(PUBUpper Room)The third in the series. "Ideal for private or individual use, these easy-to-use manuals offer weekly themes drawn from centuries of Christian spiritual writings, suggest hymns to sing and meditate on, and provide 12 monthly retreats. The finest ecumenical guides on the market,"---Christian Century. 432 pages, imitation leather.
For nearly twenty years, the beloved Guide to Prayer books have been sought after and used by thousands who hunger for God. Readers appreciate the simple structure of daily worship, the rich spiritual writings, the lectionary guidelines, and poignant prayers have all contributed to the long-lasting need for these rich resources. Now Rueben P. Job and Norman Shawchuck offer a third volume, A Guide to Prayer for All Who Seek God. Like its predecessors, this Guide offers a daily pattern for those seeking a rhythm of devotion and personal worship. A Guide to Prayer for All Who Seek God follows the Christian year and the lectionary readings. Each day offers guidance for an opening affirmation, a petition of prayer, and daily scripture selections. The Readings for Reflection reach back to early Christian classics and include voices from recently published works. Excerpts come from writers such as Frederick Buechner, Joyce Rupp, Henri Nouwen, Mother Teresa, Howard Thurman, C.S. Lewis, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, John Wesley, and many others. These excerpts are arranged in weekly themes. Job and Shawchuck also include spiritually grounded explanations of the seasons of the church year to introduce each section of the book. This deluxe edition includes Bible binding, a ribbon bookmark, round corners, gold edges, and a leather-like cover in emerald green.