Prayer

The Mightiest Force in the World

Author: Frank Charles Laubach

Publisher: Martino Fine Books

ISBN: 9781614272687

Category: Religion

Page: 96

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2012 Reprint of Original 1946 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Laubach was born and raised in Benton, PA. He was a missionary educator and preacher among the Muslin Moros on Mindanao in the Philippine Islands. While handling the tough assignment among half a million hostile Moros, Laubach experienced a most extraordinary breakthrough of the sense of the Lord's presence as he prayed. Prayer was for him "the mightiest force in the world."

Prayer, the Mightiest Force in the World

Author: Frank C. Laubach

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 9781425484811

Category: Religion

Page: 95

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

Necessity of Prayer

Author: Edward M. Bounds

Publisher: CCEL

ISBN: 1610250001

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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In The Necessity of Prayer, Edward Bounds, a 20th century pastor and lawyer, suggests that prayer is an essential part of the Christian believer's life. He writes, "the Christian soldier, if he fight to win, must pray much." Bounds' book, however, is not simply a list of prayers for one to work through, but also a discourse on the very nature of prayer. He connects the nature of prayer to other features of the Christian life, such as faith, reverence, patience, hope, character, conduct, and faithfulness. Bounds' passion for prayer--which compelled him to write nine books on the topic--shines through in this work, and cannot but help motivate those who read it to also see the necessity of prayer. Perfect for individual study, Bounds' book is sure to change the way one prays. -Tim Perrine, CCEL Staff Writer

Power Through Prayer

Author: E. M. McKendree. Bounds

Publisher: Moody Publishers

ISBN: 9781575673462

Category: Religion

Page: 112

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Pastor and civil war chaplain E. M. Bounds penned his slim classic on prayer for the simple reason that Christians don't pray enough. "The little estimate we put on prayer is evident from the little time we give to it," he wrote. "Talking to men for God is a great thing, but talking to God for men is greater still." Bounds' simple, concise volume can help all Christians rediscover the source of spiritual power in their life.

Prayer

Asking and Receiving

Author: John R. Rice

Publisher: Sword of the Lord Publishers

ISBN: 9780873986540

Category: Prayer

Page: 283

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Lord of Light

Author: Roger Zelazny

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780060567231

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Earth is long since dead. On a colony planet, a band of men has gained control of technology, made themselves immortal, and now rules their world as the gods of the Hindu pantheon. Only one dares oppose them: he who was once Siddhartha and is now Mahasamatman. Binder of Demons. Lord of Light.

Protestant Empire

Religion and the Making of the British Atlantic World

Author: Carla Gardina Pestana

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 0812203496

Category: History

Page: 312

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The imperial expansion of Europe across the globe was one of the most significant events to shape the modern world. Among the many effects of this cataclysmic movement of people and institutions was the intermixture of cultures in the colonies that Europeans created. Protestant Empire is the first comprehensive survey of the dramatic clash of peoples and beliefs that emerged in the diverse religious world of the British Atlantic, including England, Scotland, Ireland, parts of North and South America, the Caribbean, and Africa. Beginning with the role religion played in the lives of believers in West Africa, eastern North America, and western Europe around 1500, Carla Gardina Pestana shows how the Protestant Reformation helped to fuel colonial expansion as bitter rivalries prompted a fierce competition for souls. The English—who were latecomers to the contest for colonies in the Atlantic—joined the competition well armed with a newly formulated and heartfelt anti-Catholicism. Despite officially promoting religious homogeneity, the English found it impossible to prevent the conflicts in their homeland from infecting their new colonies. Diversity came early and grew inexorably, as English, Scottish, and Irish Catholics and Protestants confronted one another as well as Native Americans, West Africans, and an increasing variety of other Europeans. Pestana tells an original and compelling story of their interactions as they clung to their old faiths, learned of unfamiliar religions, and forged new ones. In an account that ranges widely through the Atlantic basin and across centuries, this book reveals the creation of a complicated, contested, and closely intertwined world of believers of many traditions.

