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Pray for Revival // Praise & Shine

Despair seems to be all around us these days. Turn on the news or scroll through your social media feeds, and you’ll know what I mean. The thing is, we live in a world that’s ripe for revival.

Like Ezekiel, we will all face situations that seem impossible — an addiction, betrayal, barren womb, or wayward child. Ezekiel put all his doubts aside and did as the Lord asked, prophesizing the return of Israel in Ezekiel Chapter 36.

The Lord showed Ezekiel a vision of a valley of dry bones coming together with flesh and becoming filled with the breath of life (Ezekiel 37:1-14). This vision symbolized the whole house of Israel that was then in captivity. Like unburied skeletons, the Israelites were wasting away with no end to their judgment in sight. They thought their hope was gone, and they were cut off forever, with their nation dying in the flames of Babylon’s attack with no hope of resurrection.

The dry bones signified God’s plan for Israel’s restoration. The vision also, more importantly, showed that Israel’s new life depended on God’s power to be brought back from a dead state and filled with the “breath of life.” Something that only our God could do.

Today we can see God’s plan at work with the establishment of the state of Israel in the 1940s. The Israelites now reside in the Holy Land, with Jerusalem becoming recognized as the capital of Israel in 2017. God’s plan is not yet complete with Israel, and He’s not through with you either.

God says He brought dry bones to life, so “you would know that I am the Lord” (Ezekiel 37:13). What if we approached each day believing that what God did then, He can do again?

Jesus said in Mark 11:24, “I tell you, you can pray for anything, and if you believe that you’ve received it, it will be yours.”

“…Revive us so we can call on your name once more. Turn us again to yourself, O LORD, God of Heaven’s Armies. Make your face shine down upon us…” (Psalm 80:18-19)

“Won’t you revive us again, so your people can rejoice in you? Show us your unfailing love, O LORD, and grant us your salvation.” (Psalm 85:6-7)

“Create in me a clean hear, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me.” (Psalm 51:10)

The following questions are from Newspring Church’s devotion Pray for revival.


  • Where have you seen God bring something dead to life? Maybe it was a relationship, a career, or a dream.
  • What did you learn about God’s faithfulness and unfailing love from that experience?


  • Is there any situation where you’ve given up because things feel too far gone or too impossible to change? Where have you lost faith?
  • How is your heart toward God? How do you deal with disappointments or despair?


  • What do you want to see God revive in you?
  • Where do you want to see a revival around you? Ask God to show how you can help bring revival to your home, work, or community.
  • Where do you long to see revival in the church? Ask to fill His church with joy, unity, boldness, confidence, generosity — and whatever else His Spirit brings to mind.


  • Read Psalm 51, making these words your own. If a line causes your heart to skip a beat, pause and wait to hear God speak. When you get to the end, consider what God said to you. The first step in any revival is aligning what we say about ourselves with what our Father says to us.

Quantumania // Showtime

Last weekend at the box office
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish $5.6M
80 for Brady $5.8M
Titanic $6.7M
Avatar: The Way of Water $7.2M
Magic Mike’s Lasty Dance $8.3M

New to theaters
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania PG-13

New on streaming
Unlocked Netflix

New to Blu-ray and DVD
Strange World PG
The Fabelmans PG-13
House Party R

Grab some popcorn, pull up a seat and enjoy the show!

Furever Friends #252

This week we will meet Taffy and Blue, two new animals looking for a new home. We have featured 476 and have adopted 474. 

The Valentine Adoption Special is still going on at the shelter. All pet adoptions are just $14 and include the normal spay and neuter vet treatment. 

You can fill out your adoption application online at: or donate directly to the shelter at:

Furever Friends brought to you by Pet Supplies Plus on Towne Drive in Elizabethtown.

Love is in the Air // Showtime

Last Week At The Box Office
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish $7.9M
BTS: Yet to Come in Cinemas $8.0M
Avatar: The Way of Water $11.3M
80 for Brady $12.7M
Knock at the Cabin $14.1M

New to Theaters
Titanic 25-year Anniversary PG-13
Magic Mike’s Last Dance R

New on Streaming
Harley Quinn: A Very Problematic Valentine’s Day Special HBO Max
At Midnight R Paramount+
Meet Me in Paris Roku
Your Place Or Mine PG-13 Netflix

New to Blu-ray and DVD
Blank Panther: Wakonda Forever PG-13
Spoiler Alert PG-13

Grab some popcorn, pull up a seat and enjoy the show!

Furever Friends #251

Lots to go over this week. The upcoming Sweet Heart event sold out very quickly, There is an upcoming Rabies Clinic, and there is an upcoming Adoption Special. Plus we will meet two more animals that are hoping to find a good home, Skunk and Scrappy.

You can fill out your adoption application online at: or donate directly to the shelter at:

Furever Friends brought to you by Pet Supplies Plus on Towne Drive in Elizabethtown.