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Number of Pages: 352
|Publication Date: 2010|
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
In his most powerful book since Whats So Amazing About Grace? and The Jesus I Never Knew, Philip Yancey explores the intimate place where God and humans meet in Prayer. Polls reveal that 90 percent of people pray. Yet prayer, which should be the most nourishing and uplifting time of the believers day, can also be frustrating, confusing, and fraught with mystery. Writing as a fellow pilgrim, Yancey probes such questions as: •Is God listening? •Why should God care about me? •If God knows everything, whats the point of prayer? •Why do answers to prayer seem so inconsistent? •Why does God sometimes seem close and sometimes seem far away? •How can I make prayer more satisfying? Yancey tackles the tough questions and in the process comes up with a fresh new approach to this timeless topic. "I have learned to pray as a privilege, not a duty," he says, and he invites you to join him on this all-important journey.
Philip Yancey serves as editor-at-large for Christianity Today magazine. He has written thirteen Gold Medallion Award-winning books and won two ECPA Book of the Year awards for What's So Amazing About Grace? and The Jesus I Never Knew. Four of his books have sold over one million copies. Yancey lives with his wife in Colorado. Website: www.philipyancey.com
KatyTexasAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Best book on prayer!January 18, 2014KatyTexasAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The best book on prayer out there! Covers all the common questions and attitudes about prayer. The author keeps reminding us that this is a relationship and as such it requires frequent communication. He encourages us to really pray with honesty and sincerity. It was like a breath of fresh air - not a lot of rules or restrictions. Will definitely take your prayer time to a deeper level.
Lois FlettSaskatchewanAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5This is a book that is quite easy to understand.September 10, 2012Lois FlettSaskatchewanAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4this is a book that is quite easy to understand though I find it isn't a book to just sit down and read through it has quite a bit to think about and digest. It is answering lots of my questions. Our Son ordered it at the same time as we did without even knowing.
karendallas, texasAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5ebook yes the reader -noJuly 18, 2012karendallas, texasAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4I love the book. It is helping me tremendously.
I do not like the way the reader is working. No page numbers, It will not always remember where I stopped reading and it takes half my time I have to read to find my page. Other electronic readers are not like this. Please have the soft ware updated so your customers will actually come back and buy from you. Until that happens. I will not purchase anything else from you.
goodman81Farmerville, LAAge: 25-34Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Your prayer life will go to the next levelJune 14, 2012goodman81Farmerville, LAAge: 25-34Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5Phillip Yancy "Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference?" is thought-provocking making you think about your prayer life. It answered the question, "Is the Lord listening to me?" and why the Lord will give you another, better answer, sometimes. The Lord knows everything about you (your sins, your job, your finances, your girlfriend, or spouse, your illnesses, your friendships and relationships, etc.) and what you are going to pray to Him, even before you pray. Phillip Yancy took a hard look at prayer through his countless study of it through prayer books and scientific studies on prayer.
MimaAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Love the Book!!November 10, 2011MimaAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book walks you through many different ways of praying..For those that struggle on how to pray, this book helps you put your thoughts into Prayers. Love the book.. A must read..