Talking to God

Talking to God


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Why a theology of prayer?

Because counterfeit prayer abounds, we need Scripture's guidance, writes Thomas Constable. Praying as God desires requires considering what God has revealed about it. As we give prayer our careful attention, we gain greater understanding of what he intends it to be.

Constable details the different forms of communication God invites us to use. He identifies the counterfeits that pass for prayer, discusses the conditional nature of prayer, and explains why some prayers seem to go unanswered.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597520539
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/13/2005
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Thomas L. Constable is Senior Professor of Bible Exposition at Dallas Theological Seminary, where he has taught since 1966.

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"I could not think of a single aspect of prayer that 'Talking to God' does not address. Thomas Constable lays out for the reader the plain message of the Bible: God has ordained that we should pray, for our own good, and for that of his kingdom."

Duane Litfin, President, Wheaton College

"'Talking to God' contains all you ever wanted to know about prayer. The author doesn't hesitate to deal with the challenging issues involved in attempting communication between sinful man and a sovereign, all-knowing God."

Joseph Aldrich, former President, Multnomah College and Biblical Seminary

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