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AND PRAYING MEN

REV. EDWARD M. BOUNDS

AND PRAYING MEN

BY

REV. EDWARD M. BOUNDS

AUTHOR OF "THE INEFFABLE GLORY," "PREACHER
AND PRAYER," "PURPOSE IN PRAYER," ETC.

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY

REV. HOMER W. HODGE

HODDER & STOUGHTON
LIMITED : : LONDON

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INTRODUCTION

Rev. Edward Mckendrie Bounds was passionately devoted to his beloved Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. His devotion was extraordinary in that he was praying and writing about Him all the time, except during the hours of sleeping.

God gave Bounds an enlargedness of heart and an insatiable desire to do service for Him. To this end he enjoyed what I am pleased to term a transcendent inspiration, else he could never have brought out of his treasury things new and old far exceeding anything we have known or read in the last half century.

Bounds is easily the Betelguese of the devotional sky. There is no man that has lived since the days of the apostles that has surpassed him in the depths of his marvelous research into the Life of Prayer.

He was busily engaged in writing on his manuscripts when the Lord said unto him, "Well done, thou good and faithful servant, enter thou into the joys of thy Lord." His letters would often come to me in Brooklyn, N. Y., in i9ii, i9i2 and i9i3, saying, "Pray for me that God

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