Tag Archives: E. M. Bounds

How to Pray with Importunity – 4 Points

  There is so much we could say here.  I think the following four points will give you a lot to work on.   Start by building up your faith Since true importune prayer is aroused and energized by the … Continue reading

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Three Reasons Why We Should Pray With Earnestness?

  We could probably come up with several reasons to pray with earnestness.  Here are three that stand out to me. First of all, we should pray with earnestness because of our great need for God.  Truth has gone out … Continue reading

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How Desire Helps Prayer Gain the Answers

  M. Bounds has said, “It is the ardor created by desire that burns its way to the throne of mercy and gains its plea.” Again, Bounds said of desire, “This holy and fervid flame in the soul awakens the … Continue reading

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9 Descriptions of Prayer by Various Authors

  Prayer is so very basic, yet it is also so deep and boundless in it meaning. In my reading I have found nine different descriptions of prayer.  1. Prayer is asking and receiving. According to E.M. Bounds, “Prayer is the … Continue reading

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What Is the Meaning of Prayer?

  There are so many different views on the meaning of prayer.  One author, John R. Rice, says that prayer is nothing but petition.  He insists that prayer is not meditation or communion or spiritual enjoyment or praise or confession … Continue reading

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The Meditation of Abiding

    Abiding I believe is the key to receiving regular and many answers to prayer. For Jesus says to us in John 15:7, “If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you shall ask whatever you … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why We Should Want To Receive Answers to Prayer

  Here are some wonderful reason why we should want to receive answers to prayer—and I got a lot of help here from E. M. Bounds, a great author.  1. God’s answers to prayer shows evidence of the existence of … Continue reading

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