Is God even listening? If God is sovereign and in control, why should I bother praying? Can my will override His will?
Public interest in spiritual things is at an all-time high, and one of the most often discussed topics is prayer. Yet there are vexing questions related to our communication with God, and much misinformation is circulated about prayer—even among Christians. Many struggle with hard questions. In fact, there seem to be as many negative attitudes and questions about prayer as there are positive things said about it.
10 Questions About Prayer Every Christian Must Answer does what other books do not: explore the link between Christian apologetics and prayer. Elmer Towns and Alex McFarland— each with extensive pastoral and academic experience—respond to common objections and questions about prayer, offering biblically informed, well-reasoned answers.
This resource will encourage Christian readers in their faith and provide them with help when encountering Christianity’s critics. To those who are skeptical about prayer, it offers respectful and carefully reasoned rebuttals to their assumptions.
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About the Author
Elmer Towns is cofounder of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, and dean of its School of Religion. Also a best-selling author, he won an ECPA Gold Medallion Book of the Year Award for The Names of the Holy Spirit.
Alex McFarland is a speaker, author, and advocate for Christian apologetics and host of the radio program Exploring the Word.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Can Prayer Override the Natural Laws of the Universe? (Elmer Towns) 1
Chapter 2 Can Prayer Change God's Will? (Elmer Towns) 19
Chapter 3 Is God Fair to Answer the Prayers of Some People and Not Others? (Elmer Towns) 33
Chapter 4 Does God Still Answer Prayers for Supernatural Healing? (Elmer Towns) 47
Chapter 5 Does God Answer Our Prayers Because We Are Persistent? (Elmer Towns) 61
Chapter 6 Can You Pray to a God You Think May Not Be There? (Alex McFarland) 75
Chapter 7 Can Prayer Do Anything Because God Can Do Anything? (Alex McFarland) 87
Chapter 8 What Happens When Prayers Collide? (Alex McFarland) 99
Chapter 9 Can Prayer Do Any Good in a World That Has Gone Bad? (Alex McFarland) 111
Chapter 10 Can Prayer Connect with a God Who Seems Hidden? (Alex McFarland) 123
Subject Index 149