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Why Bother Praying

Author : Richard Leonard
ISBN : 9780809148035
Genre : Religion
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Written by the best selling author of Where the Hell Is God, this accessible volume is is for everyone who wonders how to pray, everyone who wonders what happens when you pray, and everyone who wonders if God hears our prayers.
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Praying With Eyes Wide Open

Author : Sherry Harney
ISBN : 9781493408597
Genre : Religion
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Often we view prayer as an activity reserved for a certain time, in a certain place, offered in a specific way. But Scripture encourages us to pray continually. This exhortation is an opportunity for prayer to permeate every aspect of our lives--when we're alone or in a crowd, when it's quiet and when it's chaotic, when we feel like it and when we don't. Praying with Eyes Wide Open shows us how to make continuous prayer a natural part of our lives rather than something on our daily spiritual checklist. It helps us encounter God in new ways as we learn to - open our eyes to see his presence and the world around us - open our ears to hear his voice - open our hearts to experience freedom and power as we pray - and open our lives as we pray for and with others Anyone desiring a richer, more transformative prayer life will welcome this fresh take on conversing with our Creator.
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Power Of Prayer

Author : CAROLINE IHUGBA
ISBN : 9781467001267
Genre : Religion
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Praying With Women Of The Bible

Author : Nancy Kennedy
ISBN : 9780310866657
Genre : Religion
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A fresh approach to a topic of perennial interest—women of the BibleIn the last few years a number of best-selling books have focused on the lives of women of the Bible. Now, Nancy Kennedy takes a fresh approach by reflecting on the significant prayers of women in Scripture. Praying with Women of the Bible features some of the Bible’s most notable women, including Deborah, Hannah, and Mary, all of whom prayed for different things, in different ways. By using the examples of these godly women, the book is designed to show different types of prayer, as well as different reasons to pray. The types of prayer include willingness and surrender, praise and worship, thanksgiving and personal supplication, pleading for mercy, intercessions and perseverance, bold requests, and a prayer of faith.Features include:• Explores the lives and prayers of ten women of the Bible• Relates the biblical examples to the lives of women today• Concludes each chapter with a sample prayer to give readers a starting point for their own continued prayer
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The Prayer Of Jesus For You

Author : Hank Hanegraaff
ISBN : 9781418578152
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Now tweens and teens can also experience the power of praying Jesus' way! This 30-day prayer journal based on Hank Hanegraaff's The Prayer of Jesus, which has sold over 250,000 books, teaches foundational principles of prayer-but with fun, easy-to-understand applications. After an age-appropriate message, readers are prompted to record their own thoughts and prayers in a cool prayer tracker.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Prayers And Promises Of The Bible

Author : Jonathan Rogers
ISBN : 9781418587444
Genre : Religion
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Experience a Lifelong Conversation with the Living God It's a life-changing conversation when you stop to think about it: Prayers and promises are your precious words to God,and God's to you! Now, with The Smart Guide to the Bible: Prayers & Promises of the Bible, you'll discover how the Bible teaches you to pray in each circumstance you face- and what special promises God has for you in each situation. You'll be encouraged by the examples of those who prayed in the Old and New Testament. And you'll experience more deeply the security and the strength you have in the One who has promised to be with you always. Be Smart About: How to Pray Prayers in the Bible Trusting God What God Promises Different Types of Prayer How God Answers Prayer The Nature of God's Promises And more!
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The Guide To Better Prayers

Author : Dave Dailey
ISBN : 9798564860239
Genre : Religion
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This book is a prayer book, and it contains teachings on prayer, prayer guides, and other bonus material. Many of us, if honest, struggle with prayer and really do not understand prayer or how prayer works. The truth is from our earthly perspective we think "why bother, things are going happen" and the world will carry on whether we pray or not. Hopefully and prayerfully, this book will help you see that we do not know everything, and prayer does work! In this book, there are guided prayer prompts with scripture to help you pray, the will of God. Many of the prayer guides were developed during a year of leading a prayer ministry. Every week under the Holy Spirit's guidance, I wrote prayer guides that we used as a church. These guides were highly effective in leading us to the Throne Room. This book is designed to be a launching platform that is biblically-based, and as such, the Holy Spirit will use them powerfully. Many prayers were written to meet certain prayer needs with powerful results. The first thing I learned about prayer is: first it is like a muscle that must be exercised. Second, wisdom is the greatest thing to be gleaned from prayer because many times we (in our earthly view) cannot understand God and prayer. We can become skeptical of prayer if wisdom is not gleaned. Third, relationships are built through prayer, and trust is built between the parties. I have come to realize this is the reason many of our prayers are not answered. "Until I came into the sanctuary of God; Then I understood [for I considered] their end (Psalm 73:17)." Why this book? I was saved in a revival service where the presence of God was extremely tangible. The people who led it were people of prayer and the results showed! After the meeting, I found out there was a group of college-age students who were praying for revival; the very revival where I was saved! I went to the prayer meeting and when I heard their prayers, I realized and exclaimed "you guys were praying for me!" Ever since that time in February 2002, I have been a person of prayer and always found a group of people of prayer. My life has never been the same and yours will not be either!
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Praying Upside Down

