PRAYERS: TOO LATE
By A. W. Tozer
For the great day of his wrath is come; who shall be able to
stand? Revelation 6:17
John, in the sixth chapter of Revelation, describes the
most tragic, unavailing prayer meeting in the world's
Cries and groans, shouts and demands, moans and
Whispers---all will be heard in that coming Day of the
Lord when the forces of judgment are released. Even the
mountains and the islands will be removed from their
But by then, the prayers and cries of sinful men and
women will be too little and too late!
All of the great men of the earth, all the important
people, all who have mistakenly put their trust and hope
in purely human abilities will join those crying out in
guilt. They will call on the crumbling rocks and
mountains to fall on them to hide them from the wrath of
I am among those who believe that the judgments of
God are certain. We do not know the day nor the hour.
But God is indeed going to shake the earth as it has never
been shaken before, and He will turn it over to the
Worthy One to whom it belongs---Jesus Christ!
Yours in Christ,
Paul N. F.