Praying: Finding Our Way Through Duty to Delight
J. I. Packer and Carolyn Nystrom show how prayer is an essential, expected practice as a follower of Christ, but also a privilege and joy. With wisdom, humility and sincerity the authors lead us through different moods of praying, including brooding, praising, asking, complaining and hanging on. Their personal stories offer hope and encouragement to those who pray.
This books is so deep, it took me a couple of years to finish. Packer thinks, writes in paragraphs, not phrases or soundbites. He develops his thoughts in a linear way, writing in a logical fashion. Because his thinking seems to be so well thought-out, it makes me want to re-r ...more
This book encourages us to take a journey in prayer like an invitation for a good hike up a difficult mountain. What does it mean to have heart-felt, meaningful, enriching realism in our prayer life? Befriend this book like a spiritual ment ...more
Dr. Packer, the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College, was hailed by TIME as “a doctrinal Solomon” among Protestants. “Mediating debates on everything from a particular Bible translation to the acceptabi ...more