Prayer is a compilation of excerpts from the writings by Oswald Chambers describing prayer as work, an act of obedience, and an act of the will. Revealing what Oswald Chambers learned about prayer, it explains what constitutes biblical prayer, serves as a catalyst urging you to pray, and helps develops God-dependence. Learn from the man whose chief objective in prayer was to know Jesus, to learn His will, and to get himself aligned with it. If this makes you think twice about your motive in prayer, this book is for you!
You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives (James 4:3).
What might the right motives be? In Prayer: A Holy Occupation Oswald Chambers shares his hearts desires in prayer to help you: know Jesus better, to discern His will, and to make Christs will your own.
This is not merely a pray harder book, but editor Julie Ackerman Link has carefully selected a collection of Oswald Chambers insights to enrich your prayer life. As the author of the all-time bestselling devotional, My Utmost for His Highest, Chambers brings you a treasure-trove of wisdom and insight.
Oswald Chambers (1874-1917) is best known for the classic devotional My Utmost for His Highest. Born in Scotland, Chambers had a teaching and preaching ministry that took him as far the United States and Japan. He died at age forty-three while serving as chaplain to British Commonwealth troops in Egypt during World War I.
Julie Ackerman Link was a popular author with Our Daily Bread readers, and her insightful and inspiring articles have touched millions of lives around the world. Julie worked in publishing and started her career at Zondervan, where she served as managing editor of devotional and self-help books. She authored Above All, Love. After a lengthy battle with cancer, Julie went to be with the Lord in April 2015.
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