This book has not been written with an eye on the cash
register. I get no financial return from it. Neither has it
been written for fun or to add yet another book to my list
of writings. It has been written with grief and bathed in
prayer. It is written with love for the land of my adoption.
For the last fifty years I have watched Great Britain
decay during her lingering agony of alternating fits of
sanity and of stupefaction. Today England is no longer
considered a world power. Most say that she is both
morally and spiritually decadent. Must the United States
follow her? I pray not. We are considered by most folk to
be on the skids. Our dollar is sick. Our morality is sick. At
two o’clock one morning a man called me and tearfully
sobbed, “Ravenhill, I am just reading Why Revival Tarries,
and I found out three things: my Nation is sick, my church
is sick, and I am sick.”
These are the last days—how long will they last? God
has a remnant. He calls us to battle principalities and
powers. “Lead on, O King Eternal,” cleanse us and heal our
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Republished by Offspring Publishers 2012 David & Paul Ravenhill
This book is part of a series of timeless classics of contemporary Christian litterature by Leonard Ravenhill. The author of "Why Revival Tarries" exhorts modern-day clergy to be prophets instead of puppets,agonizers instead of organizers.
In spite of this age of mass-communication, Ravenhill says we are failing to save the contented from the curse of compromise, imitation and professionalism.
This straightforward message is meant to avert the untimely death of a “child” among nations. In a time when nations all over the world point at America calling her everything but Christian, the voice of a “minor” prophet once again speaks a major truth:
"It is time to quit playing church."