I had not read Ravenhill before this book but I will read him as often as I find another book. He (1907-1994) ministered in Leeds, Yorkshire, England and sat under the teaching of Samuel Chadwick. His was an evangelistic ministry which was at its height during WWII. His writings are much like Tozer (whom he also calls his mentor) but in addition he was an accomplished poet and this book is filled with illustrative poems and lines. “Why revival God’s way?” he asks, “Because we have tried every other way.” The missing ingredient?—prayer.
Walking With God in DeathNovember 1, 2018
We end our series about walking with God where it should end, considering the time of our death. I don’t know why the topic should seem morbid to us, all of us will die and the only thing that can change that is the rapture of the church at the end of the age. That […]
Walking With God in JudgmentSeptember 29, 2018
“Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil” (Ecclesiastes 11:13-14). The words judge and judgment and their cognates appear […]
The Meekness of WisdomSeptember 3, 2018
“Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? Let him show out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom” (James 3:13) Who wants to violate the first characteristic of meekness and write about it? Who wants to appear to be like the one who brags about being humble? […]