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From: "REVIVAL List" <prophetic@...>
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 11:02:42 +0100

"Today's church wants to be raptured from responsibility." 

"Testimonies are wonderful. But, so often our lives don't fit our 

[Concerning one of the new "movements" in the church that was 
causing a stir among Christians:] "There's also a stir when the 
circus comes to town." 

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

"You can't develop character by reading books. You develop it 
from conflict." 

"When there's something in the Bible that churches don't like, 
they call it: legalism.'" 

"Our seminaries today are turning out dead men." 

"How can you pull down strongholds of Satan if you don't even 
have the strength to turn off your TV?" 

"Everyone recognizes that Stephen was Spirit-filled when he was 
performing wonders. Yet, he was just as Spirit-filled when he was 
being stoned to death." 

"If a Christian is not having tribulation in the world, there's 
something wrong!" 

[Concerning the fixation that today's church has with numbers, 
with growth at any price:] "The church has paid a terrible price for 

"You can have all of your doctrines right, yet still not have the 
presence of God." 

"Many pastors criticize me for taking the Gospel so seriously. But 
do they really think that on Judgment Day, Christ will chastise me, 
saying, 'Leonard, you took Me too seriously?" 

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

"If the whole church goes off into deception, that will in no way 
excuse us for not following Christ." 

We try organizing - we should try agonizing.

If a man will stand before God he will never kneel before men.

'"I have nothing and possess all things."... The church today has 
everything yet possesses nothing.'

-Most powerful book by Leonard Ravenhill is "Why Revival Tarries"
(truly life-changing) which can be found on Amazon and other outlets.