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Prayer is a lifeline, a beacon of hope that we can cling to in life's difficult moments...Lord, please protect my family...God, I need your help to make it through today...Jesus, thank you for your grace...It goes on and on. Prayer is the most necessary and most basic expression of our faith, yet we often struggle to do it. The daily duties of life crowd in, filling our days with activity and we don't communicate with our heavenly Father.
Thankfully, we aren't the first followers of Jesus to struggle with prayer. The disciples did too. In response to their questions, Jesus gives them, and us, a simple, beautiful example to follow. Likewise, in Before Amen, Max Lucado explores the very heart of Biblical prayer by offering distilled, hope-filled prayers that will help you turn your heart towards the One who longs to speak with you.
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)|
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We all pray . . . some.
We pray to stay sober, centered, or solvent. When the lump is deemed malignant. When the money runs out before the month does. When the marriage is falling apart. We pray.
But wouldnt we like to pray more? Better? Stronger? With more fire, faith, and fervency?
Yet we have kids to feed, bills to pay, deadlines to meet. The calendar pounces on our good intentions like a tiger on a rabbit. And what about our checkered history with prayer? Uncertain words. Unmet expectations. Unanswered requests.
We arent the first to struggle with prayer. The first followers of Jesus needed prayer guidance too. In fact, prayer is the only tutorial they ever requested.
And Jesus gave them a prayer. Not a lecture on prayer. Not the doctrine of prayer. He gave them a quotable, repeatable, portable prayer. Couldnt we use the same?
In Before Amen best-selling author Max Lucado joins readers on a journey to the very heart of biblical prayer, offering hope for doubts and confidence even for prayer wimps. Distilling prayers in the Bible down to one pocket-sized prayer, Max reminds readers that prayer is not a privilege for the pious nor the art of a chosen few. Prayer is simply a heartfelt conversation between God and his child. Let the conversation begin.
More than 120 million readers have found comfort in the writings of Max Lucado. He ministers at the Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas, where he lives with his wife, Denalyn, and a sweet but misbehaving mutt, Andy.
SELDOOT5 Stars Out Of 5POWERFUL READING EVEN THO IT IS NOT A HUGE BOOK.February 23, 2015SELDOOTQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5THIS IS ANOTHER OF MAX LUCADO'S ''NOT TO BE MISSED'' BOOKS. GET IT--YOU WONT BE SORRY.
LOVE ALL HIS WORK., WHEN READING IT MAKES ME FEEL LIKE I'M IN THE ROOM TALKING AND DISCUSSING
THINGS WITH HIM. ALSO BOUGHT THE POCKET PRAYERS THAT GOES ALONG WITH THE BOOK. NICE TO HAVE
FOR A SHORT PRAYER ABOUT CERTAIN PEOPLE OR THINGS. THANK YOU FATHER FOR MAX LUCADO!!
TLC5 Stars Out Of 5Couldn't put it down!February 17, 2015TLCQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I have been wanting to read this book for a while and it didn't disappoint! I received it at our door around 2PM, by 4PM I had read half the book and finished it off the next day. A great read with so much encouragement! As a lover of most of Max's books, this is definitely on my "favourites" list.
KathyOREANS,MAAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5GREAT BOOK GREAT MESSAGEFebruary 10, 2015KathyOREANS,MAAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5JUST AWESOME
Judi5 Stars Out Of 5Before AmenFebruary 2, 2015JudiQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Gave friends this book for Christmas and bought one for myself all on the recommendation of a close friend. It was all she said it was and more. Max Lucado is one of my favorite authors and he speaks to all who seek a relationship with God, newcomers as well as seasoned Christians.
little red5 Stars Out Of 5Before AmenJanuary 26, 2015little redAmazing learning experience for a Christian on prayer.
Am going to love sharing this and read it again and again
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