Can't anyone teach me how to pray? Millions of people today are asking the same question. There is a sense of the necessity of prayer - we have to pray. But how?
Prayer is central to Christian faith; indeed, as Timothy Keller notes in his introduction, it is the main way we experience deep change. Yet so many people struggle with prayer - a struggle that the author himself has shared.
This wise and inspiring book is the fruit of those struggles, offering a real and glorious vision of what it can mean to seek God in prayer. Keller begins by giving a theological underpinning of what prayer actually is - both conversation and encounter with a personal God - before describing how we can learn to pray, and then deepen that prayer. Finally he gives detailed, practical suggestions on how to make prayer a part of the reality of daily life.
©2014 Timothy Keller (P)2014 Penguin Audio
An easy to read, conversational, pastoral guide to understanding personal prayer. An absolute must read for any Christian.
This assumes a very high Christian protestant approach, but even if you don't share the Christology there are some interesting ideas. Worth a scan, but more of an instruction manual for a particular type of Christianity than a theological overview!
"Loved this book!"
I highly recommend this book for anyone struggling with prayer. It's very practical and he consults a wide range of authors. It's a book that I will most likely go back to.
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