Description : "Lord Teach Us To Pray" is not simply a book about prayer, but a book written by someone who has learned by experience the power of praying through to the will of God and standing in faith with the expectation that what God says will come to pass. Bishop Thompson makes his case for the importance of developing prayer intimacy with God the Father by integrating the truth of praying in faith with the practical application of walking in obedience to God's Word. In some ways, this book is a how-to manual for achieving the abundant Christian life Jesus promised. It is both informative and transformative; it will give the reader the tools needed to achieve a vibrant prayer life, a faith filled walk, and the vision to impact through discipleship the world around them. Making every true believer hunger to be a prayer-warrior is the goal of this book. "Lord, Teach Us To Pray" is a must read for those who desire a deeper more effective relationship with God and the benefits of influencing others for Christ. Bishop Thompson is the founding pastor of Jubilee Christian Church in Boston, the largest local church in New England. As the Presiding Prelate over the network of churches called Church Without Walls, International, Bishop provides pastoral care and oversight to pastors in the United States, India, Egypt, and other African nations. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Moody Bible Institute, a Master of Theology degree from the Boston University School of Theology, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. He and his wife Yvonne have been happily married since 1967, have eight grown children (all of whom are mature believers significantly involved in the work of the Church) and as of mid 2018-thirty-four (34) grandchildren.
Description : What if we allowed our prayers to inform our lives? What would our lives be like if prayer altered our living and began to shape our daily experiences? Gordon Smith invites us to learn three movements of prayer—thanksgiving, confession, and discernment. Whether you are a beginner in the life of prayer or further along, this small book is a resource for deepening your prayer practice.
Description : In almost 500 years of evangelical praying, there has never been a book like this. ÒTeach Us to PrayÓ is in effect four books in one. It begins with a detailed analysis of the biblical theology of prayer, surveying each part of the Scriptures in turn. Next comes an investigation of prayer and spirituality within Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, historic Christianity (Puritanism) and a different Christian contemporary tradition (Roman Catholicism). In addition, expert commentators offer ÒLessons in Prayer from the Worldwide Church,Ó featuring Korea, China, Latin America and Africa. Finally a group of Christian leaders write about prayer in their individual experience, adding a personal dimension to this comprehensive book. This is a full library on the subject of prayer, conserving the best insights of the past and breaking new ground with penetrating original thinking.
Description : Teach us to Pray. The disciples' cry to Jesus has never been more topical. In a fast-moving, hyperactive, technology-oriented world, more and more people are trying to find meaning in their lives and to develop a living relationship with the Lord in prayer. However, they often find themselves at a loss to discover reliable guides point to sure pathways to the art of prayer. In this book Fr. Jerome Bertram answers the plea of so many of his contemporaries. Drawing on his own experience and his vast knowledge of trusted spiritual authors, he leads his readers into the various ways of prayer. After a few introductory chapters stressing the importance of prayer, Fr. Jerome takes us through the Our Father, the very prayer which the Lord himself left with us. Along the way, he tackles common difficulties such as distraction and detachment, thus providing valuable advice for all who seek to deepen their life of prayer, be they beginners or more advanced in the spiritual life. Building on the insights of Pope Benedict's Jesus of Nazareth, the author provides an account of prayer that is easy to read, accessible, and clearly centered on Jesus Christ and the Church.
Description : "The only true prayer, " asserts this classic work on contemplation, "arises from the heart that is beginning to awaken and discover the depths of the spirit within." A Trappist monk and scholar of the desert fathers, Louf draws on ancient and biblical sources to offer a powerful and personal testimony of a life of spiritual discipline.