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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Torrey, in How to Pray, played an important part in a very important area of spiritual growth for me. How utterly all of Monica’s efforts and entreaties failed with her son, but her prayers prevailed with God, and the dissolute youth became St. The author looked down on people who want to live their life, but still have an intimate relationship with GOD. We gathered about the table, and Dr. That is a question for each to decide for himself, prayerfully, seeking light from the Holy Spirit.

Here is prayer that has unbounded power: As far as I can remember I had not the slightest thought of being converted, or of anything of that character, when I went to bed and fell asleep; but I was awakened in the middle of the night and converted probably inside of five minutes.

One thing you’ll have to consider before starting out is that some of the language used is a bit old-timey, particularly because the book was written in the late s.

The measure of our appropriation of grace is determined by the measure of our prayers. It not only spread throughout the State but ultimately to Great Britain as well.


How to Pray

Moody made the call. Quotes from How to Pray. If ye shall ask anything in My name, I will do it. The conversation hw short. E.a.torrey and Praying Chapter IV. Jan 10, Netta rated it really liked it Shelves: Preview — How to Pray by R. He prays nearly all the time, day and night, and in such agony of mind that I do not know what to make of it. Praying with Thanksgiving Chapter IX.

The heaven-kindled r.a.torrej soon spread through the whole congregation in one of the most powerful revivals ever known in that city. Prayers are hindered by unbelief.

Any one who would have power in prayer must be merciless in dealing with his own sins. The pastor told me afterward that he found that in the six weeks that I was there, five hundred souls had been converted.

She was in agony for the land. One great question for us to decide, if we would have power in prayer is, Is God absolutely first? Do you really give yourself up to prayer in the time which you do take? The coming again of Jesus Christ is a subject that is awakening much interest and much discussion in our day; but it is one thing to be interested in the Lord’s return, and to talk about it, and quite another thing to be prepared for it.

The moral condition of the world in our day is disgusting, sickening, appalling. O the unutterable joy of those moments when in our prayers we really press into the presence of God! I think the reader can gain much, even though it was written over year ago.

Jesus says, “If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him?


This book, though, looks at prayer from a standpoint that is fairly narrow and focused and somewhat odd, and that is the specific interest in revival. Reading this book illuminated the fact that the pilot light had blown out on pursuing my purpose in life, which is to win souls for yo Kingdom by shining a light on the darkness that lures us away from receiving the Gift of SALVATION.

There is something special about the writing on prayer that was from this generation. But revivals also have a decided influence on the unsaved world. I kept praying ‘God forgive my sins’; but f.a.torrey answer came. Most of them were fairly short around pages but packed full of wisdom that really feels like it is gained through prayer experience.

Much of our modern prayer has no power in it because there is no r.a.gorrey in it. The world, the flesh and the devil are holding high carnival.

How To Pray – Christian Classics Ethereal Library

What a great little book this is! If we would have power in prayer, we must be earnest students of His Word to find out what His will regarding us is, r.a.torrej then having found it, do it. To abide in Christ, one must of course already be in Christ through the acceptance of Christ as an atoning Savior from the guilt of sin, a risen Savior from the power r.a.trorey sin, and a Lord and Master over all his life.