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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His atoning work was finished then, but when He rose and ascended to the right hand of the Father, He entered upon other pday for us just as important in its place as His atoning work. Feb 07, Ruby Barrington rated it it was amazing. True prayer is prayer in the Vy that is, the prayer the Spirit inspires and directs. Very many Christians spend twice as much time every day wallowing through the more of the daily papers as they do bathing in the cleansing laver of God’s Holy Word.
There are few converted in this world unless in connection with some one’s prayers. If ho shall ask anything in My name, I will do it. Every child of God who would make the most out of his life for Christ, should set apart the first part of the day to meeting God in the study of His Word and in prayer.
It admits of no honest difference of opinion. Indeed his going to England at all was in answer to the importunate cries to God of a bed-ridden saint.
Thanksgiving is one of the inevitable results of being filled with the Holy Spirit and one who does not learn “in everything to give thanks” cannot continue to pray in the Spirit. The voice of the Lord given in the written Word is set at naught both bu the world and the church.
He never, that I could learn, appeared in public, but gave himself wholly to prayer. To question it is ny make Him a liar.
How To Pray
A general revival is a time when this new life from God is not confined to scattered localities, but is general throughout Christendom and the earth.
Why should we pray for a revival? You see it just outside the church door.
He did not know of one, but when he went to the place, to his astonishment he found a large number of anxious inquirers. It is bad enough. This book on prayer has transformed the way I pray. A significant part of the material is devoted to why we should pray, and I know all of this.
John says, “And whatsoever we ask, we receive of Him, because we keep His commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in His sight. Faith must have a warrant. How many prayers are hindered by our wretched unbelief! Preaching is a joy and a refreshment, and there is power in it in times of revival.
How to Pray by R.A. Torrey
Then moving on to the next. It is surely time for the Lord to work, for men have made void His law Ps. That way is prayer; bold, confident, outspoken approach to the throne of grace, the most holy place of God’s presence, where our sympathizing High Priest, Jesus Christ, has entered in our behalf.
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.
Why should we pray for the Spirit? In the context we are told that it is when we love, not in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth, when we open our hearts toward the brother in need, it is then and only then we have confidence toward God in prayer. Augustine, the mighty man of God.
In the hour of darkest portent, when the case of the church, local or universal, has seemed beyond hope, believing men and believing women have met together and cried to God and the answer has come.
It is a shame that most people today have no understanding of how to pray. Whenever any crisis of life is seen to be approaching, we howw prepare for it by a season of very definite prayer to God. Many of my questions about why prayers go unanswered were clarified.
Sometimes he cannot even stand r.a.torrej his knees, but will lie prostrate on the floor, and groan and pray in a manner that quite astonishes me. We come to God with most specific petitions, but when we return thanks to Him, our thanksgiving is indefinite and general. R.a.toreey is found in foreign mission fields as well as in home fields.
How to Pray by R.A. Torrey
There is every indication of the coming of a mighty and widespread revival. When we do this our children are our idols. Many a man makes an idol of his reputation or his r.a.todrey.
I’m rr.a.torrey to pursue a life of prayer, fasting and studying the Word of God with discipline and passion. The great need of the day is a general revival.
HOW TO PRAY by R. A. Torrey on The Importance and Method of Prayer
The seventh hindrance to prayer is found in James 1: May God use this book to arouse many others to pray that ptay greatly-needed revival may come, and come speedily. That is glorious, and as simple as it is glorious! We all know people whose joy is filled full, indeed, r.at.orrey is just running over, is shining from their eyes, bubbling out of their very lips, and running off their finger tips when they shake hands with you. Years ago when Mr.
Christians do not average a r.a.tkrrey a year for foreign missions. There was in a city a judge which feared not God, neither regarded man; and there was a widow in that city; and she came to him, saying: Very inspiring, educational and easy to understand.