Pure Love, Pure Poetry, Pure Prayer by Peter J. Gorday+

Pure Love, Pure Poetry, Pure Prayer: The Life and Work of Henri Bremond by Peter J. Gorday, François Tremolieres
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Overview: By the time of his death in 1933 Henri Bremond, priest and member of the elite Académie française, had established himself in France, and increasingly in England and the United States, as a distinguished historian of Christian spirituality and as a Catholic modernist who helped to shake the church out of its dogmatic slumbers by embracing "pure love," artistic-poetic expression, and mystical prayer as the privileged manifestations of spiritual truth. Drawing on substantial new scholarship in France, that has resuscitated and reinterpreted Bremond’s work for our own times, and that sees Bremond as an important precursor of current trends in literary interpretation as well as spirituality, Gorday surveys the entirety of Bremond’s corpus of writing, setting his work in its context of his personal struggles, as well as the wider setting of French historical and cultural development.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Pure Love, Pure Poetry, Pure Prayer by Peter J. Gorday+

Pure Love, Pure Poetry, Pure Prayer: The Life and Work of Henri Bremond by Peter J. Gorday, François Tremolieres
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Overview: By the time of his death in 1933 Henri Bremond, priest and member of the elite Académie française, had established himself in France, and increasingly in England and the United States, as a distinguished historian of Christian spirituality and as a Catholic modernist who helped to shake the church out of its dogmatic slumbers by embracing "pure love," artistic-poetic expression, and mystical prayer as the privileged manifestations of spiritual truth. Drawing on substantial new scholarship in France, that has resuscitated and reinterpreted Bremond’s work for our own times, and that sees Bremond as an important precursor of current trends in literary interpretation as well as spirituality, Gorday surveys the entirety of Bremond’s corpus of writing, setting his work in its context of his personal struggles, as well as the wider setting of French historical and cultural development.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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The Weapon of Prayer by Edward M. Bounds

The Weapon of Prayer by Edward M. Bounds (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
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Overview: Why Pray? In his book, The Weapon of Prayer, Edward Bounds states: "The life of the individual believer, his personal salvation, and personal Christian graces have their being, bloom, and fruitage in prayer." As a chaplain in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War, Bounds initiated weekly prayer sessions to strengthen the spiritual state of his local area. His wisdom has impacted Christ-seekers for decades, and his words are as powerful now as they were in the 1800’s. Bounds reminds us that throughout Biblical history, many of God’s greatest movements were incited by the prayers of God’s people. According to Bounds, prayer must be a priority. Other Christian duties, such as sacred works, communion, and church activities, cannot and should not take the place of prayer. To eliminate prayer from our daily lives is to abandon communication with God. It is through prayer that we have the opportunity to share our deepest sorrows, joys, and desires with the only one who can truly comfort us. To remind readers that God’s presence steadfastly endures, Bounds concludes his piece by providing modern examples of the power of prayer.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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The Reality of Prayer by Edward M. Bounds

The Reality of Prayer by Edward M. Bounds (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
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Overview: Some people believe that prayer is simply a human invention, with no true substance. Not so, argues Edward Bounds in his powerful book The Reality of Prayer. There is a spiritual reality to prayer, he urges. Prayer brings us closer to God–both through God’s answering of our prayers, and through our own character being changed by prayer. Bounds reinforces these points in the second half of his book, where he discusses Christ as both a teacher of prayer and as an example of prayer. Finally, Bounds ends his encouraging and enlightening discussion by explaining the role of the Holy Spirit in prayer. This interesting treatise attests to the true reality and power of prayer–another classic from Edward Bounds.
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The Necessity of Prayer by Edward Bounds

The Necessity of Prayer by Edward Bounds (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
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Overview: In The Necessity of Prayer, Edward Bounds, a 20th century pastor and lawyer, suggests that prayer is an essential part of the Christian believer’s life. He writes, "the Christian soldier, if he fight to win, must pray much." Bounds’ book, however, is not simply a list of prayers for one to work through, but also a discourse on the very nature of prayer. He connects the nature of prayer to other features of the Christian life, such as faith, reverence, patience, hope, character, conduct, and faithfulness. Bounds’ passion for prayer–which compelled him to write nine books on the topic–shines through in this work, and cannot but help motivate those who read it to also see the necessity of prayer. Perfect for individual study, Bounds’ book is sure to change the way one prays.
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The Essentials of Prayer by Edward M. Bounds

The Essentials of Prayer by Edward M. Bounds (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
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Overview: Edward Bounds, an American lawyer and pastor, wrote nine books in his lifetime, seven of which were about prayer. Known as a veritable powerhouse of spiritual maturity, Bounds has affected the prayer lives of thousands of people. This volume, Essentials of Prayer, focuses on the proper mindset believers must attain in order to have the best prayer life. He reminds readers that one must have a humble heart and undivided allegiance to God in order to pray effectively. He also believes strongly that prayer is available to all people — even those who only come in times of trouble. His advice is intended for both personal and corporate prayer, and is a great help for serious meditation.

