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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But let the people of God go astray from the paths of truth, and immediately the specialist appeared almost out of nowhere. Queen Jezebel, that daughter of hell, had routed the priests of God and replaced them with groves to false traries. Yet past experiences sting him to rally all his infernal army to fight against God’s people praying.

Leonard Ravenhill Quotes (Author of Why Revival Tarries)

Mere preachers may help anybody and hurt nobody; but prophets will stir everybody and madden somebody. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Much of our praying is but giving God advice! Thanks for telling us about the problem.

After Pentecost, the onslaught of Peter, fresh from his fiery baptism of the Spirit, shook the crowd until as one man they cried out: Out revivsl obscurity, Elijah came on to the Old Testament stage, a full-grown man. Were we half as hot wjy 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.


Remember how Abraham tried to do this, and to this day the earth is cursed with his folly because of Ishmael. Twrries problem is – dead fundamentalism! He intended it to be an incubator in which to hatch out converts. 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. Let an atom bomb come and they will fall by the millions into hell. Who wants more power?

Leonard Ravenhill: Why Revival Tarries

Such men were Elijah, Jeremiah, Malachi, and others of their kind who appeared at critical moments in history to reprove, rebuke, and exhort tarrifs the name of God and righteousness. When something goes wrong with the machinery, these men spring into action to locate and remove the trouble and get the machinery rolling again.

Ravenhill’s close friend, the late Dr.

We know Elijah was “a man of like passions as we are,” but alas! We have lots of gold, but no glory. Revival God’s Way ratings. Our goal must be God alone.

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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! God is not prodigal with His power; but to be much for God, we must be much with Favenhill. Our accent is on paying, theirs was on praying.


No Bible school can teach us this art. Our praying is discolored with ambition, either for ourselves or for our denomination.

The professional evangelist who leaves the wrought-up meeting as soon as it ends to hurry over to ravenhil most expensive restaurant to feast and crack jokes with his sponsors will find this man something of an embarrassment, for he cannot turn off the burden of the Holy Ghost as one would turn off a faucet.

We do it–or die! Who wants a closer walk with God?

Why Revival Tarries Quotes

Failing here, we fail everywhere. The verdict is final. We mistake the scaffolding for the building. Let us strip off the last bandage and declare that many of our presidents and teachers do not pray, shed no tears, know no travail.