Letters by a Modern Mystic

Excerpts from Letters Written at Dansalan, Lake Lanao, Philippine Islands, to His Father

Author: Frank Charles Laubach

Publisher: Martino Fine Books

ISBN: 9781614273554

Category: Religion

Page: 48

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Frank C. Laubach (Sept. 2, 1884-June 11, 1970) was a Christian evangelical missionary and mystic known as "The Apostle to the Illiterates." In 1929, after fourteen years of successful teaching, writing, and administration in Cagayan and Manilla, he pursued his long-standing ambition of settling among the fierce Moros, a Muslim tribe on Mindanao. There, in the province of Lanao, he underwent a remarkable series of experiences of God and simultaneously developed a technique for reducing the Moro language to writing with symbols closely correlated to their spoken words. This technique not only made it possible to teach them to read in only a few hours but also permitted them to teach others immediately. In 1928, two years before his transforming experiences, Laubach found himself profoundly dissatisfied. He then realized in 1930 that after fifteen years as a Christian minister he was still not living his days "in minute-by-minute effort to follow the will of God." He determined at that time to seek to begin lining up his actions with the will of God every few minutes. His confidants at the time told him he was seeking the impossible. Undeterred, he began to try living all his waking moments in "conscious listening to the inner voice, asking without ceasing, 'What, Father, do you desire said? What, Father, do you desire done this minute?'" He believed that this was exactly what Jesus did every day. "Letters by a Modern Mystic," first published in 1937, is a compilation of excerpts from letters that Laubach wrote to his father. The tremendous results of this experiment in living in moment-by-moment communion with God are found in the narrative of these letters. Dr. Laubach is probably best known for his work to address adult illiteracy in the world. He conceived a simple method of instruction that permitted even the most disadvantaged people in the world not only to learn to read but also to be able to teach others. "Each One Teach One" became the slogan for this instructional program, which is credited with equipping over one hundred million people with the ability to read. On September 2, 1984, the United States Postal Service issued a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of Laubach's birth.

Practicing His Presence

Author: Brother Lawrence,Frank C. Laubach

Publisher: Christian Books Publishing House

ISBN: 9780940232013

Category: Religion

Page: 110

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If you wish to know your Lord in a deeper way, your are invited to join the numerous Christians who, over three centuries, have turned to this book in order to begin that journey to the depths of Christ.

Letters by a Modern Mystic

Excerpts from letters written to his father by Frank C. Laubach

Author: Frank Laubach

Publisher: SPCK

ISBN: 0281066132

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 128

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Have you ever considered what it might be like to live in conscious moment-by-moment communion with God? Letters by a Modern Mystic recounts Frank Laubach's spiritual journey as he began such an experiment while serving as a missionary in the Philippines in the 1930s.

Hand in Hand with God Witnessing on the Way

Author: Flora L. Williams

Publisher: PublishAmerica

ISBN: 146264726X

Category: Religion

Page: 78

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The journey that began as a pleasure trip to Mexico would have been a tragedy if it hadn’t become an encounter with the Holy along the way. Follow the author as she overcomes a debilitating accident and journeys onward to rearrange her life for ministry and service. Through valley and mountaintop experiences, her journey inspires any with tormented spirits, wounded hearts, loss of limb, a loss of trust in people, or a need for change. -Prof. Tom Mullen Flora spares no details about the accident, her reactions to it, or the reactions of others. Delightful are pages in which she tells in quick sentences how she learned to rearrange the house, reorganize her desk, and play the piano with only her left hand. -Pres. Gene Roop Flora uses her wounds not as an easily justifiable spring of bitterness, but as a sweet, healing balm for others. Anyone can read her story, and realize that we are all, at some point, wounded travelers, and that our wounds are meant to be a source of healing for other pilgrims. -Director William Field

Man of Prayer

Selected Writings of a World Missionary

Author: Frank Charles Laubach

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780883365809

Category: Prayer

Page: 330

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Equipped

The Weapon of Prayer (Journal Edition)

Author: E. M. Bounds

Publisher: Whitaker House

ISBN: 1641230304

Category: Religion

Page: 192

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What is the one thing that “puts God to work”? Prayer! In response to His children’s prayers and petitions, God has promised to answer, to do, and to give us “all things whatsoever.” E. M. Bounds expounds on God’s need of people who pray. He explains why prayer moves God to act, how busyness in church activities can hinder prayer, why Jesus could not dispense with prayer, how the early apostles gave themselves to prayer, and why prayer is essential in God’s kingdom. Includes inspiring sketches of the prayer lives of dedicated Christians, such as David Brainerd, George Müller, and Jonathan Edwards. This journal edition includes room for readers to reflect and add their own prayers.

100 Amazing Answers to Prayer

Author: William J. Petersen,Randy Petersen

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 0800787684

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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In this inspiring book, dozens of true stories show how God responded to the requests of his people--sometimes in most surprising ways.