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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Mercy is what we need, grace is what we must have, or all our life and effort will end in complete failure. I kept growing more and more miserable, and finally I got down and asked God to forgive my sins, but I would not say ‘for Jesus’ sake,’ for I was a Unitarian and I did not believe in the atonement. Shall we not pray pry pray and pray and pray, till the Spirit comes, and God revives His people? Of course we have no reason to suppose that this was the constant practice of our Lord, nor do we even know how common this practice was, but there were certainly times when the whole night was given up to prayer.
In answer to prayer, God washes me from mine iniquity and cleanses me from my sin Ps. We gathered about the table, and Dr.
Who is there that does not wish his joy filled full? Very much of so-called prayer, both public and private, is not unto God.
Here too we do well to follow in the footsteps of the Master. That’s something that would be very difficult to communicate in a book–although the book I just got might suggest otherwise, from all reports.
Dec 10, Rewdy rated ra.torrey it was amazing Shelves: The great need of the day is a general revival. I wish the whole verse might burn into our hearts.
I asked her why she was not a Christian still. But we may be ready. Such prayers will always be in harmony with God’s will, and the Father heareth Him always.
I enjoyed the book. The lands of the rebel ot which had been forfeited to the British crown, were settled up by a class of colonists who for the most part were governed by a spirit of wild adventure. Blunt and Truthful This is the first I have read the author.
And how many follow up their preaching as Paul did, by beseeching men everywhere to be reconciled to God? Experience also teaches this.
Satan has marshalled his forces.
When we learn to come to God with an intensity of desire that wrings the soul, then shall we know a power in prayer that most of us do not know now. As He drew nearer and nearer to the cross, and realized that upon it was to come the great final test of His life, Jesus went out into the garden to pray.
By the year a monthly concert of prayer was held in Antrim. Believing what God says in His Word is faith. I am at a major crossroad in! It is aside from our purpose to go into the general question, but beyond a doubt there is this great harm in many a case; they rob our prayers of power. As one meditates upon the answers to prayers already granted, faith waxes bolder and bolder, and we come to feel in the very depths of our souls that there is nothing too hard for the Lord.
In answer to prayer my eyes are opened to behold wondrous things out of God’s Word Ps.
There was also a verse from James 4 which Torrey brings up that was very helpful and I have never noticed that verse before! I doubt GOD looks down upon me for going to r.a.torreey movies, for reading books that has nothing to do with religion, or for even making friends with people who do I am not sure where the author was going with this.
God cannot hear the prayers of such a man. Moody visiting the town again asked the judge to explain how it came about.
May God use this book to arouse many others to pray that the greatly-needed revival may come, and come speedily. Faith must have a warrant. This is really the method of abiding in Christ. If, then, we would pray aright, the first thing that we should do is to see to it that we really get an audience with God, that we really get into His very presence. Some branches continued in the vine, that is, remained in living union with the vine, so that the sap or life of the vine constantly flowed into these branches.
Jan 09, M. Moody made little impression until men and women began to cry to God. The disciples did not know how to pray as they ought, so they came to Jesus and said,”Lord teach us to pray. Now for us to abide in Christ is for us to bear the same relation to Him that the first sort of branches bear to the vine; that is to say, to abide in Christ is to renounce any independent life of our own, to give up trying to think our thoughts, or form our resolutions, or cultivate our feelings, and simply and constantly look to Christ to think His thoughts in us, to form His purposes in us, to feel His emotions and affections in us.
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