Here is an interesting article I recently came across. Not all agree with the events that precede the Rapture as outlined below (nor do I), but the resounding REAL message of this article is clear and one that I completely agree with: There will not be a great revival before the Rapture:
WILL THERE BE REVIVAL?
The Holy Spirit TOLD US, in the very Word He inspired, that the end-time Church would be characterized by lukewarmness and that, at best, it would have "little strength" (Revelation 3:8,16).
I promise you the Holy Spirit was and is RIGHT.
I'd LOVE TO tell you that we will have one strong, united, vibrant and influential Church.
But arguing with the Spirit of Truth is FUTILE.
In fact, truer words were never spoken.
There may be outpourings of the Spirit on small groups and individuals, but Churchwide, not happening.
So, will there ever be ANOTHER great revival?
But contrary to religious teaching, it won't happen WITHIN the Church.
It won't come because of ANYTHING WE DO.
It won't come because of some EXTRAORDINARILY GIFTED preacher, either.
NO FLESH shall glory in His Presence.
Like ALL revivals in the past, it will be A SOVEREIGN ACT of God the Holy Spirit.
And that revival will come, according to Joel 2:28-32, IN THE VERY LAST MINUTES OR SECONDS OF this Church Age:
When there's A GREAT, SUDDEN SHAKING of earth, sea and sky (Hebrews 12:26; Haggai 2:6,21).
When the sea and waves begin to "roar" (reverberate) as a result (Luke 21:25).
When the earth's geography and topography are SUDDENLY and drastically rearranged (Revelation 6:14)...
When nations (gentiles) become distressed and perplexed, and people are dying FOR FEAR of the things that are coming on this earth (Luke 21:25, 26)...
When the sun INSTANTLY TURNS BLACK, the moon BLOOD-RED, there are millions of falling stars, the sky splits in two and JESUS APPEARS in HIS GLORY, there will be MANY who will cry out to Jesus IN THOSE VERY LAST MOMENTS, and be caught up to heaven in what is commonly referred to as the Rapture (Revelation 6:12).
THAT'S WHEN His Spirit will be poured on all flesh.
We don't know HOW MANY and we can't predict WHO will turn to Him, and WHO won't.
But it WILL happen.
That will be THE LAST great revival in Church history.