Apr 15, 2021
The Transforming Friendship: A Guide to Prayer
Posted by James M. Houston Dallas Willard

To often, prayer seems only to be a dreary exercise that must be endured or a difficult skill that must be mastered When we misunderstand its purpose and practice, we easily fall out of the habit of praying regularly As a result, we miss one of the greatest opportunities to deepen our friendship with God In Prayer The Transforming Friendship, James Houston exploresTo often, prayer seems only to be a dreary exercise that must be endured or a difficult skill that must be mastered When we misunderstand its purpose and practice, we easily fall out of the habit of praying regularly As a result, we miss one of the greatest opportunities to deepen our friendship with God In Prayer The Transforming Friendship, James Houston explores the transforming power of prayer, illustrating how prayer begins to change our lives and then how the way we live changes how we pray Through clear and compelling examinations of the Scriptures, Dr Houston shows the often misunderstood spiritual realities of prayer And through candid accounts of his own struggles to pray effectively, he will encourage you to engage boldly in the life changing practice of intimate conversation with God Dr James M Houston, a prolific author, editor, and Christian scholar, is the founding principal, former chancellor and emeritus professor of spiritual theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia A native of Scotland whose parents were missionaries to Spain, he is recognized around the world as a leader in educating laypeople for effective ministry and in helping to restore spirituality to evangelicalism His other book include The Mentored Life, The Heart s Desire, and Joyful Exiles.

  • Title: The Transforming Friendship: A Guide to Prayer
  • Author: James M. Houston Dallas Willard
  • ISBN: 9781573834469
  • Page: 321
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Transforming Friendship A Guide to Prayer To often prayer seems only to be a dreary exercise that must be endured or a difficult skill that must be mastered When we misunderstand its purpose and practice we easily fall out of the habit of p

    Dylan McFadden

    Life without prayer is probably the greatest impoverishment we can experience 31 Because of a holy, beautiful, and gratuitous grace, we have been predestined and redeemed by Love so that we may, in return, love through spiritually encountering the heartfelt pleasure of worship, fellowship, and communion with God through prayer The flesh s defenses shatter before God as we begin to grasp our true brokenness, helplessness, darkness, and utter desperation for the true Light of God s forgiveness, lo [...]


    Bob Wolniak

    Read and discussed this as an InterVarsitystaffteam in the 90s Helpful to my understanding of prayer especially.


    Alfred

    A wonderful book on prayer as relationship with God.



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