Item description for E M Bounds: The Classic Collection On Prayer (Pure Gold Classics) by Edward M. Bounds & Harold J. Chadwick...
Overview Based on the firm foundation of scripture, the author shares in a simple, yet profound way, the methods, the necessity, and the possibilities of prayer. He pulls examples and anecdotes from across the centuries using saints from scripture, the early church, and his contemporaries, to clarify each principle he presents. Reach the heart of God, fall in line with His will, and experience His power and closeness through prayer.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.42" Width: 5.56" Height: 1.64" Weight: 0.92 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2002
Publisher Bridge-Logos Publishers
Series Pure Gold Classics
ISBN 0882708880 ISBN13 9780882708881
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More About Edward M. Bounds & Harold J. Chadwick
Edward McKendree Bounds was trained and apprenticed as an attorney, but instead of pursuing a legal career, he entered the ministry in his early twenties. In 1859 he was ordained as pastor of the the Monticello Methodist Church in Missouri.
Bounds was a chaplain in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was captured by the Union Army in Franklin, Tennessee and later released. After his release, he strove to build up the spiritual state of Franklin by starting weekly prayer sessions.
Bounds was an associate editor of the official Methodist newspaper, The Christian Advocate, and is best known for his numerous books on the subject of prayer.
"Edward McKendree Bounds did not merely pray well that he might write well about prayer. He prayed because the needs of the world were upon him. He prayed, for long years, upon subjects which the easy-going Christian rarely gives a thought, and for objects which men of less thought and faith are always ready to call impossible. From his solitary prayer-vigils, year by year, there arose teaching equaled by few men in modern Christian history. He wrote transcendently about prayer, because he was himself, transcendent in its practice.
"As breathing is a physical reality to us so prayer was a reality for Bounds. He took the command, 'Pray without ceasing' almost as literally as animate nature takes the law of the reflex nervous system, which controls our breathing." -Claude Chilton, Jr., in the Foreword to Necessity of Prayer .
Edward M. Bounds was born in 1835 and died in 1913.
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Reviews - What do customers think about E M Bounds: The Classic Collection On Prayer?
Bounds is good but this collection is too edited... Nov 15, 2002
Words are inserted in this version that change the meaning of certain thoughts and take away from its power. Bounds is still good though - it's just better to get it the way he wrote it. Buy The Complete Works of E.M. Bounds on Prayer published by Baker instead. (That version was also changed to use modern language but definitely compares better than this version.)