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Beginning Prayer / Edition 1

Beginning Prayer / Edition 1

by John Killinger


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ISBN-13: 9780835806763
Publisher: Upper Room Books
Publication date: 04/28/1993
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.62(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

John Killinger has taught at Vanderbilt Divinity School and Princeton Theological Seminary. He is author of The Night Jessie Sang at the Opry and Beginning Prayer. He currently serves as General Editor of Preachlink and is the President of the Mission for Biblical Literacy. He lives in Williamsburg, Virginia. 1999

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

An Attitude of Prayer 13

The Best Time for Praying 16

The Best Place for Praying 21

Your Posture in Praying 25

The Mood for Praying 28

The Methods of Praying 34

The Prayer of Silence 36

Listening to God's Questions 39

Using a Single Phrase 41

The Jesus Prayer 44

The Use of Mere Syllables 47

Praying with a Mental Image 50

Fantasized Images 53

Praying Set Prayers 56

Praying the Lord's Prayer 58

Meditating on the Scriptures 62

Fantasizing with the Scriptures 67

Meditating on Other Literature 72

Giving Thanks for All Things 74

Blessing Your Memories 77

Praying About Your Work 80

Praying About Your Dreams 83

Praying for Others 88

Fantasized Scenes 93

An Imaginary Conversation with Christ 98

Subconscious Writing 100

Keeping a Prayer Journal 102

Conclusion 106

About the Author 111

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