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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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Where Are the Elijahs Of God

Yet it is strangely true that we can get more “apparent” concern for people across the world than for our perishing neighbors across the street! The most important thing a man can study is the prayer part of the book. We see as other men see, we think as other men think. 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 seat—then we would have a Holy Ghost revival that would taarries this earth and that, ervival no time at all, would liberate millions of precious souls.

Last Days Ministries : Where Are the Elijahs Of God

When something goes wrong with the machinery, these men spring into action to locate and remove the trouble and get the machinery rolling again. Of what and of whom do we protest? And in a sense they were whg. Poverty-stricken as the Church is today in many things, she is most stricken here, in the place of praver.

Such a man as this is not an easy companion.

Present-day preaching, with its pale interpretation of divine truths, causes us to mistake action for unction, commotion for creation, and rattles for revivals. The man who can get believers to praying would, under God, usher in the greatest revival that the world has ever known.

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A thousand times no! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. Refresh and try again. One praying man stands as a majority with God!

Leonard Ravenhill: Why Revival Tarries

A man freed, fired, and filled with God will be branded unpatriotic because he speaks against his nation’s sins; unkind because his tongue is a two-edged sword; unbalanced because the weight rwvival preaching opinion is against him. At the very doors of our churches are the masses – unwon because they are unreached, unreached because they are unloved.

What Bible school has “prayer” on its curriculum? We have also included most of the forward to the book written by Mr. He intended it to be an incubator in which to hatch out converts.

God has always had His specialists whose chief concern has been the moral breakdown, the decline in the spiritual health of the nation or the Church. Let those who will not pay this price leave it alone!

We pass judgments and make appreciations in our prayers. If we tarrise Him does it matter whom we displease? We know Elijah was “a man of like passions as we are,” but alas!

Leonard Ravenhill Quotes (Author of Why Revival Tarries)

Repentance is not a few hot tears at the penitent form. For these men a smoothly operating system has no interest. Although the title of this article is also the title gavenhill chapter four of the book, we have taken some sections from other chapters as well. Failing here, we fail everywhere. Prayer is profoundly simple and simply profound.

We are beggared and bankrupt, but not broken, nor atrries bent. Books by Leonard Ravenhill. Brethren, if we will do God’s work in God’s way, at God’s time, with God’s power, we shall have God’s blessing and the devil’s curses.

But let the people of God go astray from the paths of truth, and immediately the specialist appeared almost out of nowhere. Our compassions are not moved. His acquaintances are divided pretty neatly into two classes, those who love him with all admiration, and those who hate him with perfect hatred! Our accent is on paying, theirs was on praying. We mistake the scaffolding for the building. Thanks for telling us about the problem. If in our cultivated unbelief and our theological twilight and our spiritual powerlessness, we have grieved and are continuing to grieve Thy Holy Spirit, then in mercy spew us out of Thy mouth!


Why Revival Tarries Quotes Showing of Can any deny that in the modern church setup the main cause of anxiety is money?

Out of obscurity, Elijah came on to the Old Testament stage, a full-grown man. But he prays because his soul is hungry for God. There is no fault in God. It is a fire in the Spirit, fed by the flame of Immortal Love; and woe unto us, if, through our negligence to stir up the Gift of God which is within us, that fire burns low.

The pastor who is not praying is playing; the people who are not praying are straying. Such men were Elijah, Jeremiah, Malachi, and others of their kind who appeared at critical moments in history to reprove, rebuke, and exhort in the name of God and righteousness. Were we half as hot as we think we are, and a tenth as powerful as we say we are, our Christians would be baptized in blood, as well as in water and in fire.

The pastor who is not praying is playing; the people who are not praying are straying. The curious thing is that She seldom tries to pay him while he lives, but the next generation builds his sepulcher and writes his biography, as if instinctively and awkwardly to discharge an obligation the previous generation to a large extent ignored.

Remember how Abraham tried to do this, and to this day the earth is cursed with his folly because of Ishmael.

Brethren, our abilities are our handicaps, and our talents our stumbling blocks! God loves such holy boldness in our prayers. But where is this taught?