How to Pray in Times of Stress

How to Pray in Times of Stress

by Linda Evans Shepherd

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Overview

While there are a variety of coping techniques when it comes to stress--sleep more, eat better, avoid this, seek that out--the true remedy is prayer. In this inspiring book, Linda Evans Shepherd shows readers how to recognize God's continual presence and yield their troubles to the Prince of Peace. Through captivating stories, explorations of fascinating biblical characters, and examples of deeper-than-ever prayers, she brings within readers' grasp the peace that passes understanding. Anyone who is overwhelmed by all of the urgent demands on their time will find in this book a lifeline to true peace.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800729080
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/02/2018
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 765,442
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Linda Evans Shepherd is an award-winning author, a successful speaker, and a radio personality. The president of Right to the Heart Ministries, she is the author of When You Don't Know What to Pray and How to Pray When You Need a Miracle. She lives in Colorado.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 10

Introduction: The Problem of Stress 11

1 The Key to Peace: Finding More of God's Presence 19

2 Overwhelmed: Finding Relief When the World Closes In 32

3 Stuck: Finding Release from the Cares of This World 47

4 Frustrated: Finding Contentment in Difficulties 60

5 Burdened: Finding a Way to Lighten Your Load 75

6 Hopeless: Finding a Light in the Dark 92

7 Offended: Finding Relief from Hard Feelings 105

8 Anxious: Finding God's Bliss 121

9 Negative: Finding the Secret to a Good Mood 138

10 Distracted: Finding Your Focus 155

11 Depressed: Finding Real Joy 170

12 The Peace That Passes Understanding 186

Conclusion: Finding God's Peace 203

Notes 204

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