Lifting up Our Hearts: 150 Selected Prayers from John Calvin by Dustin Benge PDF

By Dustin Benge

ISBN-10: 1601781938

ISBN-13: 9781601781932

John Calvin understood the significance of prayer to the Christian lifestyles and wrote commonly at the topic in his 'Institutes of the Christian Religion'. Now glossy readers can come to a more impregnable seize of ways the Reformer considered prayer by way of studying his genuine prayers. one of many maximum depositories for Calvin’s prayers is inside his lectures at the previous testomony books of Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, and the twelve Minor Prophets. every one lecture may finish with a prayer that appeared extemporaneous and mirrored, looking back, upon the textual content he had simply taught. Compiled during this quantity are a hundred and fifty of those prayers, prepared by way of topic and observed by means of the Scripture passage Calvin was once expounding. those wealthy prayers of the good Reformer offer a priceless devotional instrument to help us as we raise up our hearts to God.

Editor:
Dustin W. Benge is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Jackson, Kentucky. he's at the moment a PhD candidate on the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.

Endorsements:
“Dustin Benge has made an exceptional treasure obtainable for we all. those prayers of Calvin can now be loved and used, and will be of serious own revenue. A clean and positive quantity. A e-book to learn and to perform repeatedly.” — Herman J. Selderhuis, writer of John Calvin: A Pilgrim’s Life

“Dustin Benge has performed the church an exceptional carrier through compiling this beneficiant choice of prayers via the nice Genevan Reformer, John Calvin. Extracted from his luminous previous testomony Commentaries, those fervent intercessions display the nice and cozy piety that followed this theological genius. Calvin’s own emblem used to be an open hand, protecting a center, prolonged upward to God with the phrases, ‘My middle I supply to Thee, Lord, swiftly and sincerely.’ This e-book in actual fact demonstrates such singular devotion to God. this is Calvin’s excessive doxology, bobbing up upward from his excessive theology. And this is his exaltation of God, ascending from sound exegesis and exposition. through interpreting those prayers, i've got without doubt yet that your individual middle should be likewise inflamed.” — Steven J. Lawson, writer of The Expository Genius of John Calvin

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