The Power of Prayer (R.A. Torrey)
R. A Torrey was chosen by Dwight Moody to be the first Superintendent of Moody's new Bible School, now known as the Moody Bible Institute.
When Moody unexpectedly died during an evangelistic campaign, Torrey was chosen to be his successor, continuing D. L. Moody's evangelistic ministry.
Reuben Archer Torrey 1856-1928
R. A. Torrey was an American evangelist and Bible scholar, a graduate of Yale College and Seminary (Yale University and Divinity School).
He was ordained to the Congregational ministry in 1878, and became Superintendant of the Congregational Missionary Society of Minneapolis.
He had a long association with D. L. Moody and was the first Superintendant of The Moody Bible Institute (1889-1908).
He wrote over forty devotional and theological books.
He was chosen to follow D. L. Moody in Moody's Evangelism Ministry.
After a ministry as an Evangelist, R. A. Torrey was Pastor of The Church of the Open Door in Los Angeles, a position that was later held by J. Vernon McGee (Thru the Bible Radio Program).
Tapping the Unlimited Power of GodThe Power of Prayer is the classic handbook on tapping the unlimited power of God. It discusses the freedom, peace, and security available through communication with God and answers common questions about prayer:
- How to pray?
- Who can pray?
- Why pray?
- What interferes with prayer?
- How to overcome hindrances to prayer?
- What can prayer do for a person or a nation?