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By Douglas D. Webster

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ISBN-13: 9781498293761

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ISBN-13: 9781498293785

The God Who Prays is a religious studying of Jesus' farewell prayers. Jesus begun his higher room discipleship sermon on his knees, washing the disciples' ft, and he ended it along with his eyes raised to heaven, consecrating himself and his disciples to the need of the daddy. For Jesus the road among communion together with his Father and dialog together with his disciples is especially skinny. discussion and devotion pass hand in hand. His Glory prayer and his Gethsemane prayer, together with his prayers from the move, rework the disciples from pre-passion inquisitiveness and doubt to post-passion devotion and discipleship. via replied prayer Jesus shifts the disciples from education mode to project. His instance evokes us to invite how skinny the road is among praying and dwelling. Prayer's promised efficaciousness, "whatever you ask," is locked in to our courting with the triune God. the daddy is the resource of each stable and excellent reward. The Son, in whose identify we pray, provides the aim and the fervour for "whatever" we ask. And our recommend, the Holy Spirit, courses us into all fact. at the eve of the crucifixion Jesus teaches us how you can pray.

"Doug has performed it back, with this final quantity of a wealthy trilogy that penetrates the depths of the higher Room and attracts deeply from the good of Christian wisdom. Exercising his significant presents as a scholar-pastor, those mediations supply sharp, willing insights: one will right here locate the balm of Gilead for sin-sick souls. Time spent with The God Who Prays is time good spent."  
--Gil Kracke, Director of Ministries and courses, Cathedral Church of the appearance, Birmingham, Alabama

"Instead of writing approximately Jesus and the disciples within the higher Room, Webster takes us into the tale, giving the reader a clean, insightful, and not easy perspective. These meditations supply non secular path, displaying us tips to keep on with Jesus better."
--Jim Eschenbrenner, Pastor, Northgate Alliance Church, Ottumwa, Iowa

"In a global riddled with fear, Doug Webster provides us the reminder of a Jesus who prays for us. understanding who God is permits us to leisure within the wisdom of his grace and face the area with self assurance. In this type of fast-changing international, this ebook couldn't come at a greater time. The God Who Prays is a much-needed word."  
--Andrew C. Pearson Jr., Dean and Rector, Cathedral Church of the appearance, Birmingham, Alabama

Douglas D. Webster is Professor of Pastoral Theology and Preaching at Beeson Divinity institution and a instructing Pastor on the Cathedral Church of the appearance in Birmingham, Alabama.

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