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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The realization of our helplessness must be coupled with faith, belief in the Lord Jesus Christ as the only one who can do us poor sinners any good. May 1, in How to PrayO. Prayer is one of those subjects that it is just so hard to write about because so often it just seems so nebulous and mystical of a subject it is hard to put anything into words that is actually worth reading.

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hallesbu It’s an encouragement to bring all your needs and even your neediness to God in prayer. Wrestling in Prayer I. P rayer Book Review. Trending Quotes to Share. One of the best books I’ve read on prayer. Pound-for-pound, the best book on the subject I’ve read.

22 Ole Hallesby Quotes

Doubtless we receive many benefits; in fact, we receive just what we need in prayer. White rated it really liked it. I have a whole ceiling to floor bookshelf devoted almost entirely to books on prayer.

Churches across North America need a fresh touch from God. Hallesby Leave a comment. Reading it is like sitting down with a wise old man who has walked with God many years and listening to his advice and exhortations on prayer. In the first chapter Hllesby writes, Ole Hallesby was a Lutheran neo-orthodox pietist who taught at the Free Faculty of Theology from to Lot’s of phrases like “the Spirit of Prayer” without any real definitions.


Prayer can be the central theme of our life, that which ties everything else together.

Still, a helpful volume. Hallesby deals at some length with our helplessness and faith, arguing that prayer consists largely of two things: So let me just encourage you to grab the book. Hallesby suggests that we should pray for all that we encounter, and if that seems an undue burden, he suggests that since we paryer others easily and quickly, why not pray for them instead?

Gregory Edward Reynolds, Chestnut St. Hallesby focuses on prayer as ‘opening our hearts to Jesus. Ole Hallesby was a Lutheran neo-orthodox pietist who taught at the Free Faculty of Theology from to May 13, Georgie rated it liked it.

Ole Hallesby has the answer… We long for revivals; We speak of revivals; And we even pray a little for them. This is an excellent book. I had heard about this book probably for over half a century, but hadn’t so far as I can remember read it before.

Prayer: Expanded Version – Ole Hallesby – Google Books

I find reading about other man’s prayer lives an inspiration to get further on with my own. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Christians must pray if revival is to occur!

As I told him, he may have been the most important hallsby of the church, because of the amount of time that he spent in prayer for the church, his family, friends, and neighbors. September 8, in O. April 17, in BooksJesusO. It is made to the Father in the Son by the Spirit. The enemy appeals to our carnal nature, seeking to enlist the cooperation of our flesh in the battle against our prayer life. This is what Paul did. Hallesby Foreword by Richard J.


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I would quote a bit of it here — and I started to, but I wasn’t sure where I’d stop. Jul 02, Mary rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read prayeer.

Mar 01, Ben Laur rated it really liked it. During a razzia in November it was revealed that the already-imprisoned Nazi agents, Gard HoltskogSten Blom Westberg and Hans Johann Krijom, were about to fabricate a document which probably was supposed to tie Hallesby to hallesvy Nazis. It is important, however, to note that it is clear that he is not reformed.

Paperbackpages. I have nothing more to say to Thee, but I do love to be in Thy presence. If prayer is, as we have seen, the central function of the new life of pgayer, the very heart-beat of our life in God, it is obvious that our prayer life must become the target against which Satan directs his best and most numerous darts.

To pray is to give Jesus permission to employ His powers in the alleviation of our distress. Prayer is the breath of the soul, the organ by which we receive Christ into our parched and withered hearts.