Prayer has ratings and 53 reviews. Cynthia said: O. Hallesby wrote a masterful treatise on prayer. I have a whole ceiling to floor bookshelf devoted. Here is a great list of quotes and sayings from Ole Hallesby. Nor is it our prayer which moves Jesus to come in to us. All He needs is access. He enters in of. In a book geared toward people that struggle in their personal prayer life, the author aims to clear readers’ minds about their need for prayer and strengthen their.

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I’ve found it helpful for my prayer life; I’m sure it would be even more helpful if I consciously tried to apply the suggestions it gives.

It is the last resort of the helpless. There is little that I felt like I was learning for the first time, but presenting it all in an organized fashion and applying it was helpful.

He is no fan of prayer books, though I would advise a judicious use of things like Valley of Visionthe Trinity Hymnalthe Book of Common Prayer or before to help us, particularly one struggling in forming prayers. The Misuse of Prayer. I read this for the first time years ago. We try everything before we finally resort to prayer!

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Have you received Christ as your Lord and Saviour? One is often asked to write in an area of expertise. It’s a book of its time – nearly years ago hallesbt and of the literal stand.

If you can get your hands on a copy of it I’d recommend you read the first chapter or two and see what you think. Our groanings, which cannot be uttered, rise to Him and tell Him better than words how dependent we are upon Him. Mar 13, Ian rated it really liked it Shelves: Contents What Prayer Is.

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God is round about us in Christ on every hand, with His many-sided and all sufficient grace. I felt some important aspects were not covered like tongues and God’s desire to have a relationship with His childrenbut not surprising since the book is fairly small.

Totally changed my view of prayer. This is a good and thought provoking hopefully prayer provoking book on prayer aptly titled, Prayer. I also recall encouraging my father-in-law when he was downcast because he was no longer able to be active in all the life of the church as he had been.

First, Hallesby frequently emphasizes that human helplessness is our greatest friend in prayer. Prayer can be the central theme of our life, that which ties everything else together.

But it was also “theologically loose.

Really great on the core attitude of prayer as helplessness. Billy Graham Tweet this. Despite being published by Augsburg Fortress, there was nothing too heterodox in the writing, apart from the occasional emotional language.


Hallesby wrote 67 books, mostly on theology and ethicsbut is known for devotional writings. The kind of book which inspires you to pray more than it condemns you for not praying enough. Welcome to Christian Quotes!

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The Meaning of Prayer. And while I have this currently recorded as being in my Home Library, I have decided that I will no longer keep the books I’m reading for my ‘ Christian Books that Changed the Century’ task – unless I think I actually will refer to them, or read them again, or recommend them.

Ordained Servant OnlineMarch, In a book geared toward people that struggle in their personal prayer life, the author aims to clear readers’ hxllesby about their need for prayer and strengthen their will to do it, as well as flood their souls with goodness and love of God.

It’s a treasure, being encouraging not upbraiding, full of both grace and truth. Wrestling in Prayer I. During a razzia in November it was revealed that the already-imprisoned Nazi agents, Gard HoltskogSten Blom Westberg and Hans Johann Krijom, were about to fabricate a document which probably was pryaer to tie Hallesby to the Nazis.

The air of itself seeks to enter our bodies and, for this reason exerts pressure upon us. May 1, in How to PrayO. There is a lot that Hallesby has to say that is very convicting and ptayer for the christian walk.


We need but exercise our organs of respiration, and air will air will enter forthwith into our lungs and perform its life-giving function to the entire body. He tends toward the mystical at times, giving mild credence to visions and other non-cessationist phenomena.

April 19, in How to PrayJesusO. NRK responded that since there was a state churchthey had to accept it as it was.

One excuse will be that they have not the time and cannot arrange to take the time. There was more in the book to agree with than to disagree with. Faith and I went through this book with another couple, one chapter at a time. Find out how to do so on halpesby page: Handbook of the Psychology of Aging James E. To see price and additional information, including how hallfsby purchase this productsimply click on the above photo. It is largely an expression of the author’s general sense o Mixed feelings.