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From: "REVIVAL List" <prophetic@...>
Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2012 00:19:59 +1200

"We have not been men of prayer. The spirit of prayer has slumbered
among us. The closet has been too little frequented and delighted in.
We have allowed business, study or active labor to interfere with our
closet-hours. And the feverish atmosphere in which both the church and
the nation are enveloped has found its way into our prayer closets..." -
Andrew Bonar

"I would rather teach one man to pray than ten men to preach." - J. H.

"Some people become tired at the end of ten minutes or half an hour of
prayer. What will they do when they have to spend Eternity in the
presence of God? We must begin the habit here and become used to being
with God." - Sadhu Sundar Singh

"Continuing instant in prayer (Rom. 12:12). The Greek is a metaphor
taken from hunting dogs that never give over the game till they have
their prey." - Thomas Brooks

"There is no power like that of prevailing prayer, of Abraham pleading
for Sodom, Jacob wrestling in the stillness of the night, Moses
standing in the breach, Hannah intoxicated with sorrow, David
heartbroken with remorse and grief, Jesus in sweat of blood. Add to
this list from the records of the church your personal observation and
experience, and always there is the cost of passion unto blood. Such
prayer prevails. It turns ordinary mortals into men of power. It
brings power. It brings fire. It brings rain. It brings life. It
brings God." - Samuel Chadwick

"No erudition, no purity of diction, no width of mental outlook, no
flowers of eloquence, no grace of person can atone for lack of fire.
Prayer ascends by fire. Flame gives prayer access as well as wings,
acceptance as well as energy. There is no incense without fire; no
prayer without flame."
- E. M. Bounds

"We need a Heaven-sent revival, a burning fire from on high,
A purifying passion and a forsaking of our stubborn pride.
We need a vision of eternity, of Hell and the Judgement Day,
A fervent love for our Savior, that will gladly serve and obey.
We need a Pentecostal purging and a breaking deep within,
A vision of God Almighty and a river of tears for our nations sin.
We need a Heaven-sent revival, a burning fire set ablaze.
Yet, we'll never see such glory, until the Church begins to pray." 
-David Smithers