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The Art Of Praying

Author : Romano Guardini
ISBN : 0918477344
Genre : Religion
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Everything you need to know about prayer. Perfect as an introduction to prayer or as a guidebook for those who already pray this book offers down-to-earth guidance on every aspect of prayer. Learn to overcome distractions, meditate well, and much more!

The Art Of Prayer

Author : Kenneth E. Hagin
ISBN : 0892765186
Genre : Religion
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The chapters in this important handbook on the lost art of prayer cover such subjects as: praying for your nation, interceding for the lost, praying for de-liverance, groanings in the Spirit, fasting, and pray-ing for those in sin.

Mary And The Art Of Prayer

Author : Rachel Fulton Brown
ISBN : 9780231543712
Genre : Religion
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Would you like to learn to pray like a medieval Christian? In Mary and the Art of Prayer, Rachel Fulton Brown traces the history of the medieval practice of praising Mary through the complex of prayers known as the Hours of the Virgin. More than just a work of comprehensive historical scholarship, the book asks readers to immerse themselves in the experience of believing in and praying to Mary. Mary and the Art of Prayer crosses the boundaries that modern scholars typically place between observation and experience, between the world of provable facts and the world of imagination, suggesting what it would have been like for medieval Christians to encounter Mary in prayer. Mary and the Art of Prayer opens with a history of the devotion of the Hours or “Little Office” of the Virgin. It then guides readers in the practice of saying this Office, including its invitatory (Ave Maria), antiphons, psalms, lessons, and prayers. The book works on several levels at once. It provides a new methodology for thinking about devotion and prayer; a new appreciation of the scope of and audience for the Hours of the Virgin; a new understanding of how Mary functions theologically and devotionally; and a new reading of sources not previously taken into account. A courageous and moving work, it will transform our ideas of what scholarship is and what it can accomplish.

The Art Of Praying Liturgy

Author : Gregory Manly
ISBN : 0867860669
Genre : Liturgies
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Manual to aid those wishing to have a more prayerful appreciation and experience of liturgies, ie ceremonies of communal prayer. The authors are Catholics and the book includes specific information about the Eucharist and Liturgy of the Hours as practised by their church. Includes reflections, practical exercises, a glossary and an index.

The Art Of Praying The Scriptures

Author : John Paul Jackson
ISBN : 0985863897
Genre : Religion
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The Art of Praying the Scripture is actually two books. The first half is a powerful teaching on how the divine reading and speaking out of Scripture can completely change your connection to God through his Word. And the second half includes 21 of John Paul’s favorite Scripture passages along with meditation instructions and questions to ponder. The purpose of this book is to help connect you with the Living Spirit of God’s Word in a fresh and exciting way. The Art of Praying the Scriptures will help you: • Understand the history of Lectio Divina and how it has developed since early Christianity • Learn what it truly means to meditate on the Word of God • Rediscover the beauty of communion and all its benefits • Recognize the unique spiritual rhythm God has given you in prayer • Discover the Four Stages of Lectio Divina (the Divine Reading) • Prepare your heart through 9 important steps before prayer • Uncover the secret to reading Scripture through the ears of your heart If you’ve ever found yourself feeling disconnected from God or seem to be stuck in a “wilderness” season, it may be time to add a spark to your quiet time. The Art of Praying the Scriptures is truly a fresh look at this spiritual discipline practiced by saints and mystics for over 1900 years. Begin your journey into a deeper relationship today with this exciting new spiritual tool.

The Art Of Prayer

Author : Meryl Doney
ISBN : 0687099129
Genre : Religion
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Prayer is a universal activity, and it is probably true to say that nearly everyone has prayed as some time in his or her life-even if it's just to say, "Oh, God, help!" The need to reach out to someone or something beyond ourselves is as old as humanity itself and is shared by people of all nations. In an increasingly busy world the ancient art of prayer can help to center your life and provide space for spiritual growth. The simple, step-by-step approach in this book will help you unlock the secrets of prayer. It explores what prayer really means, why and how people pray and what difference prayer can make in your life--here, today. It encourages you to begin where you are and to progress toward a deeper understanding both of yourself and of God. The Art of Prayer draws upon 2,000 years of Christian experience and devotion through words used by all kinds of people in many different circumstances.

