With Christ in the School of Prayer (Hendrickson Christian Classics Series)
The great South African pastor Andrew Murray (1828-1917) was passionate about communicating the importance of prayer in the Christian life. In this book, Murray boldly affirms the core principle of effective intercessory prayer - that God always answers the fervent...
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The great South African pastor Andrew Murray (1828-1917) was passionate about communicating the importance of prayer in the Christian life. In this book, Murray boldly affirms the core principle of effective intercessory prayer - that God always answers the fervent prayer of faith. 223 pages, from Hendrickson.
Over nearly seven decades of active ministry, Andrew Murray (1828-1917) discovered the secrets of prayer that availeth much. In these 31 concise but rich chapters, the South African pastor draws on all of Jesus' teachings about prayer to school believers in what prayer is, why we are called to deepen our prayer practice, and how to tap into the prayer power that God promises. Christians who have desired to move past shallow, ineffectual prayer into deep intimacy with God have long prized this handbook.
A thirty-one day tutorial on prayer: each chapter presents a new aspect of prayer, in a concise but utterly rich and filled with the job that comes from vital relationship with the living God. A lovely edition; re-typeset and redesigned. Part of the Hendrickson Christian Classic series.
South African pastor and author Andrew Murray, (1828-1917), one of four children was raised in the most remote corner of the world - Graaff-Reinet (near the Cape), South Africa, It was here, after his formal education in Scotland and three years of theological study,in Holland, that Andrew Murray returned as a missionary and minister. Murray's first appointment was to a remote and unattractive territory of nearly 50,000 square miles and 12,000 people.
In 1873, he helped to establish the Huguenot Seminary for girls. He also served as the first president of the Young Men's Christian Fellowship (YMCA).
Not only was Andrew Murray the author of over 240 books, he was also a man of great prayer. He began writing on the "deeper Christian life" - a favorite subject for Murray - for his congregation as an extension of his local pastoral work, but he became internationally known for his books, such as With Christ in the School of Prayerand Abide in Christ, that searched men's hearts and brought them into a deep relationship with Christ. Writing with an intensity of purpose and zeal for the message of the Gospel, Murray wrote numerous books even after his retirement at age seventy-eight. .- Publisher.