Praying for Others

"As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by failing to pray for you. And I will teach you the way that is good and right." - 1 Samuel 12:23In 1872, D. L. Moody made a short trip to England for rest, with no intention of doing any preaching...

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The Town Drunk

While I was a student at Southern Baptist Seminary, I was invited to preach a trial sermon in view of a call to a mission in Moscow, Ohio. The sermon was to be preached at the sponsoring church in Felicity, Ohio. The pastor was Walter Routh; who later went to Vietnam...

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John G. Lake

John Graham Lake was born on 18 March 1870, in Ontario, Canada. And in 1886 moved with his family to Michigan. He was one of 16 children. Along with many of his brothers and sisters, he developed a strange digestive disease. This disease killed eight of them, but he...

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Praying Hyde of India

In 1892 an American Presbyterian missionary sailed for India, received a new infilling of the Holy Spirit, and soon formed a prayer fellowship for God’s work and revival across north India. This was John Hyde, who in time became as Praying Hyde.A man of prayerFrom the...

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The Coiled Rattlesnake

I heard a minister in Fort Worth, Texas tell the story of another pastor who years ago received divine protection as a result of prayer-building walls or boundaries of protection (paga). This pastor had developed the discipline of beginning every day with an hour of...

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