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In this paper, the writer looks at the various perspectives of prayer as offered by S.D. Gordon in his book "Quiet Talks on Prayer". The writer attempts to uncover controversial issues that arise in reading the book, but also emphasizes the positive issues that the writer believes strengthen Gordon's topic.
From the Paper:"In his first book ``Quite Talks on Prayer'', Gordon brings out the artistic power that prayer brings forth in the life of human beings. In his view, prayer is not a habit or a forced act rather it is an act that is stimulated by God's spirit. In this view, prayer is seen to exist naturally due to its divine source. Gordon takes the reader through prayer in various stages and settings of a believer's relationship with his/her creator. His words motivate, challenge, but at the same time encourage the reader and give him/her hope. Every believer has in him/her some spiritual power that is inactive.
"By reading Gordon's book, readers are able to get a divine perspective of the spiritual weapon of prayer. The readers get to discover the importance of prayer in their every day lives and how it can help them in conquering various situations that they may come across in their daily endeavors."
Sample of Sources Used:
- Gordon, S. D. (1904).Quiet Talks on Prayer. Chicago: Fleming H. Revell Co.
Cite this Book Review:
Quiet Talk (2013, July 11) Retrieved May 26, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/quiet-talk-153602/
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