A spiritual awakening is the visible invasion of the King and His kingdom.
This chapter relates stories of dramatic spiritual movements—Great Awakenings—from the past and the present. Times of spiritual awakening highlight the kingdom of God, advancing the rule and reign of Christ in the hearts of many people.
Spiritual awakenings result in obvious societal transformation, and they have important eternal ramifications as well. Author Bill Elliff suggests that these rapid advances of spiritual life are necessary to the long-term health of cultures and nations, and that America is in desperate need of another such spiritual change. The video linked above outlines God’s historic moves in times past.