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Purpose in Prayer by Edward M. Bounds

Purpose in Prayer by Edward M. Bounds (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
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Overview: Purpose in Prayer is another treasure from Edward Bounds on prayer. Bounds, an admired spiritual guide, describes the purpose behind prayer and not simply the purpose of prayer. He focuses on an individual’s purpose in prayer; for one can understand the purpose of prayer, but not see the purpose in one’s own prayers. Thus, Bounds attempts to encourage believers to not simply see the purpose of prayer, but to see that purpose in their own personal, private prayers. Throughout, Bounds frequently quotes other Christian thinkers, adding support and insight into his points about prayer. Composed of twelve short chapters, Purpose in Prayer is a rewarding book on prayer.

Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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Prayer and Praying Men by Edward M. Bounds

Prayer and Praying Men by Edward M. Bounds (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
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Overview: Prayer and Praying Men has a unique approach as a book on prayer. Many books on prayer focus mostly on simply features of prayer. Edward Bounds takes a different approach in Prayer and Praying Men by focusing on persons of prayer. Bounds examines the lives of nine different biblical figures: Abraham, Moses, Elijah, Hezekiah, Ezra, Nehemiah, Samuel, Daniel, and Paul. In his examination, Bounds explores how important prayer was to the spiritual lives of these men. He provides concrete examples of the importance and nature of prayer, grounded in biblical narratives. Prayer and Praying Men is thus recommended for those who crave a book on prayer which is not abstract or airy, but direct and concrete.
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Power Through Prayer by Edward M. Bounds

Power Through Prayer by Edward M. Bounds (Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
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Overview: The caricature of lawyers as money grubbing, selfish narcissists is often derided in popular culture. But Jesus did not come for the righteous, but for the sinner. He has used men trained in the law, such as Calvin and Luther, throughout the history of his church to edify the people of God. Edward M. Bounds is one of these men. Trained as a lawyer, but called to ministry, Bounds served as an Army chaplain during the Civil War. As far as prayer is concerned, Bounds practiced what he preached. His personal prayer regimen called him to prayer for three hours every morning. Bounds did not consider his time in prayer as idle time, but a time that was effective in changing the world through the power and grace of God. Read Bounds’ Power Through Prayer to enrich your understanding of God’s work in the world.

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The Prayer Bible: A Modern Translation


The Prayer Bible: A Modern Translation
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Common Prayer via Shane Claiborne

Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals via Shane Claiborne
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Overview: Common Prayer is helping as of late’s various church pray in combination throughout traditions and denominations. With an ear to the details of the way quite a lot of liturgical traditions pray, and the usage of an advisory workforce of liturgy mavens, the authors have created a tapestry of prayer that celebrates the most productive of every custom. The e book additionally features a distinctive songbook composed of song and vintage lyrics to over fifty songs from quite a lot of traditions, together with African spirituals, conventional hymns, Mennonite amassing songs, and Taize chants. Tools for prayer are scattered during to assist those that are unfamiliar with liturgy and to deepen the prayer lifetime of those that are aware of liturgical prayer. Ultimately, Common Prayer makes liturgy dance, taking the most productive of the previous and bringing new existence to it with a recent fingerprint for the recent renewal of the church. Churches and people who need a deeper prayer existence and the ones aware of Shane Claiborne and New Monasticism will benefit from the equipment introduced on this e book as a recent tackle liturgy.
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A Year of Prayer by John MacArthur (.AZW3)

A Year of Prayer: Growing Closer to God Week After Week by John MacArthur
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Overview: Every Christian wants to know greater fulfillment in his or her prayer life. That’s natural-as God’s children, we should yearn to draw closer to our Father and commune more intimately with Him.

This book is filled with weekly inspiration that will greatly enrich your prayer life. You’ll find your prayers becoming more focused, more powerful, more God-centered in ways that are truly life-changing.

This collection is comprised of prayers lifted up to God by John MacArthur on the Lord’s Day. They speak of God’s majesty and His wonderful love and care, and make transparent the deepest longings of the human heart. Through these prayers you’ll find yourself lifted up…in true worship, praise, and thanksgiving.
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A Year of Prayer by John MacArthur (.AZW3)

A Year of Prayer: Growing Closer to God Week After Week by John MacArthur
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Overview: Every Christian wants to know greater fulfillment in his or her prayer life. That’s natural-as God’s children, we should yearn to draw closer to our Father and commune more intimately with Him.

This book is filled with weekly inspiration that will greatly enrich your prayer life. You’ll find your prayers becoming more focused, more powerful, more God-centered in ways that are truly life-changing.

This collection is comprised of prayers lifted up to God by John MacArthur on the Lord’s Day. They speak of God’s majesty and His wonderful love and care, and make transparent the deepest longings of the human heart. Through these prayers you’ll find yourself lifted up…in true worship, praise, and thanksgiving.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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The Prayer Bible: A Modern Translation


The Prayer Bible: A Modern Translation
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