The Prayerful Spirit: Passion for God, Compassion for People [NOOK Book]

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Book Description:Faithful. Fervent. Focused. Does that describe your prayer life? In The Prayerful Spirit, Dr. James P. Gills tells us how prayer has changed his life, how it has changed the lives of other doctors and their patients, and how it can change your life. “Prayer is, I believe, the most interesting subject in the universe, and one that produces, strangely, a lot of dull books. Dr. Gills’ book is a compelling statement on a compelling subject. As I read it, I kept thinking, This is good, solid, basic, ...
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The Prayerful Spirit: Passion for God, Compassion for People

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Overview

Book Description:Faithful. Fervent. Focused. Does that describe your prayer life? In The Prayerful Spirit, Dr. James P. Gills tells us how prayer has changed his life, how it has changed the lives of other doctors and their patients, and how it can change your life. “Prayer is, I believe, the most interesting subject in the universe, and one that produces, strangely, a lot of dull books. Dr. Gills’ book is a compelling statement on a compelling subject. As I read it, I kept thinking, This is good, solid, basic, biblical, interesting. The emphasis on physicians and prayer is especially good. Read it!” -Bill Anderson, Senior Minister, Calvary Baptist Church, Clearwater, Florida “Jim Gills is a beloved friend, a magnificent servant of Christ, and a powerful witness.” -Chuck Colson, Chairman of Prison Fellowship Ministries

About the author:

James P. Gills, M.D. has earned a reputation as the most experienced cataract surgeon in the world. He is the founder and medical director of the renowned St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Dr. Gills has dedictaed his life to restoring much more than physical version. His not-for-profit publishing outreach, Love Press, has ditributed well over three million copies of his books on a donation basis through LoveLines: The Honor Innovation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616387327
  • Publisher: Charisma Media
  • Publication date: 6/14/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 461 KB

Meet the Author

James P. Gills, M.D., received the Free Enterpriser of the Year 2000 by the Florida Council on Economic Education. He has written more than 120 medical journal articles and numerous books, including A Biblical Economics Manifesto, LOVE: Fulfilling the Ultimate Quest, Come Unto Me and Darwinism Under the Microscope. A fitness buff, Dr. Gills owns the worldwide rights to Ironman, the most grueling triathlons in the world. He and his wife, Heather, have been married since 1962 and have two grown children.

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Table of Contents

Prologue xi
Part 1 The Priority of Prayer
1 What Is Prayer? 3
2 Preparing to Pray 15
3 Putting God First 23
4 Prayer in Practice 29
5 A Balanced Approach 45
Part 2 Hearts Inclined to God
6 Roadblocks to Prayer 53
7 Differing Views of God 73
8 The Developing Prayer Life 81
9 A New Life 87
10 Family Fellowship 101
11 Joy in the Workplace 105
12 Transformed by Prayer 117
Part 3 Power in Prayer
13 Practicing Medicine and Prayer 121
14 Praying Together 123
15 Prayer and Healing 133
16 Witnesses to God's Power 141
17 A Precious Possession 149
Benediction 153
Bibliography 155
Scripture Index 157
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