Dutch Sheets, D.D., is the senior pastor of Springs Harvest Fellowship in Colorado Springs, Colorado where he has pastored for ten years. He has served on the. Intercessory Prayer. With Dutch Sheets. If God is all-powerful, why does He need us to pray? If we pray and nothing happens, does this mean that God isn’t. Dutch Sheets has repackaged his classic Intercessory Prayer: How God Can Use Your Prayers to Move Heaven and Earth. Sheets caused me to examine my.
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This rich, biblical teaching is full of fresh insights showing how vital our prayers are and how God has always planned to work in partnership with us through prayer. sherts
They have no power in themselves; yet, as I am reminded that God has worked mightily in my life, my faith increases. This was my first time reading Sheets and I certainly can see why his book One of the healthiest things for my learning has been reading wise authors outside of my natural theological circle.
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Intercessory Prayer: How God Can Use Your Prayers to Move Heaven & Earth
I don’t agree with everything in it but if you are wanting to be motivated and energized to pray, this book might be a good choice for you. Must be firm in your beliefs to read and take this book for what it is. I also disagreed with how untercessory that he portrays the omnipotent God of the universe as powerless without our prayers.
If you have any doubt as to the importance or the effectiveness of prayer, this book will dispel them. God has used prayer to change me, to heal me of fibromyalgia when no other help appeared to work, to create divine appointments, and to make an impact upon others.
Sheets believes that God needs us to pray to release His authority over circumstances. Sheets begins his book by examining what I often find that my prayer life is the weakest part of my spiritual life.
In the form of prayer Dutch Sheets promotes, we are listening to the prompting of the holy spirit and praying until we feel that the spirit is satisfied, but how do you know when this is? The work is already done. The author quotes Ezek Jan 29, Mel rated it it was amazing. Because I found no one, however, I had to destroy them.
Sheets begins his book by examining what are our actual questions about prayer and do we really need prayer in our life.
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I would’ve put it down if a trusted mentor had not recommended it to me, and even then it took me 2 years to finish because I kept putting it down. Books infercessory Dutch Sheets. First, it almost always ignores the context of a verse the argument being made by the author, the historic circumstancesSecond, it flattens language, pointing out the use of the same word in different contexts and assuming the word contains the same meaning in each.
Dutch illustrates the power of prayer over and intercewsory again in this book.
I often find that intercessorh prayer bj is the weakest part of my spiritual life. Throughout their lives, many people struggle to fit in, find their reason for existence, and truly know who they are.
The author often went off on unrelated topics that had nothing to do with the subject of the book. But then again, I didn’t finish it, so I can’t really say. Sheets explains the meaning and power of prayer.
Intercessory Prayer: How God Can Use Your Prayers to Move Heaven & Earth by Dutch Sheets
Nobody talks like that, so I wonder if the stories were made up. No review, positive or otherwise, was required—all opinions are my own. Each chapter contains questions for reflection. But the main reason why my rating was only three stars is because the book is intellectually and theologically weak.
With Mike Shreve on Sep Throughout their lives, many people struggle to fit in, find their reason sutch existence, and truly know who they are. However, readers need to search the Scriptures and pray about what Sheets presents.
I feel intercwssory bit guilty for not enjoying it. I received a free copy from the publisher. Dutch Sheets is one of the strongest voices in the charismatic world and Intercessory Prayer has sold well over half a million copies. And I can be far too blind to the warfare around, our call to spiritually engage in war through prayer, and in the dramatic intervention of God. Sheets wrote a book with a lot of seriousness, but he found a good balance of throwing in funny little stories or rabbit trails at just the right time to help balance the book.
I recommend it to Christians who want to serve God.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Overall, I do like the book. Apr 22, Erin Evans rated it liked it Shelves: If you really want to live a life of victory, reading this book is a good place to start. I received a free dutcn of this book from Bethany House Publishers, in exchange for my honest review. Or where can I flee from Your presence? I, sheete one, come from a Protestant background, so my personal theology praeyr interpretation of the concept of visions, dreams, etc.
Ditch 29, Samantha rated it it was amazing. Businessman and entrepreneur of the year Robert Fraser speaks to the 97 percent of Christians not called to full-time vocationa And there is much we can agree on with our charismatic brothers and sisters. Peggy House Keep in constant touch with God through consistent prayer and move in the direction you feel led until the door is slammed shut.
I am concerned that someone who is not a student of the Word of God might misunderstand some of the examples in the book.