How To Pray [R. A. Torrey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers . How to Pray is a riveting and compelling call to prayer. Pastor, educator. Table of Contents Preface to How to Pray Chapter 1 – The Importance of Prayer Chapter 2 – Praying Unto God Chapter 3 – Obeying and Praying Chapter 4 -. How can we learn to pray effectively? Renowned evangelist and Bible teacher R. A. Torrey says that there are key biblical principles which must be followed if w .
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Oh, if we only realized the fullness of God’s grace, that is ours for the asking, its height and depth and length and breadth, I am sure uow we would spend more time in prayer.
Those persons who know the deep peace of God, the unfathomable peace that passeth all understanding, are always men and women of much prayer. It’s quick and to the point, you could easily read it in a weekend or even an evening if you have a decent attention span. Many and many a man is crying to God in vain, simply because of sin in his life.
When we do this our children are our idols. There are many who wonder why they are so powerless in prayer, but the very simple explanation of it all is found in their neglect of the words of Christ. It is not confined to any one country, though it may be more manifest in some countries than in others.
Whenever any crisis of life is seen to be approaching, we should prepare for it by a season of very definite prayer to God. Oftentimes it is the case that we are occupied neither with the need nor with the One to whom we are praying, but our mind is wandering here and there throughout the world.
How to Pray by R.A. Torrey
The calm majesty of His bearing in meeting the awful onslaughts of Pilate’s R.a.tkrrey Hall and of Calvary, was the outcome of the struggle, agony and victory of Gethsemane. Indeed his going to England at all was in answer to the importunate cries to God of a bed-ridden saint.
Bounds is a tad more inspirational. It is about the only mark of intellectual superiority many possess, and perhaps that is the reason they cling to it so tenaciously. When we feel least like praying is the time when we most need to pray. His atoning work was finished then, but when He rose and ascended to the right hhow of the Father, He entered upon other work for us just as important in its place as His atoning work.
In order that God may no longer be dishonored by the low level of our Christian lives and by our ineffectiveness in service, in order that God may be glorified in the new beauty that comes into our lives and the new power that comes into our service.
A few minutes before I was about as near eternal perdition as one gets.
They are the devil’s imitations of a revival. We should walk tk constant communion with God. An amazing gem on how to pray. A most remarkable and widespread display of God’s reviving power was that which broke out at Rochester, New York, prajunder the labors of Charles G.
Here we are distinctly told that the Spirit of God prays in us, draws out our prayer, in the r.a.torry of God’s will. You find it not only in the awful cesspools set apart for it in the great cities, but it is crowding further and ra.torrey up our business streets and into the residence portions of our cities. Doubtless there are times when we are able through faith in the Word or the leading of the Holy Spirit to CLAIM the first time that which we have asked of God; but beyond question there are other times when we must pray again and again and again for the same thing before we get our answer.
He is right there! People no longer ask, “Does God answer prayer?
How seldom we pray things through! Never despise the day of small things. Oh, the power of prayer to reach down, down, down, where hope itself seems vain, and lift men and women up, up, up into fellowship with and likeness to God. When Jesus healed the ten lepers and only one came back to give Him thanks, in wonderment and pain He exclaimed, “Were not the ten cleansed? Less dependence is being put upon machinery and more dependence upon God.
There is every reason why, if a revival should come in any country at this time, it should be more widespread in its extent than any revival of history. A powerful yet user-friendly classic on prayer.
Well, the way to have it filled full is by praying in the name of Jesus. What little streams of mercy and grace most of us know, when we might know rivers overflowing their banks!
The verse tells us how the life is attainable by every child of God: T.a.torrey know the 4 p’s of prayer; Praise, Purify, Pray and Praise. His power is still great.
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Some of us let the hurry of our lives crowd prayer out, and what a waste of time and energy and nerve force there is by the constant worry! We have religious excitements gotten up by the cunning methods and hypnotic influence of the mere professional evangelist; but these are not revivals and are not needed.
Get closer to God Father, Son, and Holy Ghostyour spiritual walk will bear fruits the like of which only your imagination can concieve, but your God really does love you. The young man and young woman who does not believe in dancing with its rank immodesties, the card table with its drift toward gambling, and the theater with its ever-increasing appeal to lewdness, is counted an old fogy. Before we knelt to pray, I said something like the above, telling all the friends to be sure before they prayed, and while they were praying, that they really were in God’s presence, that they had the thought of Him definitely in mind, and to be more taken up with Him than with their petition.
Experiencing God Through Prayer R. There must then be confident unwavering expectation. I asked her why she did not believe the Bible. Jan 09, M. Christians do not average a dollar a year for foreign missions.