Item description for Adventurous Prayer (Women of Faith) by Thomas Nelson...
Overview The Women of Faith study guide series features topical handbooks that deal with issues women wrestle with today: God's Will, Living in Christ, Prayer, and Worry.
These topical guides will deal with issues that women wrestle with today: God's Will, Living in Christ, Prayer, and Worry.
Reaching an audience across race, socio-economic, denominational, and age boundaries, these guides will enhance the lives of women in America as they empower them in their weekly devotions. The study guides can be used for both individual and group settings.
Women are asking good questions about their faith. With our study guides, we want to join them in their quest for knowledge and lead them in finding the answers they are seeking.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.18" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 17, 2003
Publisher Thomas Nelson
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series Women of Faith
ISBN 0785249842 ISBN13 9780785249849 UPC 020049049846
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A prayer primer Jan 18, 2006
My ladies Bible study has just started this book, so granted, I am not writing from the vantage point of having completed the whole thing. Still, I have to say this is probably the least challenging study guide I have ever read. There is a place for it, I'm sure -- I think it would be a great introductory guide to prayer and what the Bible has to say about it, but that's not what I was expecting when we chose it.
Here are a few questions taken directly from the book, at random, so you can gauge for yourself if the material is right for you:
(Ch. 5 - Two-way Conversation) 4. Proverbs 30:5 states: "Every word of God is pure." But can words written down centuries ago be relevant now. [sic] How can they be considered part of a conversation we're having now? 5. How does 1 Thessalonians 2:13 describe the Word of God?
(Ch. 6 - Journaling Prayers) 1. What would you write down in a spiritual journal? Why would you keep one? 4. What will be the result of our meditations? 1 Timothy 4:15 tells us.
The first question I listed, on Proverbs, is about as thought-provoking as you'll find here. It's not a bad question -- it can open up a good discussion -- but most of the book floats closer to the surface. (Again, that may be where you are as you begin to study prayer, so please don't take offense! But with the word "Adventurous" in the title, I was expecting to be taken a bit deeper.)
The last question I listed, from 1 Timothy, represents the format of many questions in this book: the question comes with the answer attached, which is so common in women's guides, I find. Much of the "work" in this book is just writing verses down in the blanks.
It's a lighter book, to be sure, but time spent in prayer and in the Word is never wasted. I will think twice about doing another title from this series, though!