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A call to spiritual reformation : priorities from Paul and his prayers

Author: D A Carson
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Book House, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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God doesn't demand hectic church programs and frenetic shedules; He only wants His people to know Him more intimately, says, D. A. Carson. The apostle Paul found that spiritual closeness in his own fellowship with the Father. A Call to Spiritual Reformation investigates the Epistles to see what lessons Paul taught in his "school of prayer." Christians today can still achieve the confidence Paul enjoyed by following  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D A Carson
ISBN: 0801025699 9780801025693 0851109764 9780851109763
OCLC Number: 25509216
Description: 230 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : the urgent need of the church --
Lessons from the school of prayer --
The framework of prayer (2 Thessalonians 1:3-12) --
Worthy petitions (2 Thessalonians 1:1-12) --
Praying for others --
A passion for people (1 Thessalonians 3:9-13) --
The content of a challenging prayer (Colossians 1:9-14) --
Excuses for not praying --
Overcoming the hurdles (Philippians 1:9-11) --
A sovereign and personal God --
Praying to the sovereign God (Ephesians 1:15-23) --
Praying for power (Ephesians 3:14-21) --
Prayer for ministry (Romans 15:14-33) --
Afterword : a prayer for spiritual reformation.
Responsibility: D.A. Carson.

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Carson's clarion call to a failing church is that Paul's prayer life must transform Christians if they are to know release from the superficial. Carson calls leaders to turn from focusing on frenetic  Read more...

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