The Power of Persistent Prayer: Praying With Greater Purpose and Passion
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The Power of Persistent Prayer: Praying With Greater Purpose and Passion

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Cindy Jacobs, bestselling author and recognized leader in the worldwide prayer movement, brings her passionate message to all Christians who struggle with prayer or desire to be more effective prayer warriors. This powerful guide will answer such questions as, "Why does it take so long to receive answers to my prayers?" "How can I take my prayer life to the next level?" an...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Bethany House
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Stephanie
I've been a Christian for a wee 7 years and wanted to grow in prayer and intercession. How I wish someone had introduced me to this book sooner! It's a quick read that serves as an excellent and broad survey on prayer. This provided me a framework on how to effectively pray. I walked away with nuggets that I feel like are keys to unlocking in prayer, along with plenty of encouragement to keep at it in faith. Cindy's style is not for everyone. There is both reference to scripture and anecdotes, h...more
Weston
This book was pretty good. A lot of good fundamentals. I was almost afraid at times that it was going to turn into a 'name it, claim it' type of thing, but it stayed pretty biblical. Some of it seemed a little wordy, but it wasn't too over the top in that respect. Not too bad for a free ebook.
Justin
This book has some important content, but it's not only a little bit about persistent prayer. The book also suffers from Jacobs's chatty tone, which, instead of making her ideas accessible, just limits the book. There are too many tangential and unconvincing examples (such as those of her kids or grandkids doing things that don't really prove her points). I'm also disappointed that she uses my least favorite Bible translations, which make scripture-based argument less effective.

So, yeah, good st...more
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