When God Doesn't Answer Your Prayer: Insights to Keep You Praying with Greater Faith and Deeper Hope

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Zondervan, 2007 - Religion - 216 pages
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Many of us have experienced amazing answers to prayer. But what about when our deepest prayers go unanswered? When disaster strikes, when a loved one dies---what then? When God Doesn't Answer Your Prayer explores the mysteries and paradoxes of unanswered prayer. Forged in the fires of his own crushing experience, Jerry Sittser's hard-won spiritual insights affirm the greatness of God's love and concern for us even when we do not understand why our prayers seem to go unheard and unheeded.
 

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Sittser has given himself a daunting task in dealing with the issue of unanswered prayer. The tragic deaths of his young daughter, wife, and mother made the issue extremely personal for him ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
13
Prologue
19
Are You Listening God?
25
The True Heart of Prayer
43
Prayer Is Not about Us
124
Readers Group Guide
199
Notes
211
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Jerry Sittser (PhD, University of Chicago) is a professor of religion at Whitworth College. He holds a master of divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary and a doctorate in history from the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books, including When God Doesn't Answer Your Prayer and The Will of God as a Way of Life.

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