Why is it important to pray as the early Christians did? And what does it mean to pray without ceasing? In Constant Prayer explores the ancient practice of fixed-hour prayer, a structure for our lives where we can live in continuous awareness of God's presence and reality. This classic discipline of praying at fixed times during the day and night has transformed the lives of millions around the world. Learn what the apostle Paul meant when he encouraged the Thessalonian church to qpray without ceasing, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.q The Ancient Practices is a new eight-book series from Thomas Nelson Publishers that covers the seven essential spiritual disciplines. Though various books have covered some of these in the past, there has never been a definitive series until now. Immensely compelling and readable, each book also features a foreword by Phyllis Tickle.In most contemporary versions of the office, the Psalter is arranged in a thirty-day cycle, so that the psalms are prayed through each ... We still see the remnants of such in the responsive readings sections of many contemporary hym- nals.
|Title||:||In Constant Prayer|
|Author||:||Robert Benson, Phyllis Tickle|
|Publisher||:||Thomas Nelson Inc - 2008-05-06|