All Christian desire to pray more effectively. What better way to learn how to pray than to study the great prayers of the Old Testament. This volume, written by a recognized Old Testament scholar and author of numerous books, explores 11 such prayerse.g., Abraham interceding for Sodom, David praising God for his kingly dynasty, Solomon asking for a listening heart, Hezekiah pleading for help against an arrogant army, and Daniel confessing sins on behalf of the entire nation of Israel. This book is an answer to the prayer, Lord, teach us to pray.
Walter C. Kaiser Jr (Ph.D., Brandeis University) is president emeritus and Colman Mockler Distinguished Professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the author numerous articles and books, including The Majesty of God in the Old Testament, Recovering the Unity of the Bible, Biblical Portraits of Creation, and Toward an Exegetical Theology.