How different is the church of today compared to its New Testament counterpart? Offering a non-compromising call to the principles of biblical revival, Ravenhill's message is drastic, fearless, and often radical. Emphasizing prayer and passion over comfort and intellectualism, he reveals why pastors and laypeople have traded powerful truth for weak words. Includes study questions. 172 pages, softcover from Bethany.
Leonard Ravenhill's call to revival is as timely now as it was when &supl;rst published over forty years ago. The message is fearless and often radical as he expounds on the disparity between the New Testament church and the church today. Why Revival Tarries contains the heart of his message. A.W. Tozer called Ravenhill "a man sent from God" who "appeared at [a] critical moment in history," just as the Old Testament prophets did. Included are questions for group and individual study. Ravi Zacharias refers to this as "the book that shaped me...more dramatically than any other..."
Leonard Ravenhill was born in 1907 in England. He became of one England's foremost evangelists, preaching with vigor and power. He emigrated with his family to the United States in midlife, where he continued his ministry. The author of several books, including Revival God's Way and Revival Praying, we went home to be with the Lord in 1994.