Stephen F. Olford, back in 1962, knew that America was in great need of revival.  A series of his sermons were published in Heart-Cry For Revival. In the front cover are the words:

Pulsating with prophetic challenge for the individual heart is this clear-cut declaration of the crucial need today fro vital Christian awakening and rededication.

Revival is essential, asserts Stephen F. Olford, to restrain the righteous anger of God…to restore conscious awareness of God…to reestablish the glorious activity of God.