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The prayer is a simple one: "And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, 'Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain.' So God granted him what he requested."
In an era where many Christians shy away from anything that smacks of "name it and claim it," author Bruce Wilkinson alleviates misgivings by putting the prayer into perspective. Wilkinson, founder and president of Walk thru the Bible Ministries and a popular speaker for Promise Keepers, writes in a persuasive, conversational style that will woo even the most cynical reader. He has used the Jabez prayer for more than 30 years, and testifies enthusiastically to the changes it has wrought in his own life. Wilkinson challenges readers to recite the Jabez prayer every morning and keep a record of the changes that occur. The power, he emphasizes, is not in the prayer itself, but "rather, the power is in what you believe will happen as a result of the prayer, and the action you take." Wilkinson makes a convincing case. --Cindy Crosby --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
To ask for God's blessing is to ask for what He desires to give us.
In his book, The Prayer of Jabez, Bruce Wilkinson challenges Christians to live life more fully by praying a prayer every day and then recording the results.
I don't think the author of this book intended to imply a prosperity gospel.
I love this book I have purchased so many of these books (because I always end up giving them away). It changes your life. I need to buy another one for myself again.... Read morePublished 6 days ago by str8up
it was taught at our thursday bible study. Jabez didn't just pray that one time - he prayed ALL the time He wanted to be blessed whether he was good or bad and he wanted more... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Fedora Mclawhorn
This book is wonderful, inspiring and a constant source of wisdom.Published 29 days ago by Joyce B.
Another very special book by Wilkinson. A small book that packs a big punch!Published 1 month ago by Dezigning Woman