“Today God is bypassing men – not because they are too ignorant, but because they are too self-sufficient. Brethren, our abilities are our handicaps, and our talents are our stumbling blocks!”

“Therefore, the blessed Holy Spirit could write the life of Elijah in two words: ‘He prayed.'”

“… we love the old saints, missionaries, martyrs, reformers: our Luthers, Bunyans, Wesleys, Asburys, etc. We will write their biographies, reverence their memories, frame their epitaphs, and build their cenotaphs. We will do anything except imitate them. We cherish the last drop of their blood, but watch the first drop of our own.”

“It would be wrong to hide when we should be rebuking kings for His sake; it would be wrong to preach if the Spirit is calling us to wait upon the Lord.”

“E.M. bounds is right in saying that short, powerful public prayers are the outcome of long secret intercession.”
“Preaching affects time; prayer affects eternity.”

“Brethren, we could all well manage to be half as intellectual (of the modern pseudo kind) if we were twice as spiritual.”

“A sermon born in the head reaches the head; a sermon born in the heart reaches the heart.”

“Preachers used to sow seed; now they string intellectual pearls.”

“The ministry of preaching is open to few; the ministry of prayer – the highest ministry of all human offices – is open to all.”

“It may be that Satan has little cause to fear most preaching. Yet past experiences sting him to rally all his infernal army to fight against God’s people praying.”

“…few of us can remember the last time we missed our bed for a night of waiting upon God for a world-shaking revival.”

“The secret of praying is praying in secret.”

“Can any deny that in the modern church setup the main cause of anxiety is money? Yet that which tries the modern churches the most, troubled the New Testament Church the least.”

“William Booth of the Salvation Army is quoted as saying that if he could do it, he would have finalized the training of his soldiers with twenty-four hours hanging over hell, to see its eternal torment.”

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Andrew Strom,
West Auckland,
New Zealand.