Murray's and Lawrence's burden was to give the believer a tool to expand his prayer life beyond the limits of merely verbalizing needs to actually practicing the presence of Christ on a moment-by-moment basis.
The thirty-one devotionals are comprised of chapters from Murray's original book summarized and given practical application by the writings of Brother Lawrence. Each devotional begins with comments on a specific topic by Murray, then Lawrence's commentary on the subject concludes the devotional.
A unique devotional handbook that deserves a wide audience in this newly edited format.
Both Andrew Murray and C. H. Spurgeon wrote and taught about the immeasurable value of intercessory prayer in the life of every believer and the entire church. They believed that persistent, fervent prayer is, perhaps, the greatest work that every Christian can do by the grace of God and in the power of the Holy Spirit. Spurgeon told his congregation, "No one can do me a truer kindness in this world than to pray for me."
Editor L. G. Parkhurst has compiled selections on this important topic from Murray's devotional books and Spurgeon's sermons updating them for today's reader. The thirty-one devotionals begin with a reading by Murray, then Spurgeon's commentary on that aspect of intercession as well as a concluding prayer.
The Believer's Secret of Intercession powerfully persuades us to labor together and individually in fervent prayer so that sinners might be converted and blessings might fall upon the saints of God.
A unique devotional handbook on a topic of great importance for the church today.
distinguishing feature of discipleship." With insightful, penetrating clarity, Murray calls all Christians to turn from pride, empty themselves, and study the character of Christ to be filled with His grace. Often called the best work on humility ever written, this edition has been edited for today's reader.
Revive Your Spirit!
Does the abundant Christian life you’re “supposed” to have feel more like a chore than reality? Impoverished and stale, is your spirit crying out for recharging?
One of the most powerful voices of the last two hundred years, Andrew Murray wrote extensively about this age-old struggle. This treasury of 365 gems of biblical wisdom is presented here in contemporary English by bestselling author Bruce Wilkinson.
Each day will lead you deeper into God’s presence. Your spirit is yearning for it. Don’t delay. Let these timeless secrets of a more meaningful spiritual life invigorate your soul.
From the Hardcover edition.
Thirty-one thought-provoking reminders of the "must" of-- Waiting on God.
The Prayer Life is a searching inquiry into prayer as the key to spiritual blessing and victory. Andrew Murray has grappled with the sin which plagues every child of God—the sin of prayerlessness. The author exposes this weakness and with incisive clarity proposes a workable solution. His rare insight and practical suggestions bring the true difficulty into perspective while providing an opportunity for each believer to make definite progress in his spiritual experience.
Is such total obedience possible? We seem always to be failing! In The School of Obedience, Andrew Murray reveals not only what God demands, but also how obedience to those demands is possible through Christ's perfect example. Basic, practical steps toward a life in line with the will of God.
Now together in one volume, The Power of the Blood of Jesus and The Blood of the Cross take believers step-by-step through Scripture to understand why the blood of Christ has unparalleled power and learn what promises were made to all believers when that blood was shed. Written in Murray's classic devotional style, The Blood of Christ examines both Old and New Testaments to help Christians grasp the truth of redemption--at the time of salvation and on through life as a follower of Christ.
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In 31 clear, concise chapters, Andrew Murray shares his insights on all aspects of the Holy Spirit's work in the Christian's life. This helpful study includes
* Being filled with the Spirit
* Walking in the Spirit
* The Spirit's ministry in the church
and much more.
Readers today will find this classic devotional study as timely today as when it was originally published in the 1880s as The Spirit of Christ.
"Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you?" 1 Corinthians 3:16
Drawing from forty days of true stories, Mark Batterson applies the principles of his New York Times bestselling book The Circle Maker to teach us a new way to pray. As thousands of readers quickly became many tens of thousands, true stories of miraculous and inspiring answers to prayer began to pour in, and as those stories were shared, others were bolstered in their faith to pray with even more boldness.
In Draw the Circle, through forty true, faith-building stories of God’s answers to prayer, daily scriptures and prayer prompts, Batterson inspires you to pray and keep praying like never before. Begin a lifetime of watching God work. Believe in the God who can do all things. Experience the power of bold prayer and even bolder faith in Draw the Circle.
The world wants you to place your trust in your circumstances, your success, your talents and the opinions of others. But God's called you to rise above the world, and put your full trust in Him - to believe and apply what He's promised in His Word more than anything else.
Living this way won't just happen - you have to be intentional. But where do you begin? We all need help to make good choices, battle worry, overcome anxiety and keep a positive attitude. Using this devotional, readers will learn to grab hold of life this way, day by day, with trust in God.
With that in mind, The Love Dare Day by Day encourages and challenges couples toward new steps in faith and love with 365 marital encouragements, reminders, and action points worth repeating year after year.
Unconditional love is eagerly promised at weddings, but rarely practiced in real life. As a result, romantic hopes are often replaced with disappointment in the home. But it doesn't have to stay that way. Whether your marriage is hanging by a thread or healthy and strong, The Love Dare Day by Day is a journey you need to take. It's time to learn the keys to finding true intimacy
Proverbs 18:21 says, "Death and life are in the power of the tongue." Simply put, words are containers for power--positive or negative, creative or destructive. Therefore, it is imperative that you learn to think and speak on purpose, using the life-giving wisdom in God's Word. When you do, your life will never be the same!
If you struggle with being negative, critical, or judgmental of people and situations, don't be discouraged. God wants to help you renew your mind to think and speak as He would. It won't happen overnight--but each day you will make progress as you choose power thoughts to be more like Jesus.
It's time for you to experience and enjoy the life God created you to live, and Joyce wants to help you get there. You can do it with this devotional by learning how to think and speak power thoughts daily.
With the Robertson clan’s flair for down-home wisdom and their wholesome family values, this 365-day devotional reveals the heart and faith of this much-loved family from A&E’s hit show Duck Dynasty.
Loyal fans of the Duck Dynasty family will relish this collection of inspirational messages for each day of the year. From patriarch Phil and matriarch Kay to their four sons—Willie, Jase, Jep, and Alan—and their beautiful wives and children, the entire Robertson clan contributes to this heartening guide. You’ll also hear from Martin, Godwin, and Mountain Man as they share their faith and their personal lives to encourage and inspire readers.
Compiled by the newest addition to Duck Dynasty—the oldest son and former pastor, Al—each devotional contains a brief message, a passage from Scripture, and a prayer. Not only are the messages motivational, but they are also laced with the characters’ trademark wit and revelations of their personal faith journeys. An ideal companion for Duck Dynasty fans, outdoor enthusiasts, and those who want to grow in their faith, The Duck Commander Devotional is certain to inspire you in your own faith journey.