50 Motivational Leonard Ravenhill Quotes On Success In Life

Leonard Ravenhill was an English Christian evangelist and author who focused on the subjects of prayer and revival. He is best known for challenging western evangelicalism to compare itself to the early Christian Church as chronicled in the Book of Acts. This Leonard Ravenhill quotes on prayer, revival will motivate you.

Best Leonard Ravenhill Quotes

  1. No man is greater than his prayer life. The pastor who is not praying is playing; the people who are not praying are straying. We have many organizers, but few agonizers; many players and payers, few pray-ers; many singers, few clingers; lots of pastors, few wrestlers; many fears, few tears; much fashion, little passion; many interferers, few intercessors; many writers, but few fighters. Failing here, we fail everywhere. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  2. Great eagles fly alone; great lions hunt alone; great souls walk alone-alone with God. Such loneliness is hard to endure and impossible to enjoy unless God accompanied. Prophets are lone men; they walk alone, pray alone and God makes them alone. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  3. If you want to be popular, preach happiness. If you want to be unpopular, preach holiness. ~ Leonard Ravenhill

  4. The early Church was married to poverty, prisons, and persecutions. Today, the church is married to prosperity, personality, and popularity. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  5. Paul never glamorized the gospel! It is not a success, but a sacrifice! It’s not a glamorous gospel, but a bloody gospel, a gory gospel, and a sacrificial gospel! 5 minutes inside eternity, and we will wish that we had sacrificed more!!! Wept more, bled more, grieved more, loved more, prayed more, given more!!! ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  6. If Jesus had preached the same message that ministers preach today, He would never have been crucified. ~ Leonard Ravenhill, Leonard Ravenhill quotes on Jesus
  7. In the revival, God is not concerned about filling empty churches, He is concerned about filling empty hearts. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  8. How can you pull down strongholds of Satan if you don’t even have the strength to turn off your TV? ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  9. Jesus did not come into the world to make bad men good. He came into the world to make dead men live! ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  10. Most Christians pray to be blessed. Few pray to be broken. ~ Leonard Ravenhill

  11. Prayer is not an argument with God to persuade him to move things our way, but an exercise by which we are enabled by his Spirit to move ourselves his way. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  12. A man who is intimate with God will never be intimidated by men. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  13. The true man of God is heartsick, grieved at the worldliness of the Church, grieved at the toleration of sin in the Church, grieved at the prayerlessness in the Church. He is disturbed that the corporate prayer of the Church no longer pulls down the strongholds of the devil. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  14. Entertainment is the devil’s substitute for joy. The more joy you have in the Lord the less entertainment you need. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  15. Are the things you are living for worth Christ dying for? ~ Leonard Ravenhill

  16. If you’re going to be a true Christian, I’ll tell you one thing amongst others: it’ll be a lonely life. It’s a narrow way and it becomes narrower and narrower and narrower. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  17. You never have to advertise a fire. Everyone comes running when there’s a fire. Likewise, if your church is on fire, you will not have to advertise it. The community will already know it. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  18. You know, people say that today. “I am a saved sinner.” That is like saying you are a married bachelor. That is like saying you are an honest thief or a pure harlot. you can’t be a saved sinner. You are either saved or you are a sinner. He came. “Thou shalt call his name Jesus. He shall save his people from their sins.” ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  19. Prayer is not a preparation for the battle; it is the battle! ~ Leonard Ravenhill

  20. “I’ve got The Father on my side, Jesus Christ, The Holy Spirit and
    2/3 of the angels. What do you think I’m going to do? Sit down
    and cry?” ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  21. The greatest miracle that God can do today is to take an unholy man out of an unholy world, and make that man holy and put him back into that unholy world and keep him holy in it. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  22. There are three persons living in each of us: the one we think we are, the one other people think we are, and the one God knows we are! ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  23. Christians don’t tell lies, they just go to church and sing them. How many times have you stood and sang, “Take my life and let it be” when you haven’t given Him one ounce? ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  24. When there’s something in the Bible that churches don’t like, they call it ‘legalism.’ ~ Leonard Ravenhill

  25. If Jesus came back today, he wouldn’t cleanse the temple, he’d cleanse the pulpit. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  26. The tragedy is that we have too many dead men in the pulpits giving out too many dead sermons to too many dead people. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  27. If we displease God, does it matter whom we please? If we please Him, does it matter whom we displease? ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  28. The world out there is not waiting for a new definition of Christianity; it’s waiting for a new demonstration of Christianity. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  29. Five minutes after you die you’ll know how you should have lived. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  30. If there are a million roads into hell, there’s not one road out. ~ Leonard Ravenhill

  31. If I was to ask you tonight if you were saved? Do you say ‘Yes, I am saved’? When? ‘Oh so and so preached, I got baptized and…’ Are you saved? What are you saved from, hell? Are you saved from bitterness? Are you saved from lust? Are you saved from cheating? Are you saved from lying? Are you saved from bad manners? Are you saved from rebellion against your parents? Come on, what are you saved from? ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  32. My main ambition in life is to be on the Devil’s most wanted list. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  33. A popular evangelist reaches your emotions. A true prophet reaches your conscience. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  34. “Tell me what time you spend alone with God…
    and I’ll tell you how spiritual you are.” ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  35. The less power a church has, the more entertainment it has. ~ Leonard Ravenhill

  36. The Church used to be a lifeboat rescuing the perishing. Now she is a cruise ship recruiting the promising. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  37. There’s only one proof of the Holy Ghost in your life and that’s a holy life. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  38. I’d rather have ten people that want God than 10,000 people who want to play church. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  39. Quit playing, start praying. Quit feasting, start fasting. Talk less with men, talk more with God. Listen less to men, listen to the words of God. Skip travel, start travail. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  40. The secret of praying is praying in secret. A sinning man will stop praying, and a praying man will stop sinning. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  41. Prayer is preoccupation with our needs. Praise is preoccupation with our blessings. Worship is preoccupation with GOD Himself. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  42. You can have all of your doctrines right—yet still not have the presence of God. ~ Leonard Ravenhill

  43. How do you learn to pray? Well, how do you learn to swim? Do you sit in a chair with your feet up drinking coke learning to swim? You get down and you struggle. That’s how you learn to pray. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  44. All you have to do is get in a closer walk with God and you’ll find your enemies are in your own church. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  45. The church that is man-managed instead of God-governed is doomed to failure. A ministry that is college-trained but not Spirit-filled works no miracles. ~ Leonard Ravenhill, Leonard Ravenhill quotes on church
  46. My goal is GOD HIMSELF. Not joy, not peace, not even blessing but HIMSELF…my GOD. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  47. You know, we live in a day when we are more afraid of holiness than we are of sinfulness. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  48. The self-sufficient does not pray, the self-satisfied will not pray, the self-righteous cannot pray. No man is greater than his prayer life. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  49. Smart men walked on the moon, daring men walked on the ocean floor, but wise men walk with God. ~ Leonard Ravenhill
  50. You won’t become a saint by studying your Bible; you’ll become a saint by living it. ~ Leonard Ravenhill

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