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In Constant Prayer

In Constant Prayer The Ancient Practices Series

By Robert Benson, Phyllis Tickle
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.69 Stars

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On 1/26 Only A Little While wrote: It was a privilege to read the book, In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson. It was the title that drew my attention to the book, as I am exploring what it means to be "in constant communion" with the Lord in a practical sense for today. The book was wonderfully challenging, as the author opened up ... Book Review: In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson (Foreward by Phyllis Tickle)

Only A Little While's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/26 wnorwood wrote: I am always looking for practical ways to grow closer to God. By practical, I mean habits and practices that draw me into His presence on a regular basis. Not because I think this will please Him (although I do desire to please God!), but rather it’s for me.…I need more of God in my life. I don’t ... Thought provoking

wnorwood's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/24 Allen James wrote: Even though Scripture encourages in 1 Thessalonians 5 to “Pray without ceasing,” rarely do I sense I am obeying this text.  Robert Benson’s book, In Constant Prayer, is a refreshing look at the ancient tradition of the office of prayer. In Constant Prayer guides the reader through the foundation of ancient prayer, the fundamentals of ... Book Review :: In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson

Allen's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/20 TheMatthewBerry wrote: On my latest plane flight for work, I pulled out Robert Benson’s “In Constant Prayer.”  It was a book that initially caught my eye because of its part in Thomas Nelson’s “Ancient Practices Series.” Being somewhat of an ancient church history student, I was excited ... In Constant Prayer: The Ancient Practices Series

TheMatthewBerry's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/20 An Enemy Loved wrote: 1 Thessalonians 5:17-”pray without ceasing” has for many seemed a mysterious and alluding command in the life of a believer. As soon as we begin to ponder the phrase intimidation sets in. “without Ceasing” conjures images of monks clad in robes and lacking a great deal of sufficient hair. While ... Motivation for Prayer

An Enemy Loved's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/20 Sharkbait wrote: don't know exactly what I was expecting with this book, and I am still not sure what I got exactly either. The book examines the idea of regular daily offices, particularly those of Morning and Evening Prayer. I got the book because I am interested in using the daily offices to deepen my prayer life, ... In Constant Prayer

Sharkbait's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/18 Nicole McCorkindale wrote: I have always been intrigued by the ancient spiritual practices.  The sense of depth and history within them draws me.  To pray without ceasing or "Never stop praying" (1 Thes 5:17) has always both interested me and intimidated me.  I knew a little about the daily office but wanted to ... In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson

Nicole's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/17 concertofprayer wrote: I received my copy of In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson two days ago and I read right through it. I chose this book from Booksneeze because of the title. I had no idea what the term "Daily Office" really referred to so my curiosity was peaked. I was truly not disappointed. Benson spoke easily of what ... Ancient Practice Series - In Constant Prayer

concertofprayer's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/16 Jamie DeBrun wrote: Benson writes, "There are those among us for whom the life of prayer, a life of close communion with God, a life in which there is a simple faith and a simple conversation that goes on with the One who made us, takes place in an extraordinary way."When I first saw this book, it immediately grabbed my ... Book Review: In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson

Jamie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/16 Daniel Caddell wrote: By now we've reviewed almost the whole Ancient Practices Series.  Here's one of the last remaining ones we haven't gone over yet.  In Constant Prayer by Robert Benson was an excellent read.  He challenges his readers to... get ready for this... pray.  It seems like something so simple, ... 081 - In Constant Prayer

Daniel's Rating:

4 Stars