Author : Kelly O'Dell Stanley
ISBN : 9781496406729
Genre : Religion
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When you talk to God, do you ever wonder if He really hears? Do your prayers start to feel rote or routine? Do you sometimes feel you don’t even know how to pray? Jesus is known for turning situations upside down . . . and He can do the same in your prayer life. Your perspective on prayer and faith may never be the same again when you read artist and designer Kelly O’Dell Stanley’s delightfully accessible, innovative new book Praying Upside Down. Stanley uses imagery, simple techniques, and artwork to help you see God like never before and move your prayer life away from the preconceived and expected to a new level of intimacy. Praying Upside Down offers a fresh chance to learn something new, hear an answer you didn’t anticipate, and experience God in a more real, tangible way.
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The Prayer Ministry Of The Church

Author : Isaac F. Mitchell II
ISBN : 9781479742936
Genre : Religion
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Isaac F. Mitchell II is the first-born son of four siblings that God gave Isaac F. Mitchell Sr. and Alma B. Mitchell. He was born in Bainbridge, Georgia on November 14, 1951. In June of 1969, he graduated from Seacrest High School and in September of that year matriculated into Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee, Florida. In December of 1973, Isaac F. Mitchell II was awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science in Industrial Arts Education. In January of 1974, he was employed by the Palm Beach District Schools as a teacher where he continued for thirty-five years, retiring in December 2009. Isaac was joined in Holy Matrimony to Ethel Johnson on March 23, 1974 at Mt. Zion A. M. E. Church in Mulberry, Florida. God gave them two sons: Isaac Floyd Mitchell III and David Matthew Mitchell. In 1976 he matriculated into Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida and in August of 1977, he was awarded the degree of Master of Education in Administration and Supervision. In 1984, Isaac F. Mitchell II responded to the call of God to enter the Gospel Ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ. In October of 1988, he received the Diaconate Order. In October of 1990 he was elected and ordained an Itinerant Elder in the South Annual Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church by the Bishop Phillip Cousin and received his first pastoral appointment to serve at St. Andrews A. M. E. Church in Pelican Lake, Florida. In the summer of 1990, Pastor Isaac F. Mitchell matriculated into the Turner Seminary of the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. In September of 2005, Mitchell matriculated into the Trinity Theological Seminary of South Florida. The favor of God prevailed and the administration of the Trinity Theological Seminary accepted all of the work that had been completed at the Turner Seminary allowing the completion of the Master of Divinity and Doctorate of Theology in Biblical Studies in May of 2007. Mitchell presently serves as Senior Pastor of New Allen Temple A.M.E. Church of Hobe Sound, Florida.
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Running On Empty

Author : Fil Anderson
ISBN : 9780307551030
Genre : Religion
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Learn to live with God instead of for God. In this candid and achingly authentic book, Fil Anderson shares the healing insights that restored his spiritual compass and guided him back to God--the God who specializes in filling empty souls. Fil Anderson had accomplished more for God than most of his contemporaries, but his worn-out body housed an empty soul. His frenetic pace of ministry had earned him just one thing: greater pressure to do even more. He had fallen for the soul-killing lie that doing more for God would give his life meaning. Then the godly admonition of a spiritual director set this burned-out believer on a life-saving spiritual path. Sometimes the only way to get a new life is by running your old one completely into the ground. This powerful story of a reawakened soul can be the story of every person who has pursued spiritual productivity over intimacy with God and come up empty. It’s the story of reclaiming your soul and finding a home in the center of God’s relentless love. It’s the journey from self-importance to God-importance. “To the harried and the unharried, I pray that this book will minister to your heart in the profound way that it has blessed mine.” —Brennan Manning
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Oh Poston Why Don T You Cry For Me

Author : Paul M. Okimoto
ISBN : 9781465395924
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The internment of Japanese-Americans during the Second World War was a landmark in American jurisprudence. One hundred twenty thousand Japanese, the majority of whom were American citizens, were forcibly removed from the west coast of the United States because of their race. I was one of the 120,000 internees, but was only seven years of age when interned and ten when I returned to California. I was too young to fully appreciate the historic scope of the incarceration of American citizens simply because of their national origin. This awakening came later. My parents were able to keep me from fully realizing my situation, and protected me from the feeling of helplessness that would have come with a better understanding of what had happened to us.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Gospel Of God S Reign

