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The Lord's Prayer and God's Vision for the World: Finding your Purpose through Prayer

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Two thousand years ago Jesus sits on a mountain in Galilee and speaks. In this sermon for the ages, he answers the question, What is my purpose?

Lost your zest for life? Need to know what God wants for you? Tired of praying without knowing why? The Lord's Prayer answers all of these questions and more. The Lord's Prayer and God's Vision for the World brings you face-to-face
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Paperback, First, 86 pages
Published December 2012 by Createspace
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Heather
Jan 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Michael Joseph Brown has taken the Lord's Prayer and broken it down for the reader.
Each petition is discussed and expanded upon to show the reader what was most
likely meant by the petition in biblical times. To understand the Lord's Prayer helps
us to have a deeper relationship with God. The prayer also shows us what God's
vision for the world is and can be. The author has made the point that
"participating in the formative practice of pr
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Laurel
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I was surprised that I liked this book as much as I did - I'm not even Christian!

But I thought it was easy to read and understand, didn't preach at me, and actually gave me some insights in prayer in general.

No matter your religion, there's usually some form of prayer involved, and I thought much of what he spoke of could be applied to it as well.

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Michael Joseph Brown is Associate Dean of the College and Director of the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies at Wabash College. He is an author and public intellectual, whose main training is in biblical studies. He also has written widely about the topic of higher education generally.

Dr. Brown did his undergraduate degree at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He did his graduate degrees (M
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