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From: "REVIVAL List" <prophetic@...>
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 12:24:16 -0500

"For I am verily persuaded the generality of preachers talk of an 
unknown and unfelt Christ; and the reason why congregations 
have been so dead is, because they have had dead men 
preaching to them." --Gilbert Tennent. 

"Go for souls, and go for the worst!" --William Booth 

"The noise was like the roar of Niagara. The vast sea of human 
beings seemed to be agitated as if by a storm. I counted seven 
ministers, all preaching at one time, some on stumps, others in 
wagons and one standing on a treet which had, in falling, lodged 
against another. ...I stepped up on a log where I could have a 
better view of the surging sea of humanity. The scene that then 
presented itself to my mind was indescribable. At one time I saw 
at least five hundred swept down in a moment as if a battery of a 
thousand guns had been opened upon them, and then immediately 
followed shrieks and shouts that rent the very heavens." -- James 
Finley, later a Methodist Circuit Rider / Cane Ridge Revival. 

"The bars were not the only places to be emptied. Dance halls, 
theaters, and football matches all saw a dramatic decline in 
attendance. The courts and jails were deserted and the police 
found themselves without any work to do. The story is told of 
policemen who closed their station and formed a choir to sing at 
the Revival meetings. Long-standing debts were repaid, church 
and family feuds were healed and a new unity of purpose was felt 
across denominational divides." -- The Welsh Revival of 1904. 

"I have known people who prayed till they were soaked in sweat on 
a cold winter's day. I have known people who have prayed for hours 
until they were totally drained of strength because of the agony of 
their souls. I have worked with a man of this calibre." --Charles Finney 

"Can any deny that in the modern church setup the main cause of 
anxiety is money? Yet that which tries the modern churches the 
most, troubled the New Testament Church the least. Our accent is 
on paying; theirs was on praying. When we have paid, the place is 
taken; when they had prayed, the place was shaken!" --Leonard Ravenhill 

"I value all things only by the price they shall gain in eternity." 
- John Wesley 

"Wherever riches have increased, the essence of religion has 
decreased in the same proportion...as riches increase, so will 
pride, anger, and love of the world in all its branches." --John Wesley 

"When I have money, I get rid of it quickly, lest it find a way into 
my heart." --John Wesley 

"If Christians were not such cowards, and absolutely disobedient 
to this plain command of God ('Thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy 
neighbor, and not suffer sin upon him'), one thing would certainly 
come of it--either they would be murdered in the streets as martyrs, 
because men could not bear the intolerable presence of truth, or 
they would be speedily converted to God." --Charles Finney. 

~Found on the Discussion Board at-  http://www.revivalschool.com