The Art Of Praying Scripture

Author : Arla Mitchell
ISBN : 0983831688
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The Lost Art Of Praying Together

Author : James Banks
ISBN : 1572933518
Genre : Religion
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Rediscover the lost art of praying together as author James Banks explains the amazing things that happen when God’s people pray and enjoy life-transforming blessings.

A Praying Congregation

Author : Jane E. Vennard
ISBN : 9781566994613
Genre : Religion
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Pastors and others who want to develop their skills as teachers of prayer and spiritual practices will find in this book not only wisdom for themselves but easily accessible lesson plans, enabling them to share Vennard's insights with others while infusing the activities with their own spirit and creative ideas. Through this book, readers' hearts are made ready to explore the wonder of strengthening their relationship with God through prayer.

Art Prayer

Author : Timothy Verdon
ISBN : 1612615724
Genre : Art
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Prayer is natural for human beings, a spontaneous impulse common in all people. Yet, beyond instinct, there is a kind of prayer that's conscious and articulate, that we have to be taught. There is an “art of prayer,” when faith and prayer become creative responses by which creatures made in the image and likeness of the Creator relate to him with help of the imagination. Timothy Verdon explores these essential interactions in this magnificent book. Richly illustrated, Monsignor Verdon explains that images work in believers as tools that teach them how to turn to God. Art and Prayer explores these interactions in detail, demonstrating that prayer can become a fruit of the sanctified imagination – a way of beauty and turning to God. In this eloquent, accessible, and gorgeously illustrated volume, Timothy Verdon unites his multiple vocations as art historian, theologian, and priest. With the ease of a master teacher who has lived with his material for years, he shows us not only how the faithful have been depicted in prayer, but how such depictions can inspire our own praying. Verdon should be required reading for anyone who wants to how theology can animate art and in turn by animated by it. Above all, Art and Prayer is a call to worship.Peter S. Hawkins Professor of Religion and Literature, Yale Divinity School"While Timothy Verdon's immense erudition in the European tradition of sacred art is everywhere apparent, this book is written for non-specialist readers willing to allow their practice of Christian prayer – both in liturgy and in personal devotion – to be enriched and given theological precision through art once intended for such work. My hope is surely that of Mons. Verdon himself: that this book may help to inspire both artists and their communities to create new art that is answerable to the various modes of prayer and worship, so that a book such as Verdon's could be written a generation hence with examples drawn from artworks newly commissioned for the contemporary church."Dr. John Skillen, director of the Studio for Art, Faith & History in Orvieto (Italy)

The Hinge Of The Hail Mary

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Take your prayer life to new heights. Tap into the treasury of graces in heaven. Provide spiritual protection over your family, the Church and the world.The Hinge of the Hail Mary: The Art of Praying the Rosary, a brand-new release by Mark Hartfiel, helps make an old prayer new. Inspired by the writings of Pope St. John Paul II, Hartfiel offers a profound spiritual framework for praying the Rosary."A prayer so easy and yet so rich truly deserves to be rediscovered. May this appeal of mine not go unheard!" (Pope St. John Paul II). Rediscover the Rosary and Learn how to:1) Weaponize it with Intentionality.2) Amplify your prayer with Focused Contemplation. Contributing Authors Include: Dr. John Bergsma, Nathaniel Binversie, Steve Bollman, Dcn. Harold Burke-Sivers, Dr. John Cavadini, Dr. Lenny DeLorenzo, Jason Evert, Paco Gavrilides, Paul George, Jamie Gonzales, Michael Gormley, James Martinez, Dr. Mark Miravalle, John O'Brien, Fr. Victor Perez, Fr. Dave Pivonka, John Pridmore, John Sablan, Brian Topping, Fr. Peter Towsley.

The Art Of Successful Praying

Author : Gordon Lindsay
ISBN : 0899850790
Genre : Prayer
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A Child S Book Of Prayer In Art

Author : Wendy Beckett
ISBN : UOM:49015002399609
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Combines well-known religious paintings with explanations of what is happening in each image and how the pictures can be used as a way of "listening" to God and learning simple lessons

Praying With The Arts

Author : M. Louise Holert
ISBN : 1775108511
Genre : Religion
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This prayer companion with thirty-one art masterpieces, focuses on the major events in the life of Jesus Christ, from the Annunciation to His reign as King. Sacred art, along with Scripture, engages both our emotions and intellect. Suggestions for reflection and prayer invite a deepening relationship with the triune God of love.

