100 Prayers Every Christian Should Know: Build Your Faith with the Prayers That Shaped History

100 Prayers Every Christian Should Know: Build Your Faith with the Prayers That Shaped History

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Overview

History's Great Words of Faith to Inspire Your Prayer Life Today

Has your prayer life felt a little uninspired recently?

For believers looking for a supplement to their quiet time,100 Prayers Every Christian Should Know offers a glimpse at some of history's most inspired words of prayer. The book will walk you through the words of centuries' worth of the "great cloud of witnesses," whose offerings of praise and petitions still ring with importance even now.

Each prayer is accompanied by a glimpse at the compelling life of each woman or man who prayed it, as well as a motivating devotional thought to show how the words of yesterday can shape and mold us today. The prayers cover everything from words for daily faithfulness to offerings of confession, hymns of praise, and prayers to help guide you through life's darkest days.

Unlocking a path to a deeper and more vibrant prayer life, 100 Prayers Every Christian Should Know reinforces trust in a timeless God whom believers have been humbled to pray to centuries ago, today, and into the future.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764238406
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/19/2021
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 830,811
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 11

Prayers for Peace and Comfort

1 Fanny Crosby 17

2 Prayer of Jabez 19

3 Thomas à Kempis 21

4 George Webb 23

5 Francis Paget 25

6 Queen Lili'uokalani 27

Prayers for Guidance and Light in the Darkest Hours

7 Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi 31

8 William Wilberforce 33

9 Thomas Dorsey 35

10 Jonah 37

11 St. Teresa of Ávila 39

12 The O Antiphons of Advent 41

13 Bishop Charles H. Mason 43

14 Charles Vaughan 45

15 Naval Prayer 47

Prayers of Adoration for God

16 Gloria 51

17 Magnificat-The Prayer of Mary 53

18 Blaise Pascal 55

19 Søren Kierkegaard 58

20 George Herbert 60

21 Hannah 62

22 St. Elizabeth Ann Seton 65

23 Thomas More 67

24 St. Francis of Assisi 69

25 Thomas Traherne 71

Prayers for Changed Hearts

26 Timothy Dwight 77

27 Dwight L. Moody 79

28 St. Anselm 81

29 Henry Scougal 83

30 William Booth 85

31 Billy Sunday 87

32 Fyodor Dostoevsky 90

33 Charles Spurgeon 92

Prayers for Justice in the Face of Evil

34 Sojourner Truth 97

35 Harriet Tubman 99

36 Frederick Douglass 101

37 Amanda Berry Smith 103

38 W E. B. Du Bois 105

39 Maria W. Stewart 107

Prayers for a Nation to Be Moved

40 Abraham Lincoln 113

41 George Washington 115

42 Ronald Reagan 117

43 John Jay 119

44 John Adams 121

45 James Madison 123

46 Franklin Delano Roosevelt 126

47 Jacob Duché 129

48 William Penn 131

49 Absalom Jones 133

Prayers in the Face of Pain and Grief

50 William Tyndale 139

51 Ludwig van Beethoven 141

52 Clara Ann Thompson 143

53 Richard Allen 145

54 Benjamin Tucker Tanner 147

55 Josephine D. Heard 149

56 Book of Common Prayer-Funeral Prayer 151

Prayers for Faith to Be Strengthened

57 Apostles' Creed 155

58 Andrew Murray 157

59 John Calvin 159

60 George Whitefield 161

61 John Chrysostom 163

62 St. Basil 165

63 Polycarp 167

64 Hannah Whitall Smith 169

65 St. Ignatius Loyola 171

Prayers of Thanksgiving and Gratitude

66 Martin Luther 175

67 Anne Bradstreet 177

68 Prayers of Grace for Meals 179

69 St. Richard of Chichester 181

70 John Greenleaf Whittier 183

71 Paul Laurence Dunbar 185

72 Anna Shipton 187

73 Walter Rauschenbusch 188

Prayers for Mercy When Our Hearts Stray

74 Dismas the Good Thief 193

75 Johann Sebastian Bach 195

76 Albrecht Dürer 197

77 John Newton 199

78 John Knox 201

79 John Donne 204

80 St. Augustine 207

81 Victor Hugo 209

82 Charles D'Arcy 211

Prayers for Daily Faithfulness

83 The Lord's Prayer 215

84 Jane Austen 217

85 Harriet Beecher Stowe 220

86 St. Thérèse of Lisieux 222

87 George MacDonald 224

88 St. Patrick 226

89 Susanna Wesley 230

90 Fred Rogers 232

91 George Müller 234

Prayers for Humility

92 Julian of Norwich 239

93 George H. W. Bush 241

94 Helen Hunt Jackson 243

95 Clement of Rome 245

96 Phillis Wheatley 247

97 Elizabeth Fry 249

98 Jeremy Taylor 251

99 John Wesley 253

100 Leo Tolstoy 255

Some Advice on Prayer 257

Notes 261

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