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"By far the most impressive book on prayer I have ever encountered. There is more depth on a single page than in most complete volumes on the subject." This was the comment of one pastor when he saw this new book. And his enthusiasm is understandable. Charles Finney, widely acknowledged as America's greatest evangelist, was a great man of prayer as well. His ministry rolled like a spiritual shock wave across the American landscape in the nineteenth century. He attributed his effectiveness, in large part, to prayer. He was eminently qualified to write on the subject. And write he did! But until now his comments have, for the most part, been found only among his writings and theology. Now, for the first time, his superb insights on prayer have been compacted into a single volume and cast in a devotional framework. They now can be discovered and put into practice by all who wish to experience the open secrets discovered by Finney himself.
Forty daily meditations on how to pray, gleaned from the writings of America's greatest evangelist.
Charles G. Finney (1792-1875) is recognized as the most effective evangelist of the 19th century. It is estimated that more than half a million people were converted to Christ through his evangelistic ministry. After becoming a lawyer he carefully explored the claims of Christ and was powerfully converted in 1821. An avid student of the Bible, he soon engaged in preaching and teaching throughout many eastern and southern states. The result was a revival which altered the course of American history, it is estimated that more than half a million people were converted to Christ through his evangelistic ministry. In 1835 he accepted a call to Oberlin College as professor of theology, serving as president from 1851-1875.-Editorial Review.