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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of home was Rees Howells born in?
2. In "A Branch in the Vine", Rees was tempted to send money after he received a gift of what?
3. According to "Challenging Death," as an intercessor challenging death, Rees realized he must understand what?
4. In "Madeira", Rees became the intercessor for which young man diagnosed with tuberculosis?
5. In "Marriage and Missionary Call", where was the theological college that Rees studied at?
Short Essay Questions
1. In "Challenging Death", Rees learned that he was to provide intercessory prayer for a person facing certain death. Having the last person die after his intercessory prayers, Rees struggled to complete his new challenge. Briefly discuss how "understanding God's will" helped Rees with this challenge.
2. How can prayers be a sign of doubt?
3. What happened to Rees upon his return home during the Welsh Revival?
4. What people influenced Howells' life in the early years?
5. How did Rees come to be in London, and why was he at first hesitant to go?
6. What does the author feel this collaborative writing of Howells' biography provides for the reader?
7. Why did one of Ree's uncles and his uncle's wife take Samuel?
8. God led Rees to a village where no one was saved. What happened when Rees followed the Lord's instructions about this village?
9. Rees prayed to end tuberculosis in a converted woman. What was the Lord's response to this prayer, and how did it affect Rees?
10. After the tubercular woman died, what happened to facilitate the development of Rees' love for fatherless children?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Rees's Uncle Dick's healing coincides with Whitsunday. Discuss the implications of God choosing this day to manifest Uncle Dick's healing.
Essay Topic 2
Rees has what may be termed as failures and successes as an intercessor, specifically from his experiences with the tubercular woman and others facing death. Compare Rees' 'failures and successes' in intercession against death with what is really asked of an intercessor besides prayer - those other characteristics of intercession.
Essay Topic 3
The Lord directed Rees through several steps during his life to give him the experiences and tools he would need to become the Intercessor the Lord called Rees to become. In detail, describe what you feel are the three most important steps the Lord took Rees through. Explain how the experiences/tools Rees acquired during each of these steps made them the most important steps in his life as an intercessor.
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