The Power of Prayer in a Believer's Life (Christian Living Classics: Believer's Life Series)
WIN94 GENERAL BLURBCHARLES SPURGEON CHRISTIAN LIVING CLASSICS Compiled by Robert HallLong before the concept of the Megachurch emerged, nearly6,000 people crowded every service at the MetropolitanTabernacle to hear Charles Spurgeon. Now you can discover whyhis masterful preaching, so solidly biblical,...
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WIN94 GENERAL BLURBCHARLES SPURGEON CHRISTIAN LIVING CLASSICS Compiled by Robert HallLong before the concept of the Megachurch emerged, nearly6,000 people crowded every service at the MetropolitanTabernacle to hear Charles Spurgeon. Now you can discover whyhis masterful preaching, so solidly biblical, understandable,passionate and wonderfully visual, astonished his era!SPECIFIC BLURB: Spurgeon was a great believer and teacher inpassionate,HolySpirit-directedprayer.HisdescriptionsofthemajesticthroneofgracethatGodcallsustocomebeforeis well worth the price of this inspiring and challengingbookalone!192pages,fromEmeraldBooks.
"Of The Power of Prayer in a Believer's Life, "Billy Graham has said, "This is one of the finest, most helpful books on prayer you will ever find." The Believer's Life series contains the best of Charles Spurgeon's (1834-1892) practical teaching on these subjects vital to Christian livng.
1. The Throne of Grace^2. The Secret of Power in Prayer^3. The Golden Key of Pray ^4. True Prayer--True Power^5. Prayer That is Quickly Answered^6. The Power of Prayer and the Pleasure of Praise^7. The Conditions of Power in Prayer^8. Intercessory Prayer^9. Essential Points of Prayer^10. Hindrances to Prayer^11. Prayer, the Cure for Care^12. Golden Vials Full of Odors^^
When people would walk through the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Spurgeon would take them to the basement prayer room where people were always on their knees interceding for the church. Then Spurgeon would declare, "Here is the powerhouse of this church." That statement is backed by the amazing number of sermons that spurgeon preached on prayer. Spurgeon was a great believer and teacher in passionate, Holy Spirit-directed prayer. His word pictures of the majestic throne of grace that God calls believers to be privileged to come before is well worth the price of the book alone. You will be inspired and challenged in your prayer life, especially if you experience struggles in prayer.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, (1834 - 1892) served for thirty years as preacher and pastor of London's six-thousand-seat Metropolitan Tabernacle. Converted in 1850 at the age of fifteen, he began to help the poor and to hand out tracts; he was known as "The Boy Preacher." He preached his first sermon at the age of sixteen. At age eighteen, he became the pastor of Waterbeach Baptist Chapel, preaching in a barn. In 1856, Spurgeon married Susannah Thompson; they had twin sons, both of whom later entered the ministry. Spurgeon's compelling sermons and lively preaching style drew multitudes of people, and many came to Christ. Soon, the crowds had grown so large that they blocked the narrow streets near the church. Services eventually had to be held in rented halls, and Spurgeon often preached to congregations of more than ten thousand. The Metropolitan Tabernacle was built in 1861 to accommodate the large numbers of people. The prime minister of England, members of the royal family, and Florence Nightingale, among others, went to hear him preach. Spurgeon preached to an estimated ten million people throughout his life. Not surprisingly, he is called the "Prince of Preachers". In addition to his powerful preaching, Spurgeon founded and supported charitable outreaches, including educational institutions. He also founded the famous Stockwell Orphanage. His writings, including thousands of sermons, are still popular with pastors and devotional readers who, like him, treasure the gospel of God's grace.