Our Eyes Are On You: A Study of Biblical Prayer
A study of the context and contents of 35 Biblical prayers to make connections to our lives, informing us about prayer, the things about which we should pray, and the God to whom we pray. The prayers covered include those of Abraham, Moses, Hannah, David, Jehoshaphat, Hezekiah, Jeremiah, Habakkuk, Jesus, the Apostles, Paul, and many others.
This is a rich and wise commentary on biblical prayer. Those who take it up may expect interpretive surprises, and may anticipate growth in their own prayer life as well. A most welcome read designed for close study! (Walter Brueggemann)
Sitting with these prayers and listening to the wisdom Ward has gathered concerning what they reveal about the sacred crucible of prayer cannot fail to enrich readers’ practice of one of the cardinal disciplines of the Christian life. (David deSilva)
This book expertly guides us on a tour of prayers in the Bible so that we better understand the wondrous mystery of prayer but also meaningfully enhances our own life of prayer. It is a marvelous gift that I will read and re-read. (David E. Garland)
This is a beautifully clear and profound and wide-ranging and thoughtful and illuminating book on prayer in the Scriptures. The people who read it and put its insights into practice are going to have their relationship with God transformed. (John Goldingay)
- 354 pages
- 6 x 9 perfect bound