Using The Jesus Prayer Paperback
Steps to a simpler Christian Life
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Using The Jesus Prayer
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The Jesus Prayer, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner', provides the basis for John Twisleton's exploration of the simpler Christian life that you can find and follow today.
In a hectic world, we so often struggle to find ways of growing in faith and especially deepening our experience of prayer. While many have been inspired by documentaries about contemplative prayer and monastic life, it remains a challenge to sustain disciplines of prayer and worship in the busyness of everyday life.
The Jesus Prayer of Eastern Orthodoxy, 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me a sinner', offers a simple yet profound way of developing such discipline. Thoroughly biblical, carried forward by the faith of the Church through the centuries, it stands as both unique gift and task for us. In this book on the Jesus Prayer, its succinct summary of faith and its capacity to empower, John Twisleton gives practical guidance on how to use it, as well as exploring the simplicity of life it offers.
About the Author:
John Twisleton is Rector of St Giles, Horsted Keynes in Chichester
Diocese, where he also led the diocesan mission and renewal team for
eight years. He has also worked as an Area Missioner in London Diocese
and as principal of an ordination training centre in Guyana. He has
written on topics including baptism, confession, priesthood, prayer and
healing, and he broadcasts on Premier Radio.
Using The Jesus Prayer by John Twisleton was published by Bible Reading Fellowship in November 2014 and is our 16414th best seller. The ISBN for Using The Jesus Prayer is 9781841017785.
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Using The Jesus PrayerMelanie Carroll, via The Good Book Stall
'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner'—simple words and heartfelt prayer long used in the Orthodox traditions and here in this small but insightful book given new presence for anybody of any churchmanship.
Twisleton blends modern day autobiographical reflections with scripture, bible study and the history of this prayer to bring it into the presence of a modern church that has much need of such deep simple prayer.
Mindfulness is a word we come across often these days, and here we find an ancient form of mindfulness that works wonders and brings us closer to God through the medium of simple honest words that reflect the reality of who He is and who we are.
A lovely to read book that is simple to grasp and reflect upon, even in it's more deeper aspects of study.
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"Simplicity is what makes John Twistleton's presentation of the Jesus Prayer so attractive. In a 24/7 age that never rests, this is an "any time, any place" prayer for any person." - 'The Right Revd Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester.
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|Page last updated||6th May 2015|
|Author / Artist||John Twisleton|
|Publisher||Bible Reading Fellowship (November 2014)|
|Number of Pages||112|