Revival in History – Duncan Campbell & the Welsh Revival

Duncan CampbellAs an incentive to pray for revival, there could be few greater challenges than reading accounts of how God has graciously granted times of awakening in the past. A notable example of this can be seen in the life and ministry of Duncan Campbell who was so remarkably blessed and used by God in Scotland and many other places earlier in this century.

Campbell attended a convention in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was challenged to plead with God, “O Lord, give me back the years that the locusts have eaten,” and then, “Lord, make again Thy marred vessel.” He knew that there was only one way to resolve the issue and on returning home he gave himself to waiting upon God in prayer. During the night, his doubts and fears were at last removed as he recalled the glorious promises in God’s Word, “For the Lord will not cast off His people, neither will He forsake His inheritance” (Psalm 94:13), and “Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; Who healeth all thy diseases” (Psalm 103:3). Continue reading