Leonard Ravenhill

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Leonard Ravenhill at age 81

Leonard Ravenhill (June 18, 1907 – November 27, 1994) was an English Christian evangelist and writer.


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"No man is greater than his prayer life."

Ravenhill, Leonard (n.d.). No greater than his prayer life. Wheaton, IL: TEAM.

"If weak in prayer, we are weak everywhere for while a sinning man stops praying, a praying man stops sinning."

Cornelius, John (2012). Greatest Habit: 7 Battle-Tested Principles to Make the Most of the Greatest Practice for Meaning, Happiness and Power. AuthorHouse. p. 88.

"If Jesus had preached the same message that ministers preach today, He would never have been crucified."

"The Church used to be a lifeboat rescuing the perishing. Now she is a cruise ship recruiting the promising."

Brown, Michael L. (2015). The Fire that Never Sleeps: Keys to Sustaining Personal Revival. Destiny Image Publishers. p. 50.

"The opportunity of a lifetime must be seized within the lifetime of the opportunity."

Jaynes, Sharon (2016). Take Hold of the Faith You Long For: Let Go, Move Forward, Live Bold. Baker Books. p. 130

"A man who is intimate with God is not intimidated by man."

Johnson, Ryan (2020). How to Contend for Your Miracle: How Supernatural Encounters and Faith Work Together to Bring Answered Prayers. Destiny Image Publishers, 2020. p. 118.

"Entertainment is the devil's substitute for joy."

Ludy, Leslie (2015). The Set-Apart Woman: God's Invitation to Sacred Living. NavPress. p. 80.


"The only reason we don't have revival is because we are willing to live without it!"

"My main ambition in life is to be on the devil's most wanted list."

Ravenhill, Leonard (1959). Why Revival Tarries. Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers.


"I am not angered by the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell."

Ravenhill, Leonard (1979). America is Too Young To Die. Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers.

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