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J. Edwin Orr (1912 - 1987)
Read freely text sermons and articles by the speaker J. Edwin Orr in text and pdf format. Brother Orr shared in an experience of revival in his youth as he traveled by faith and saw many powerful workings of God. After years of seeing personal revival and experiences in his ministry he studied the theme of historical revival to equip and teach the Church.
He published many books on the topic of subject of revival: "Can God?" "Full Surrender" and many others. He ministered cross-denoninationally in baptist, pentecostal, calvary chapel and in many other movements. He was also influential in the Campus Crusade for Christ organization.
#3 Forgiveness and Confession
Tonight, I want to deal with a forgotten doctrine, but I want to begin with one that is not forgotten
to introduce it. I was chaplain of the Hollywood Christian Group at one time. One of the members was Roy Rogers. He used to bring his cowboy friends. One ... read more
A Destructive Ministry Also is Necessary
"See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant." (Jeremiah 1:10)
To the preacher who is very much concerned about effectiveness in his ty ... read more
A Typical Prayer Meeting
It was natural that the rest of the country looked to New York for a pattern in the union meetings, Fulton Street Noon Prayer Meeting having the greatest influence of all in shaping the other meetings. The plan of meeting adopted in Fulton Street was copi ... read more
Highlights in the Life of J. Edwin Orr
James Edwin Orr was born January 15, 1912, in Belfast, Ireland, to William Stewart and Rose (Wright) Orr. William Orr, who was a jeweler, had United States and British citizenship, so his children did as well. There were eventually to be five children in ... read more
Hindrances to Revival: Fear of Emotion
FEAR of emotional display is a widespread complex. Within a week, I heard four preachers1 representing as many denominations, declare their same conviction) in varying words: We are willing and eager for revival. But we must be quick to crush every appea ... read more
Prayer and Revival
Dr A. T. Pierson once said, 'There has never been a spiritual awakening in any country or locality that did not begin in united prayer.' Let me recount what God has done through concerted, united, sustained prayer.
Not many people realize that in t ... read more
Preparing The Ground For Revival
"See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant" (Jer. 1:10).
Of this six-fold commission, four injunctions are destructive and only the la ... read more
Revival in Durban
NATAL, the Province in which Durban is situated, lies about the 30th degree of south latitude: that is to say, about the same latitude south as South Australia, and equivalent in the northern hemisphere to the position of Egypt. It has the same longitude ... read more
Search Me, O God
Search me, O God, and know my heart today;
Try me, O Saviour, know my thoughts, I pray.
See if there be some wicked way in me;
Cleanse me from ev'ry sin and set me free.
I praise Thee, Lord, for cleansing me from sin;
Fulfill Thy Word and make me ... read more
The Church Must First Repent
"As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent." (Revelation 3:19)
The occurrence of the word "Repent" in the messages to the Seven Churches is truly remarkable. The word "Repentance" -- in the mind of the average Chri ... read more
The Easter Revival in New Zealand
THE story of the Revivals which began in the Auckland Province of North Island, New Zealand, demonstrates very clearly how Revival may be expected in any part.
A cablegram received in London and published in The Christian, summed up the work fairly we ... read more