Why Revival Tarries. Leonard Ravenhill. FOREWORD. GREAT industrial concerns have in their employment men who are needed only when there is a. Leonard Ravenhill was one of the last old-time holiness preachers of the twentieth century. Here is an excerpt from the book by Leonard Ravenhill. It is our privilege to publish these excerpts from Leonard Ravenhill’s powerful first book WHY REVIVAL TARRIES. Although the title of this article is also the title.
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We try to help God out of difficulties.
A thousand or ehy thousand ordinary priests or pastors or teachers could labor quietly on, almost unnoticed, while the spiritual life of Israel or the Church was normal. Published by Bethany House Publishers.
Leonard Ravenhill: Why Revival Tarries
The secret of praying is praying in secret. Brethren, our abilities are our handicaps, reivval our talents our stumbling blocks! A Classic on Revival. What Bible school has “prayer” on its curriculum?
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A sinning man will stop praying, and a praying man will stop sinning. To such men as this the Church owes a debt too heavy to pay.
Prayer is to the believer what capital is to the business man. Today, the church is married to prosperity, personality, and popularity.
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Bypass us and take up a people who now know Thee not! We have adopted the convenient theory that the Bible is a Book to be explained, whereas first and foremost it is a Book to be believed and after that to be obeyed. His acquaintances are divided pretty neatly into two classes, those who love him with all admiration, and those who hate him with perfect hatred!
Mere preachers may help anybody and hurt nobody; but prophets will stir everybody and madden somebody. The pastor who is not praying is playing; the people who are not praying are straying. On the other hand, Elijah made it as difficult as he could for the Lord. If we please Him does it matter whom we displease? Spiritual adolescents say, “I’ll not go tonight, it’s only the prayer meeting.
Read More of his articles: After Revoval, the onslaught of Peter, fresh from his fiery baptism of the Spirit, shook the crowd until as one man they cried out: They are specialists concerned with trouble and how to find and correct it. Refresh and try again. Much of our praying is but giving God advice!
He is waiting for Elijah to call on Him. With all our mass-evangelism, souls are won only in hundreds. God’s smile means the devil’s frown! The two prerequisites to successful Christian living are vision and passion, both of which are born in and maintained by prayer.
If we could live every moment of every day under the eye of God, if we did every act in the light of the judgment seat, if we sold every article in the light of the judgment seat, if we prayed every prayer in the light of the judgment seat, if we tithed all our possessions in the light of the judgment seat, if we preachers prepared every sermon with one eye on damned humanity and the other on the judgment arvenhill we would have a Holy Ghost revival that would shake this earth and that, in no time at all, would liberate millions of precious revivap.
God meets fire with fire. The pastor who is not praying is playing; the people who are not praying are straying. Elijah lived with God. The man who can get believers to praying would, under God, usher in the greatest revival that the world has ever known. Can they teach what they do not know?
Why Revival Tarries Quotes by Leonard Ravenhill
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Repentance is a change of mind about God, about sin, and about hell! Return to Book Page.