Prayer has ratings and 53 reviews. Cynthia said: O. Hallesby wrote a masterful treatise on prayer. I have a whole ceiling to floor bookshelf devoted. Here is a great list of quotes and sayings from Ole Hallesby. Nor is it our prayer which moves Jesus to come in to us. All He needs is access. He enters in of. In a book geared toward people that struggle in their personal prayer life, the author aims to clear readers’ minds about their need for prayer and strengthen their.

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22 Ole Hallesby Quotes

Mar 13, Ian rated it really liked it Shelves: He hears it from the very moment that you are seized with helplessness, and He becomes actively engaged at once in hearing and answering the prayer of your helplessness. Billy Graham Tweet this.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Without it, we never truly open pryer heart to God. My home is in Heaven.

Hallesby wrote 67 books, mostly on theology and ethicsbut is known for devotional writings. For me, it was the most informative read of the book. I read this for the first time years ago. This will take you to the offer on the Christianbook. In this struggle, prayr, the decisive factor is the Spirit hallesbyy prayer. If not for those podcast episodes, I probably would’ve gone my whole life without ever hearing of this book. It’s a treasure, being encouraging not upbraiding, full of both grace and truth.


Totally changed my view of prayer.

Mar 01, Ben Laur rated it really liked it. Pound-for-pound, the best book on the subject I’ve read.

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Gregory Edward Reynolds Editorial address: I heard of the book briefly on an episode of Christ the Center this su This originally appeared at The Irresponsible Reader.

That alone, however, would lead to despair. It’s an encouragement to bring all your needs and even your neediness to God in prayer. One of the best books I’ve read on prayer.

Why should we pray? Books by Ole Hallesby. Nov 30, Kathleen Dixon rated it did not like it Shelves: A book that finally frees me to pray helplessly. He doesn’t set out to hallezby a comprehensive book on the subject, or a systematized theology of prayer, but to present “a hal,esby simple rules for the benefit of souls who are fainting at prayer. April 17, in BooksJesusO. The kind of book which inspires you to pray more than it condemns you for not praying enough. This site is dedicated to halllesby subject of spiritual revival.

This is what Hallesny did. I heard of the book briefly on an episode of Christ the Center this summer, and then they devoted an entire episode to it later — I was halfway through the book when that second episode was posted, thankfully, they didn’t say anything that spoiled the ending.

Prayer: Expanded Version – Ole Hallesby – Google Books

A portion of any purchases made on the Christianbook. I plan to re-read it very soon if not immediately. What is Prayer, According to O.


I’d really never thought of it in those terms but we really can end up trying to tell God the best way to go about helping us — which flies in the face of our admitted helplessness in a given situation. To pray is to hsllesby Jesus permission to employ His powers in the alleviation of our distress.

Jun 07, Jim Layman rated it really liked it. Your helplessness is your best prayer. Daily Quote In your Facebook Messenger.

I find reading about other man’s prayer lives an inspiration to get further on with my own. This is a great little book for those struggling to find meaning in their prayers, or with the guilt of their own prayerlessness. The debate also brought up questions whether there ought to be a state church.

That being said I am quite intuitive and have reflected on these things before, so for the logical thinker needing a spreadsheet explaining every detail lrayer prayer, then this book is for them. But if they are to be of any benefit to us, we must, in the first place, be truthful and not begin to practice deception, that is, excuse and defend our slovenly prayer life.