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The Practice of Prayer - Part 8

Prayer for the disciple of Christ is like breathing. It is essential for maintaining a vibrant and healthy spiritual life. Any good relationship needs regular and honest communication. Prayer is one of the primary ways in which we build our relationship with our heavenly Father. A simple definition of prayer is, “talking with God.” That implies a two-way conversation in which we are both listening to Him and sharing our thoughts with Him. And the good news is that the Lord desires to be in a communicative relationship with us. The bad news is that our own sinful nature, the pressures of life in this world, and the evil one conspire daily to hinder our prayer life. The intent of this study is to both encourage us to enjoy the gift of prayer daily and to battle all the forces that would try to prevent us from growing in our relationship with the Lord.

This resource is part of a series on Heart & Mind Discipleship . Click here to listen to the full series


Amy Orr-Ewing

Amy Orr-Ewing, Teacher, Amy Orr-Ewing is the Director of Programs for the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics (OCCA). She has written two books exploring key questions in apologetics: Why Trust the Bible? and But Is It Real? Her most recent publication is Millennials, which she co-authored with her husband Frog. They have also published Holy Warriors: A Fresh Look at the Face of Extreme Islam. Amy has contributed to the books, Beyond Opinion, God and the Generations and Worth Knowing: Wisdom for Women. Amy has been invited to speak in the White House and on Capitol Hill, as well as the Speakers Rooms in the UK Parliament. Amy holds a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford.

 

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