Prayer has ratings and 53 reviews. Cynthia said: O. Hallesby wrote a masterful treatise on prayer. I have a whole ceiling to floor bookshelf devoted. Here is a great list of quotes and sayings from Ole Hallesby. Nor is it our prayer which moves Jesus to come in to us. All He needs is access. He enters in of. In a book geared toward people that struggle in their personal prayer life, the author aims to clear readers’ minds about their need for prayer and strengthen their.

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The Meaning of Prayer. Salthouse Limited preview – Hallezby Leave a comment. It will clear your mind about ;rayer need for prayer and strengthen your will to do it. Because prayer gives expression to our utter dependence, the Lord is often pleased to use that to make effectual the other means of grace.

There is a section following the text of the book which would be useful either as a study group or simply for a deeper understanding of the teachings included in the book. Will we give Jesus access to our needs? We must recognize, because we are creatures, and sinful ones at that, that we are helpless. And yet it is a topic that never ceases to thrill me.

Ole HallesbyPrayer It calls from your heart to the heart of God with greater effect nallesby all your uttered pleas.

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This book, which was published in Norwegian inwas translated into English and issued in That alone, however, would lead to despair. Not that I disagreed often with Hallesby; part of my personality and the way I’m wired is that I want to see clear scriptural support for the ideas. And that requires no strength. Gregory Edward Reynolds Editorial address: This is one I will refer back to. Still, worth working through. Apr 08, James rated it really liked it Shelves: A positive is Book Six – The Misuse of Prayer, which was the first chapter I read, clearly and briefly challenges the reader to understand the heart of prayer and our attitudes about prayer.


A practical book on prayer that should be helpful for most Christians. Many recent books on prayer quote Ole Hallesby’s book on Prayer and for good reason. April 19, in How to PrayJesusO.

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Help us to spread encouragement around the world. If I were to continue to pray in words, I would have to repeat what I have already hqllesby. My only regret is his view of the power of prayer trumps the power of God, that God needs our prayers to act. Hallesby’s encouragement to pray coupled with the obstacles to prayer that he helps the reader overcome are so practical.

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Prayer is the breath of the soul, the organ by which we receive Christ into our parched and withered hearts. Most halllesby the church supported Hallesby’s view of hell, though some did not support the wording in his speech. Hallesby wrote a masterful treatise on prayer.

Hallesby’s general descriptions of a life of ahllesby make it all too difficult–were refreshing. In a book geared toward prager that struggle in their personal prayer life, the author aims to clear readers’ minds about their need for prayer and strengthen their will to do it, as well as flood their souls with goodness and love of God. I highly recommend it to all Christians. A book that finally frees me to pray helplessly. To pray is nothing more involved than to let Jesus into our needs.

It is only a question of our wills. This is an excellent book.

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Prayer can be the central theme of our life, that which ties everything else together. His family was from the Lutheran piety of the Haugean heritage. Without it, we never truly open our heart to God. Ole Hallesby was a Lutheran preacher, seminary professor, and a devotional writer in Norway. September 10, in O. Ina radio speech by Hallesby caused a major debate in Norway on the existence of hell.


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Jesus initiates the relationship, but we must ever open up ourselves to him, and this is no small part of prayer. What he writes about hallesbt is worth the price of the book alone. Dec 07, Rapp rated it really liked it Recommended to Rapp by: He does not need any help; all He needs is access. I would suggest that if you study this book in halleshy small group that you skip This is an excellent and convicting book on utilizing prayer properly.

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God is round about us in Christ on every hand, with His many-sided and all sufficient grace. Common terms and phrases answers to prayer apostle attitude awakening begin believe blessed chapter Christ Christian connection with prayer Corinthians daily deal dear desires difficulties in prayer distress doubt Ephesians eternal everything experience explosive material fasting Father feel forms of prayer friends gifts give thanks glorify Thy name God’s grace Hallesby’s healing hear heaven holy inner intercession intercessory prayer kingdom of God knocks labor Lars Olsen Skrefsrud learned lives look Lord Matthew meaning of prayer mind misuse of prayer misusing prsyer mother of Jesus name of Jesus Natural persons ourselves person praise pray prayer becomes Prayrr quiet Read receive result riences Satan school of prayer Scriptures seasons of prayer sins songs of praise sons of Zebedee soul praher Spirit of prayer striving in prayer struggle supplications teach things thou thoughts unconverted understand unto whole wrestling in prayer zeal Zeller.

One is often asked to write in an area of expertise. A book on prayer that doesn’t even touch on those is mind-boggling. Aug 13, Karen Krause rated it it was amazing.