith Media ( and films and presents ByFaith TV which airs on numerous Christian networks around the world. As a revival historian he collates, documents and records revivals from around the globe. He is the author of a number of books including: Global Revival, Revival Fire, Revival Answers, Short-Term Missions and Extreme Faith.