Rees Howells: Intercessor Summary & Study Guide

Norman Grubb
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The biography of the life of Rees Howells covers his life beginning with his own salvation, to becoming the intercessor for one soul, to being an intercessor for the world. The biography shares the details of Rees Howells personal Pentecost and call to be an intercessor. It is an honest account of the struggles Rees has to accept the prayer burdens and will of God. Rees turns away from worldly expectations and lives a life worthy to have the Holy Spirit reside in his heart.

The story includes details of his family and the love he received from his parents, grandparents, siblings and later his wife Elizabeth. This love is what Rees desires to share with the world. Rees' testimony regarding salvation changes the lives of all who hear it. There are many accounts where Rees is asked not put his family any higher than the Lord. This often means doing things that brought pain and embarrassment to his family since the desires of the Lord are not the same as worldly customs. Eventually his family would understand, especially after God's plan and blessings were revealed. One of the hardest sacrifices Rees made in putting the Lord's plan before his family is when his only son goes to live with his Uncle and Aunt while Rees and Elizabeth go into the mission. The choice is painful, but the rewards great. Moreover, not just for those who reaped the benefits of the mission, but their son Samuel found salvation as a young child and went on to follow in his father's footsteps as Director of the Bible College.

Rees must learn to accept the Lord often requires Rees to walk away from dreams only to find more blessings when God's will is followed. The details of the struggle to turn away from mission work and live in hiding one of the pivotal plan changes that God asks of Rees. Rees faces the possibility of his own death and other he lifts up in prayer. In the end, every obstacle and struggle becomes an integral part of the journey. The establishment of the Bible College is one such plan change that becomes one of the greatest blessings in Rees Howells life. Rees wanted to go back into the mission field but God wanted him to take lead for the start of the College. Little do they know at the time, but the Bible College under the direction of Rees Howells would be the prayer center for intercessions during World War II. Again, God's plan, no matter how difficult, offers so many blessings.

The journey the biography takes with Rees Howells is one of spiritual growth, faith and prayer. The story focuses not only on the sacrifice, but also on the blessings that were received because of the sacrifices and prayer. Everyone could benefit from Rees Howells, young or old, sick or healthy, wealthy or poor. From one soul, to the whole world, Rees Howells is the intercessor for all creatures.

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