How to Pray in the Spirit

How to Pray in the Spirit

John Bunyan [Ed. Parkhurst, L.G. Jr.]



297 pages, Kregel , ISBN: 9780825420856 [BUNY15]

215 mm x 139 mm x 8 mm , 1 volume(s), 234g

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Reviews mostly by Dr Peter Masters

A collection of prayer counsels gathered from Bunyan's works and modernised. The NIV quotations rather jar alongside Bunyanite prose, but the author's simple challenges are effectively assembled.


A Note on the text


1.  True Prayer

2.  Sincere Prayer

3.  How to Pray for Mercy

4.  Prayer Must Be Affectionate

5.  Pour Out Your Heart to God

6.  Prayer Through Christ

7.  Prayer in the Holy Spirit

8.  Prayer and the Word of God

9.  Prayer for the Church

10.  Praying for the Church

11.  The Spirit Overcomes Our Weaknesses

12.  The Spirit and Effective Prayer

13.  The Right Way to Pray

14.  To Pray the Lord's Prayer

15.  Lift Up Your Heart to God

16.  How to Rest in God

17.  Praying with Groans and Sighs

18.  Praying Without Fainting  

19.  Pray in Spirit and Mind

20.  Reason with God

21.  The Manner of Prayer

22.  Patience in Prayer

23.  When You Try but Cannot Pray

24.  Pray for the Holy Spirit

25.  Prayer in Fear and Hope

26.  Prayer That Assures No Answer

27.  Prayer Must Have Power

28.  A Word of Encouragement

29.  Prayer Before the Throne of Grace

30.  Do Not Grieve the Holy Spirit

31.  Put God Before Man

Scripture Index

Publishers description

Thirty-One Devotional Readings on Personal Prayer

From the author of the classic Pilgrim's Progress, this devotional book will give you deeper understanding and greater freedom of expression in your personal relationship with God. Bunyan's dying words on prayer will stir the heart of readers and are only a sampling of Bunyan's insight.


John Bunyan (1628-1688) was a Puritan preacher and writer born in Elstow, England. He wrote Pilgrim's Progress during his twelve-year imprisonment in Bedford jail. Upon his release, he became the pastor of a church in Bedford, England.

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