R.A. Torrey was D.L. Moody’s associate in his great evangelistic campaigns. Torrey’s treatment of prayer is a progression through several biblical topics from hinderences, obedience, importance, to praying according to God’s will and praying with the Holy Spirit’s guidance. Torrey and Moody both had a holiness emphasis and there are various odd statements regarding the baptism or gifts of the Spirit, none of which detract from the teaching on prayer. The refreshing thing about the book is the use of forthright statements that are usually avoided today.
In Jesus’ NameJanuary 9, 2011
12 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. 13 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in […]
The Believer and PrayerFebruary 24, 2010
Prayer is the most neglected power on earth. God has given us two wonderful tools with which to get things done: work and prayer. C.S. Lewis called these the dignity of causality which God has given to His creatures. A.W. Tozer wrote that there are three legitimate ways a desire may be obtained, “one is […]
If Everything Is A Miracle, Nothing Is A MiracleDecember 27, 1999
It is the opinion of the contributors to this volume that a number of new authorities threaten modern evangelicalism directly. These authorities are often grounded in what the above confession calls “custom, or numbers, or human wisdom, or judgments . . . or visions, or miracles,” and they must be challenged when they stand against […]