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Prayer is a lifeline, a beacon of hope that we can cling to in life's difficult moments...Lord, please protect my family...God, I need your help to make it through today...Jesus, thank you for your grace...It goes on and on. Prayer is the most necessary and most basic expression of our faith, yet we often struggle to do it. The daily duties of life crowd in, filling our days with activity and we don't communicate with our heavenly Father.
Thankfully, we aren't the first followers of Jesus to struggle with prayer. The disciples did too. In response to their questions, Jesus gives them, and us, a simple, beautiful example to follow. Likewise, in Before Amen, Max Lucado explores the very heart of Biblical prayer by offering distilled, hope-filled prayers that will help you turn your heart towards the One who longs to speak with you.
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)|
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Pocket Prayers: 40 Simple Prayers that Bring Peace & RestMax LucadoThomas Nelson / 2014 / Trade Paperback$2.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Max on Life: Answers and Insights to Your Most Important QuestionsMax LucadoThomas Nelson / 2011 / Hardcover$6.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 151 Reviews
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Extreme Prayer: The Impossible Prayers God Promises to AnswerGreg PruettTyndale House / 2014 / Hardcover$9.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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We all pray . . . some.
We pray to stay sober, centered, or solvent. When the lump is deemed malignant. When the money runs out before the month does. When the marriage is falling apart. We pray.
But wouldnt we like to pray more? Better? Stronger? With more fire, faith, and fervency?
Yet we have kids to feed, bills to pay, deadlines to meet. The calendar pounces on our good intentions like a tiger on a rabbit. And what about our checkered history with prayer? Uncertain words. Unmet expectations. Unanswered requests.
We arent the first to struggle with prayer. The first followers of Jesus needed prayer guidance too. In fact, prayer is the only tutorial they ever requested.
And Jesus gave them a prayer. Not a lecture on prayer. Not the doctrine of prayer. He gave them a quotable, repeatable, portable prayer. Couldnt we use the same?
In Before Amen best-selling author Max Lucado joins readers on a journey to the very heart of biblical prayer, offering hope for doubts and confidence even for prayer wimps. Distilling prayers in the Bible down to one pocket-sized prayer, Max reminds readers that prayer is not a privilege for the pious nor the art of a chosen few. Prayer is simply a heartfelt conversation between God and his child. Let the conversation begin.
jlm117045 Stars Out Of 5Life ChangingNovember 22, 2014jlm11704Quality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Really! Changed my prayer life for the better. If you are prayer wimps like i WAS, this book will change that. Or if you are a prayer warrior, this book will tune you up. A great read and also a valuable teaching tool.
FranSalem, KYAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great bookNovember 22, 2014FranSalem, KYAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great book. As always Max did a great job.
Esther5 Stars Out Of 5Before AmenNovember 22, 2014EstherAmazing book!!!!
SUZIEquakertown,paAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5before amenNovember 21, 2014SUZIEquakertown,paAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5awesome helpful book!love it
Lu5 Stars Out Of 5Before AmenNovember 21, 2014LuQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I love all of Max Lucado's books, but this has to be one of his very best!! I recommend that everyone reads this powerful book!!
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