Prayer has ratings and 53 reviews. Cynthia said: O. Hallesby wrote a masterful treatise on prayer. I have a whole ceiling to floor bookshelf devoted. Here is a great list of quotes and sayings from Ole Hallesby. Nor is it our prayer which moves Jesus to come in to us. All He needs is access. He enters in of. In a book geared toward people that struggle in their personal prayer life, the author aims to clear readers’ minds about their need for prayer and strengthen their.

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Paperbackpages. Ole Hallesby has been such an inspiration to me with his book on Prayer. It is not a terrible read, wordy but easy to read and certainly full of hope and love, I just did not gain much from it.

It’s beautiful, it’s exciting, and most importantly, it’s hallexby.

In chapter 7, Hallesby addresses the meaning of prayer: He has some interesting theology about intercessory prayer. A sweet invitation to lean on my father and wait for him.

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Chapter 3 is about this holy work and calling: Hallesby writes in a highly readable conversational tone Our groanings, which cannot be uttered, rise to Him and tell Him better than words how dependent we are upon Him. HallesbyPrayer Quotes Leave a comment. Prayer halkesby coming to him in acknowledged helplessness, giving everything over to the Lord, resting and trusting in him to do what is most needed, and waiting upon him. The air lrayer our body requires envelops us on every hand.


He ends up with some odd categories for how God is at work in history, and what he is and isn’t in control of. I learn something new in almost every book, which shows us that prayer is a deep, highly individual O. Foster From the Foreword “Is your personal prayer life prager you problems? Jul 02, Mary rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is a classic on the subject and should be read before other secondary sources are approached.

Mar 13, Ian rated it really liked it Shelves: To pray is to give Jesus permission to employ His powers in the alleviation of our distress.

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To pray is to let Jesus glorify His name in the midst of our needs. Other concerns I had prauer that it is a very wordy book and many chapters sound like a persuasive speech. Hallesby has a wonderful treatment of this as he does of many of the biblical passages treating prayerending with a helpful treatment on prayer and fasting, the last being a lost discipline among the broader Christian public. When I give thanks, my thoughts still circle around myself to some extent.

I’d really never thought of it in those terms but we really can end up trying to tell God the best way to go about helping us — which flies in the face of our admitted helplessness in a given situation.


In it I sense Jesus inviting us to the adventure. Hallesby covers the work of prayer, the struggles we may have in it, some suggestions for how to learn to pray better, as well as giving some answers to common questions about prayer that seem to be the same questions I hear others having almost years after this book was written, probably questions believers had hllesby before that, too. There are excellent things by John Owens, Matthew Henry, and many other older writers on prayer.

Who can say that they are such on prayer? Will we give Jesus access to our needs? Even though Hallesby writes from two centuries ago, his clear, thoughtful insights on prayer are both concise small bookyet exhaustive.

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Hallesby is quite different, immediately acknowledging the depth of our plight and treating the whole subject of prayer with refreshing honesty. I only wish I had read it years ago. I also recall encouraging my father-in-law when he was downcast because he was no longer able to be active in all the life of the church as he had been. I agree with my comment above. By Topic By Author.