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Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2012
|Dimensions: 8.00 X 8.00 (inches)|
The God-centered prayers of beloved pastor and author John MacArthur are profound and moving. They inspire believers to come to the Fatherthe Lord God Almightywith their praises, thanksgiving, and requests. Dennis Frates’s stunning landscape photography is a beautiful testimony to this same God, the God of all creation. In picture and words, the reader is drawn into the full worship experience.
Whether given, received, or purchased for personal use, this select collection of Scripture readings and heartfelt prayers encourage the reader to approach God’s throne of grace and receive His blessing.
John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California; president of The Master’s College & Seminary; and featured teacher for the Grace to You media ministry, which reaches millions worldwide. John has also written many bestselling books, including The Gospel According to Jesus. He and his wife, Patricia, have 4 married children and 15 grandchildren.
Dennis Frates’s love for the outdoors began at an early age and led to a passion for photographing landscapes and nature, which he has done for more than 25 years. His images have graced the covers and pages of National Geographic, Sierra Club, Sunset, and five published books as well as calendars, note cards, and other products.
This combination of my friend John MacArthur’s heart-stirring and insightful prayer, joined to the magnificent photography of Dennis Frates is a publishing masterpiece and a spiritually inspiring treasure.”
Dr. Jack W. Hayford, chancellor, The King’s University, Los Angeles
The Majesty of Prayer is a compelling combination of the propulsive power of praying and the soaring inspiration of the aesthetic. It offers irresistible beauty as a portal to prayer for the regular worshipper; and for those who feel a little alienated from God, it is an indispensable path to harmony and tranquility. Especially suited to our turbulent times, The Majesty of Prayer will continue to impact your life in wondrous ways.”
Rabbi Daniel Lapin, American Alliance of Jews and Christians
John MacArthur's skills in communicating the central message of the Holy Scripture are not limited to his sermons and popular commentaries. In this beautifully designed book the photography of Dennis Frates is joined with John's passion for expressing deep love for God in prayer. Some question the wisdom of using a book of written prayers but these particular prayers demonstrate that there is still an important place for well-written prayers. This book meets a clear need that many Christians have for explicit help in prayer.”
John H. Armstrong, president, ACT 3
The Majesty of Prayer is more than just prayers and beautiful photographs. It is a thought provoking devotional which will cause the reader to dwell anew on God’s goodness and grace. This is an excellent daily devotional which will start your day focused on God’s wondrous gifts to His children. So put aside your technology gadgets; pick up this small book and be renewed by our great God!”
Lois Feinberg-Gonzenbach, teacher and author
In The Majesty of Prayer, Pastor John MacArthur and photographer Dennis Frates bring us a soul satisfying devotional that encourages and provokes the sinner saved by grace to meditation, praise, and thanksgiving. Together, photos, prayers, Scriptures, sayings, and hymns take the reader to the threshold of God’s throne to find mercy and grace in a time of need. For nightstand, coffee table, or bookshelf next to your favorite chair, you will want to pick up The Majesty of Prayer as an aid to help direct your thoughts to the One who gives us grace upon grace’ (Jn 1:16).”
Dr. Jack Hughes, pastor, teacher, author, and conference speaker
Scripture verses with commentary by pastor and Biblical scholar John MacArthur is combined with worshipful prayers, quotes from well-known commentators as well as other writers, and stanzas from familiar hymns of the faith. All of this is woven together and illustrated with the stunning photography of Dennis Frates. It works on three levels; the combination of different themes of prayer and praise serves as a vehicle for personal worship. Secondly, it is a beautifully crafted book in its flow and combination of its featured topics and thirdly it makes an excellent gift for a person in your life.”
Lenny Seidel, pianist and composer, Springfield, Virginia
Nearly 20 years ago I belonged to Grace Community and I loved Pastor MacArthur's lengthy pastoral prayers. If you're looking for solid biblical truth expressed in prayers and accompanied by gorgeous photos and captivating quotes, you'll love The Majesty of Prayer. I'll be buying a couple of copies for Christmas presents.
Todd Bolen, Plano, Texas
RebeccaMarylandGender: Female5 Stars Out Of 5The Majesty of Prayer: Encounters with God's Amazing Grace by John MacArthurAugust 8, 2014RebeccaMarylandGender: FemaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is an incredibly beautiful book with powerful prayers written by a man who is a masterful Bible teacher! His prayers bring tears to my eyes. I have already given several copies of this book as gifts, and I intend to make it one of my primary Christmas gifts. John MacArthur has also published a book of the prayers that he has prayed at the Sunday morning services at his church. Very moving and very Scriptural! It is titled "At the Throne of Grace." I also highly recommend that book.