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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Bypass us and take up a people who now know Thee not! 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! We have many organizers, but few agonizers; many players yarries payers, few pray-ers; many singers, few clingers; lots of pastors, few wrestlers; many fears, few tears; much fashion, little passion; many interferers, few intercessors; many writers, but few fighters.

John the Baptist was a new man with a new message. We try to help God out of difficulties. We have many organizers, but few agonizers; many players and payers, few pray-ers; many singers, few clingers; lots of pastors, few wrestlers; many fears, few tears; much fashion, little passion; many interferers, few intercessors; many writers, but few fighters.

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. Brethren, our abilities are our handicaps, and our talents our stumbling blocks!

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We will write about prayer-power, but not fight while in prayer. If Thou cannot do something with us and through us, then please God, do something without us! When something goes wrong with the machinery, these men spring into action to locate and remove the trouble and get the machinery rolling again.

Return to Book Page. 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. Why Revival Tarries Quotes Showing of Queen Jezebel, that daughter of hell, had routed the priests of God and replaced them with groves to false deities.


Be the first to learn about new releases! If we please Him does it matter whom we displease? I believe that the church of Jesus Christ needs a new revelation of the majesty of God.

God “is able to do according to the power that worketh in us. Published by Bethany House Publishers. Churchgoers, sermon-sick and teaching-tired, leave the meeting as whu entered it – visionless and passionless! This handmaid of the Lord is unloved and unwooed because she is not dripping with the pearls of intellectualism, nor glamorous with the silks of philosophy; neither is she enchanting with the tiara of psychology.

His instinct for trouble brought him to the help of the Lord and of Israel. We will write their biographies, reverence their memories, frame their epitaphs, and trries their monuments.

Cannot the same wonders be done now as of old? A sinning man will stop praying, and a praying man will stop sinning. Our praying is discolored with ambition, either for ourselves or for our denomination. Yet past experiences sting him to taries all his infernal army to fight against God’s people praying.

Toward him it is impossible to be neutral. God loves such holy boldness in our prayers. After Pentecost, the onslaught of Peter, fresh from his fiery baptism of the Spirit, shook the crowd until as wyy man they cried out: Leonard Ravenhill was a powerful preacher and author of many stirring books, including the classic, “Why Revival Tarries. We tell Him what to do and then how to do it.

Failing here, we fail everywhere. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A thousand times no! Today, the church is married to prosperity, personality, and popularity.

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It is not emotion or remorse or reformation. Leonaard in with Facebook Sign in options. Then the rest of us will be embarrassed. The pastor who is not praying is playing; the people who are not praying are straying.


God has always had His specialists whose chief concern targies been the moral breakdown, the decline in the spiritual health of the nation or the Church. He wanted fire, but yet he soaked the sacrifice with water!

Return to Book Page. Today God is bypassing men – not because they are too ignorant, but because they are too self-sufficient. The pulpit can be a shopwindow to display rrvival talents; the prayer closet allows no showing off. The preacher may go with the crowd; the prophet goes against it.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He was all passion in his prayers and passionate in his denunciation of evil in the whhy. 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.

A thousand or ten thousand ordinary priests or pastors or teachers could labor tarriws on, almost unnoticed, while the spiritual life of Israel or the Church was normal.

Why Revival Tarries Quotes

Just as Moses could not mistake the sight of the burning bush, so a nation could not mistake the sight of a burning man! The two whg to successful Christian living are vision and passion, both of which are born in and maintained by prayer. Our accent is on paying, theirs was on praying. Preview — Revival Praying by Leonard Ravenhill. There is no fault in God. Failing here, we fail everywhere.