LIBERTY UNIVERSITY BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
A BOOK CRITIQUE OF:“QUIET TALKS on PRAYER”BY: S. D. GORDON
SUBMITTED TO:DR. JIM O’NEILIN PARTIAL FULLFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR
STRATEGIC PRAYER and SPIRITUAL WARFARE
EVAN 670-B02
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VIRGINIA
JUNE 01, 2014
Table of Contents:
Introduction …………………..…………………………………………………………………. 3
Summary ……………………………………………………………………………….…….… 3
The Meaning and Mission of Prayer …………………………………………………… 4
Hindrances to Prayer …………………………………………………………………… 5
How to Pray ……………………………………………………………………………. 6
Jesus’ Habits of Prayer …………………………………………………………………. 6
Evaluation and Critique ………………………………………………………………………… 7
Personal Applications …………………………………………………………………………… 8
Conclusion ………………………………………………………………………………………. 9
References ……………………………..……………………………………………………… 10Gordon, S. D. Quiet Talks on Prayer. Shippensburg: Destiny Image, 2003.INTRODUCTION
Samuel Dickey Gordon wrote a series of books titled “Quiet Talks.” The book that will be discussed today is “Quiet Talks on Prayer.” Originally written in the early 1900’s, this book has assisted unknown numbers of people in the realm of prayer for over a century. Anyone that conducts research of any kind on the use of and the power of prayer will indubitably find himself or herself reading a book written by Mister Gordon. This book is written in a style that is extremely reader friendly. Gordon uses the style that creates an atmosphere of carrying on a conversation with its readers. He states, “The greatest thing anyone can do for God and for man is to pray.” This critique will show the overwhelming balance and simplicity of information that makes it an excellent resource for newly found Christians just beginning their walk with Christ.SUMMARY
S. D. Gordon’s book, “Quiet Talks on Prayer” is broken down into four major sections: The Meaning and…

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