The preacher must pray. It is not that he can pray or that he could pray, but that he must pray if he intends to have a spiritual church. There is no other way to power except to pray. Hidden prayer is like heat smoldering in the bowels of the earth, far beneath the steel cone of a volcano. Though to be either may be years of inactivity, sooner or later there will be an explosion. So it is with prayer in the Spirit—it never dies.
The Preacher Must
I discovered the great preacher Leonard Ravenhill many years ago, through Keith Green's Last Days Ministries. Here is a quote from In Light of Eternity, a new biography of Ravenhill by Mack Tomlinson: