|Book||Prayer Availeth Much: 10. Asking and Receiving |
"... Every one that asketh receiveth ..."--Luke 11:10.
When our Lord uttered these immortal words He gave to every child of God the inalienable right to pray. He impressed His disciples with this fact by asking them some pertinent questions: "If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fis ...read
|Prayer Availeth Much: 11. Seeking and Finding |
"... He that seeketh findeth.--LUKE 11:10.
When Jesus said, "He that seeketh findeth ...," He disclosed the second fundamental principle of prevailing prayer. His immortal words assure us that we can make some important discoveries through prayer.
His brief statement presents the greatest challenge known to mortal man. His teachings about ...read
|Prayer Availeth Much: 12. The Knocking That Obtains An Opening|
". . . To him that knocketh it shall be opened." -- Luke 11:10
These words of the Master reveal the third fundamental principle of the effectual fervent prayer that availeth much.
The Master disclosed the value of praying persistently in His discourse about the man asking three loaves at midnight. There is something much more encouraging in ...read
|Prayer Availeth Much: 13. The Immortal Prayers of Saints|
"... Golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints." -- REV. 5:8.
Christ frequently chooses some unusual place on earth to reveal Himself to mankind. It is obviously consistent with His Divine Nature and eternal purpose in redemption to disclose Himself in some unusual place and in some unexpected manner.
He revealed Himsel ...read
|Prayer Availeth Much: 14. Christ Pleads His Will|
"Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am ..."--JOHN 17:24.
Jesus presented the precious legacy of His prayer when He offered His intercessory prayer preserved for us by John. The Lord let His disciples have the pleasure of knowing what His intercession for them in heaven as their High Priest was like. The ...read
|Pamphlet||Prevailing Prayer: Foreward|
To His own elect, which cry day and night unto Him.
The labor of love represented in this little book has been presented in hope that it will be a means to promote a greater interest in the power of prayer.
The reader will please accept my witnessing to the truth concerning my personal experience in praying. ...read
|Prevailing Prayer: 1: A Covenant of Prayer|
In the Month of January, 1950, I entered into a covenant of prayer with the Savior. At the time this covenant was made I was teaching in the Department of Bible at Asbury College. It was my purpose to do some writing on the Epistle to the Hebrews, and I had made plans to begin this work in January. In order to have the time to devote to my writing ...read
|Prevailing Prayer: 2: The Scriptures Revealed in Answer to Prayer|
During the quiet hours of the morning, in January, 1950, I prayed the Savior would be pleased to give me a greater measure of understanding in His Word. For many years I had made a study of the Scriptures; in fact, I could read several books of the Bible without looking at the printed pages.
But I knew that the Scriptures had a depth of meaning, ...read
|Prevailing Prayer: 3: A Spiritual Awakening in Answer to Prayer|
A few weeks after I had made the covenant of prayer with the Savior, I learned that several students in Asbury College were praying for a revival.
Some of these earnest souls prayed all night; and others joined them in prayer after midnight. On February the twenty-third, 1950, during the morning service in the chapel, the great revival began. It ...read
|Prevailing Prayer: 4: A Revelation Of God in Answer to Prayer|
"Shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us..
"He that hath seen me hath seen the Father."
A man can express much in a few words of prayer. When Philip made this request for a revelation of the Father, he voiced the deepest longing of a human heart; no man can be satisfied without a full revelation of God. Philip did not ask the Savior for the i ...read
|Prevailing Prayer: 5: The Secret Place of Prayer in the Heart|
"But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret." (Matthew 6:6)
There is a time to pray, and there is a place to pray. It was a custom of our Lord to depart into a solitary place, and there pour out His heart to the Father. He often found relief from His burden of pra ...read
|Prevailing Prayer: 6: A Sufficient Provision For Prayer|
"Your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him." (Matthew 6:8)
After revealing the truth about the secret place of prayer, the Savior continued His discourse on prayer, and revealed the Heavenly Father's provision for answering prayer. We should take sufficient time to meditate on this revealed truth; because it is exceedi ...read
|Prevailing Prayer: 7: A Scriptural Pattern of Prayer|
"After this manner therefore pray ye." (Matthew 6:9-15)
The Lord's prayer is not a form of prayer, it is a pattern of prayer. The manner of our praying will follow this pattern of praying if we ask according to the instructions of Jesus. The prayer proceeds in an orderly manner from the opening words to the final Amen. There is perfect continu ...read
|Prevailing Prayer: 8: The Throne of Grace|
"Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace for help in time of need." (Hebrews 4:16)
It has been stated previously that the approach to the throne of grace is through Jesus, our High Priest. I have also said that it is important to form a mental picture of the Savior seated on His mediatori ...read
|Prevailing Prayer: 9: Praying in His Name|
"If ye shall ask anything in my name, I will do it." (John. 14:14)
The Father has given all things into the hands of His Son. The Word says, that God hath appointed the Son heir of all things. All power in heaven and in earth is given to Jesus, our Lord: and all praying must be done in His Name, because He is the only Mediator between God and ...read
|Prevailing Prayer: 10: The Savior Prays For His People|
"He ever liveth to make intercession for them." (Hebrews 7:25)
The people of God can derive great comfort from the fact that the Savior is interceding for them. He is able to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by Him, seeing that He ever liveth to intercede for them.
Prayer is apparently an essential part of the plan of salvation ...read
|Pamphlet||Streams of the Spirit 1: The Promise Revealed|
Streams of the Spirit
By Tony Marshall Anderson
"In that last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto Me and drink. He that believeth on Me, as the Scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water, This spake He of the Spirit, which they that believe on Him ...read
|Streams of the Spirit 2: The Promise Received|
"The Spirit which they that believe on Him should receive." John 7:39.
The promise revealed has become the promise received, having been fulfilled in spiritual realization at Pentecost. The expectant faith had achieved the experienced fact; the visitation in prospect was now the victory of promise.
What shall we find to be the direct result ...read
|Streams of the Spirit 3: The Promised Rivers|
"Out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water." John 7:38.
To identify the persons in the symbolism of the rivers is not difficult; they are the Holy Spirit and the human soul. Each has an important place in forming the promised rivers. The Saviour is the First Source, and the united Spirit and soul form the streams. The promised rivers ...read
|Pamphlet||The Secret Place of the Most High|
THE SECRET PLACE OF THE MOST HIGH
By Tony Marshall Anderson
The Whole Family of God on Earth
After hearing Brother Anderson preach on the ninety-first Psalm, I requested him to publish it. My reason was that my soul was fed, my faith invigorated, my spiritual life enriched. We greatly need spiritual r ...read