Too Busy Not to Pray : Slowing down to Be with God

ISBN-10: 0830819711

ISBN-13: 9780830819713

Edition: 10th 1998

Authors: Bill Hybels

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A 1989 Campus Life Award of Merit winner!Most of us have trouble finding time to pray. There's church and school and neighborhood and job and friends and recreation. And then the crises hit! Time for prayer seems an impossible luxury.As a pastor, Bill Hybels knows hundreds of people with schedules like this. Yet in his own life he has made the hard discovery that prayer doesn't happen on the run. He decided he was too busy not to pray.Hybels's accessible introduction to prayer has already helped over 400,000 readers develop a rich and regular prayer life in the midst of life's busyness. Now, in this revised and expanded 10th anniversary edition, he includes new insights from his years of ministry and his own spiritual journey. He shows how to slow down to pray, listen to God, respond to what we hear, practice the presence of God and overcome prayer barriers. His fun and practical book offers the resources we need for growing, ongoing experiences in prayer.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Bill Hybels is the senior pastor at Willow Creek Community Church in the Chicago suburb of South Barrington, Ill. Hybels founded the church after surveying the community and designing Sunday morning services for non-believers, with services for believers held on another day. His book, Rediscovering Church: The Story and Vision of Willow Creek, written with his wife Lynne, outlines the successful formula he used. His other books include Honest to God: Becoming an Authentic Christian; The God You're Looking For; Too Busy Not to Pray: Slowing Down to be With God; and Making Life Work.

God calls us into his presence
God's Presence, God's Powerp. 9
God Is Willingp. 17
God Is Ablep. 29
God invites us to talk with him
Heart-Building Habitsp. 41
Praying Like Jesusp. 49
A Pattern for Prayerp. 61
Mountain-Moving Prayerp. 75
God breaks down the barriers between us
The Hurt of Unanswered Prayerp. 87
Prayer Bustersp. 99
Cooling Off on Prayerp. 111
God speaks to our hearts
Slowing Down to Prayp. 123
The Importance of Listeningp. 133
How to Hear God's Leadingsp. 145
What to Do with Leadingsp. 155
Living in God's Presencep. 169
Questions for Reflection and Discussionp. 181
A Guide for Private or Group Prayerp. 189
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