From the Back Cover
The 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? No other book so clearly outlines the positives of prayer, the prerequisites of prayer, the purpose of prayer, or the power of prayer.
About the Author
R. A. Torrey (1856 - 1928) was an American evangelist and Bible scholar. A graduate of Yale College and Seminary, he also studied in German universities. He was ordained to the Congregational ministry in 1878, and became superintendent of the Congregational City Missionary Society of Minneapolis. He had a long association with D. L. Moody and was the first superintendent of the Moody Bible Institute (1889 - 1908). He wrote numerous devotional and theological books, including What the Bible Teaches, How to Work for Christ, and The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit.