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Dumbfounded Praying
     

Dumbfounded Praying

by Harold M. Best
 

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Dumbfounded Praying is a book of no-limits, uninhibited praying-dumfounded praying. It is a confessing book, an idea book, a wrestling and praise-filled book, and like the Psalms, intensely personal, but certainly not private. These prayers are for everybody who is thirsty and hungry, who doubts, who might be unsure of the value of prayer; they are for anybody who

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Dumbfounded Praying is a book of no-limits, uninhibited praying-dumfounded praying. It is a confessing book, an idea book, a wrestling and praise-filled book, and like the Psalms, intensely personal, but certainly not private. These prayers are for everybody who is thirsty and hungry, who doubts, who might be unsure of the value of prayer; they are for anybody who wants to question, confess, praise, lament, imagine, and speculate. This book is open to all who love the richness of speech with God and want his everlasting richness to flood their minds, hearts, and circumstances in return. Prayer is more than a narrow, tidied list of "proper things" to talk to God about. Nothing is off-limits with God, for he intimately knows what fills our minds, stirs in our hearts, and frames our circumstances. God invites us to talk everything over with him, honestly, fearlessly, even imaginatively. Out of sheer love, God has eternally befriended himself to us and asks us into his confidence and in turn invites us to confide freely in him. God wants us to know that while we would rather talk than listen, he always listens before he talks, and when he does, it is always with his Word, strongly yet sweetly offered to us by his Spirit and made eternally sure by his Son. This Word is inevitably filled with mercy, love, grace, forgiveness, correction, and unblemished wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781621892960
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
800,872
File size:
348 KB

Meet the Author

Harold M. Best is Emeritus Dean/Professor of Music, Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, and a past president of the National Association of Schools of Music. He is the author of Music through the Eyes of Faith and Unceasing Worship: Biblical Perspectives on Worship and the Arts. He remains active at the national level as a speaker and workshop participant in the areas of curriculum, worship, church music and the arts.

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