Praying The Right Way

Author : Chris Oyakhilome
ISBN : 9781597813334
Genre : Religion
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"God wants to answer ALL your prayers! "If He had planned it any other way, He would never have required you to pray. But He'll hear and answer only when you're 'PRAYING THE RIGHT WAY.' Discover the secrets and principles of effective prayer in this concise, yet comprehensive book by Chris Oyakhilome and rid yourself of any wrong mindsets, doctrines, perceptions, practices and prayers that may have clogged the wheels of your prayer life.

Let The Whole Church Say Amen

Author : Laurence Hull Stookey
ISBN : 9781426723063
Genre : Religion
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Stookey seeks to relieve the anxiety of inexperienced leaders of public prayer and the discomfort of those with and for whom they pray in this practical guide to the art of praying in public. The book has three parts. First, Stookey offers reflections on the nature of prayer, utilizing the image of a flow of energy. Second, he discusses the forms, mechanics, and vocabularies of prayer. His analysis brims with insight and practical application. Third, and most importantly, he provides concrete exercises in editing prayers. The reader is challenged to mark prayer texts and then to compare her or his own work with the author's as Stookey points out the particular issues that the exercises highlights. The book is clearly organized, economically written, and easy to use. Those who read carefully and complete the exercises will gain significant experience in crafting prayers to which the whole congregation can respond with an enthusiastic "Amen".

The Christian Monthly And Family Treasury

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28 Different Ways To Pray

Author : Federation Association
Genre : Religion
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Saint John Damascene described prayer as "the raising of one's mind and heart to God." Prayer implies three important aspects: 1) the personal commitment to the act of prayer 2) making the time 3) discovering a way or form that deepens one's personal relationship with God 28 Different Ways to Pray offers the rich tradition and long history of the various prayer forms that people have found helpful and beneficial to their spiritual lives. Written with the awareness that there is no correct or only way to pray, this short book provides twentyùeight possible ways to consider using to enrich one's prayer life. This resource is ideal for expanding one's spiritual life, discovering the church's long tradition of prayer, and finding new ways to pray so that one's prayer life does not become routine or monotonous. Consider this book as a road map to make new discoveries about how to pray.

A Homiletical Commentrary On The Book Of Judges

Author : J P. Millar
ISBN : OXFORD:600094482
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How To Pray So That God Listens

Author : Zehra Mahoon
ISBN : 1539177653
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How long does one have to pray to be heard? It's not about how long but how... There is an art to prayer... you have to pray in a way that God listens Have you been praying for a very long time? Are there important things in your life that you want to improve? Does it seem to you that your prayers are not being heard? Do you feel that life isn't fair? Why are some prayers answered and others not? Why do good people suffer? Why do rascals thrive? Why is God unfair? Have you ever thought about these things? Have you ever wondered why somethings you ask for take a very long time to come? Have you ever wondered why weak and innocent are persecuted? Have you ever wondered why some people can get away with anything? I've been looking for the answers for a very long time. My search has not been in vain. I have discovered that God does have a system for answering prayers. Gods system is perfect and fair every time. Once we understand how it works and start using it effectively we claim our true power. Life becomes easy and fun, and we start looking forward to each day with eagerness. We start understanding that we do have control on how things work out. This art of prayer is at the base of every religion...but it has been misinterpreted in so many ways that those with logic have given up on it. But this is the age of a great Awakening and so the art of prayer is being rediscovered. Some call it the Secret. Others call it the Law of Attraction. The point is to understand that prayer is not a ritual. We are in a state of prayer all the time, and for the most part we're messing it up big time. This book will help you understand how prayer works and how to use it effectively, so that God listens. With a little bit of practice and just ten days of doing it differently, you will start feeling better and more in control, and then the evidence will start showing up, confirming to you that you're finally getting it. This is your life, and you owe it to yourself to make the most of it. Reviews and questions are welcome Much love and appreciation Zehra

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