Author : Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt
ISBN : 9781630870775
Genre : Religion
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No doubt, it is common to hear Christians today declaring their allegiance to God's kingdom. But what does this actually entail, and what difference does it make? In his characteristically provocative and daring way, Christoph Blumhardt articulates a vision of God's kingdom that turns much of our understanding of modern Christianity upside-down. In the present volume, available in English for the first time, Blumhardt leads readers to look at the gospel anew, challenging us to follow Jesus in a way that makes God's reign a reality, here and now. Bypassing vague notions of spirituality, as well as transcending simplistic approaches to faith, Blumhardt inspires us to actually live under the rule and reign of God.
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The One Year Devos For Teens

Author : Susie Shellenberger
ISBN : 9781414328126
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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With so many pressures from friends, parents, and teachers sometimes it's hard to know where to turn. Best-selling author and Brio magazine editor Susie Shellenberger reveals the energy and purpose that can come with daily time in God's Word. Each day's devotion includes a suggested Scripture reading, a devotional thought, application idea, and a short prayer. Get into God's Word each day to keep going strong.
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Praying For The Men In Your Life

Author : Suzan J. Cook
ISBN : 0310236274
Genre : Religion
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A guide for women offers recommendations on how to pray for male family members, friends, and co-workers, counseling readers to ask God to work through the men the care about, rather than change them, while offering advice on how to pray specifically for men. Original.
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Three Theological Mistakes

Author : Ric Machuga
ISBN : 9781630877774
Genre : Religion
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- Is the existence of God a matter of faith or knowledge? - Does God sometimes act miraculously or are there physical causes for everything? - Is morality absolute or relative? - Are humans truly free or does God's sovereignty determine everything? - When bad things happen, is God the cause or are they the fault of humans? Too frequently Christians answer these questions with a Yes to one side and a No to the other side. Thomas Aquinas and Karl Barth answer Yes to both. Following their model, Machuga defends a "third way" which transcends the Enlightenment dichotomies of fideism vs. rationalism, supernaturalism vs. naturalism, relativism vs. absolutism, free will vs. predestination, and God's justice vs. his mercy. Machuga begins by showing how these false dichotomies grew out of the Enlightenment assumptions of mechanism, universal quantification, and mono-causation. He then corrects these demonstrably dubious assumptions by articulating a theory of dual-causation. The result is a thoroughly biblical understanding of God, miracles, and free will that can withstand the contemporary criticisms of both science and philosophy.
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100 Answered Prayer 2nd Edition

Author : Dag Heward-Mills
ISBN : 9781643292526
Genre : Religion
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You prayed for something and didn’t get it... Out of frustration and disappointment, you quit praying. Familiar, isn’t it? The question then is, can one experience 100 per cent results to prayer? Yes, yes, YES! Find out how.
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Poems And Prayers Volume Ii

Author : Robin Swenor Shattuck
ISBN : 9781490843865
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This is a daily devotional designed to inspire and draw the reader close to the heart of God by using poetry, prayers, scripture, and thoughts that will captivate the reader. Robin's poetry is inspired through every day life experiences and through the words of sermons she hears and scripture she reads. This material is appropriate for teens through adults who have a heart for God. "Beautifully written and deeply thought provoking...a journey through the pathways of the heart." --Sherri Keech, small business owner in Traverse City, Michigan, a wife and mother.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Loving God With All You Ve Got

Author : Sunder Krishnan
ISBN : 9781600663079
Genre : Religion
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Loving God with All You ve Got will inspire you to develop a deeper intimacy with God through worship, prayer and meditation. More than a book, Loving God is a unique, achievable journey that shows you how to love God with your entire being, fully surrendered to him. This new edition comes complete with a study guide for small groups and Sunday school classes.
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A Lamp Unto My Feet

Author : Elisabeth Elliot
ISBN : 9781441224927
Genre : Religion
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"To me, the commandments, all that the Word of God comprises, are a lamp."--Elisabeth Elliot Elisabeth Elliot had an early acquaintance with the Bible. Before she could read or write, God's holy words were read aloud to her twice a day. In her life, this gift of a deep and personal association with Scripture has been priceless: a drink in times of thirst, an inspiration in times of fear, and a light in times of darkness. Join Elisabeth Elliot for six months of daily meditations, each holding the power to bring you deeper into God's abiding love.
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