1. When we do not
love Him as we once did.
2. When earthly
interests and occupations are more important to us than eternal ones.
3. When we would
rather watch TV and read secular books and magazines than read the Bible and
4. When we have
little or no desire for prayer.
5. When we would
rather make money than give money.
6. When our
Christianity is joyless and passionless.
7. When we know
truth in our heads that we are not practicing in our lives.
8. When we make
little effort to witness to the lost.
9. When we have
time for sports, recreation, and entertainment, but not for Bible study and
10. When we do not
tremble at the Word of God.
11. When we seldom
think thoughts of eternity.
12. When we are more
concerned about our jobs and careers than about the Kingdom of Christ and
the salvation of the lost.
13. When Christian
husbands and wives are not praying together.
14. When our children
are growing up to adopt worldly values, secular philosophies and ungodly
15. When we watch
things on TV and movies that we would not show in church.
16. When our prayers
17. When our hearts are
cold and our eyes are dry.
18. When our singing is
half-hearted and our worship lifeless.
19. When we aren't
seeing regular evidence of the supernatural power of God.
20. When we are bored
21. When we are more
concerned about what others think about us than what God thinks about us.
22. When we are making
little or no difference in the secular world around us.
23. When we are unmoved
by the thought of our neighbors, business associates and acquaintances going
24. When we have ceased
to weep and mourn and grieve over our sin.
25. When we aren't
exercising faith and believing God for the impossible.
26. When the fire has
gone out in our hearts, our marriages and our church.
27. When we are blind
to the extent of our need and don't think we need revival.