The Sensational Scent of Prayer Kindle Edition
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Oh, how I love the thought of my Lord, bending down over those golden bowls and breathing deep. He loves to hear from us...even when we're hurting.
In her book, Rachel takes us on a multi-sensory field trip into the life of Hannah, the mother of Samuel. In the midst of deep sadness and unceasing harassment from an adversary, Hannah poured out her pain and need to God. Prayer changed Hannah before God changed her circumstances.
That's the beautiful thing about prayer. When we pour out our pain, God is free to fill us up with His presence, His power, and His provision.
Rachel shares deep truth about my favorite topic in a sweet-next-door-neighbor style. Get the e-book free for your Kindle today and tomorrow. You'll have so much fun reading it that you won't even realize God is sneaking truth into your soul.
Rachel really digs into the Biblical account, and you can tell she's spent some quality time studying it out. She weaves together the cultural background of Hannah's time with theological nuances that are relevant for us today. She mentions some of the original Hebrew words as she focuses on different aspects of Hannah's prayers. She draws parallels between Hannah's raw emotion -- and similar emotions we might experience in our lives today (agony, bitterness, grief).
The Sensational Scent of Prayer is more devotional than Andrew Murray's Lord, Teach Us to Pray, and a bit lighter reading than J. C. Ryle's A Call to Prayer. But it is focused on Scriptural truth, and it stirs the heart to a deeper quality of communication with God. And it would be a worthwhile companion to any personal Bible study on prayer.
The book is a short one, and easy to read quickly -- although you might benefit from taking it a chapter at a time, and really mulling over the truths shared in there, before moving ahead. I found myself highlighting a lot of points, and noting them down for future reference, and really benefited from reading it more slowly.
I would recommend The Sensational Scent of Prayer if you want something to recharge your prayer time. I would recommend it if you're desperate for peace in the midst of an emotionally trying situation. And I would recommend it as a continuation of your own Bible study about prayer.
Note: this review was also posted at DogFurandDandelions.com
I mean things I sometimes ponder like, if God is gonna do what He is gonna do anyway--being that He is all omniscient and all--then why pray in the first place? Or why at times do I pray continually only to continually get no obvious response? Is He busy? Or ignoring me? Or is He just slow? Have I done something wrong so He is refusing to answer?
If you've too ever wondered about the mysteries of prayer, you are gonna LOVE the new ebook by blogger Rachel Wojnarowski.
Seriously love it. As it traces the story of Hannah and her anxoius heart, it propells you to ponder the hows and whys of communicating with God. Both inspiring and practical, this book will prompt you to both pray more and worry less. After all, God's got this.
"Individually, they each have a distinct scent; but collectively, the glorious smell of
prayers infused by unity can only be interpreted by the Father. The One who loves the sensational scent of prayer". We're so loved by God, and Rachel's writing encouraged that faith in me even more. ~ Blessings, Amy Alves
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I wanted to like this book, but unfortunately it is poorly written/edited. The thought is there - but it needs a lot more work in order to become a good book.Published 7 months ago by Tammy
Love this book! Rachel is an awesome author and is very grounded in the truth. I also enjoy her online presence and the studies she has. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Cheryl M.
I found The Sensational Scent of Prayer to be encouraging. It's a good quick read about pursuing God through or prayer.Published 13 months ago by Kindle Customer
I was sad when it was over because I didn't want the book to end. It's a book I will read over and over again. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Bree28
I truly was inspired by this book. Hannah's story is one that is heart breaking and so uplifting. Mrs. Wojnarowski is a great blogger and a lovely book writer. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Melyssa M Thomas
This was an easy book to read. I ended up reading it in one session because it captured my attention. A good book on the power of prayer.Published on January 19, 2014 by RR
I loved this book.. It was easy to read, it is so encouraging and it sure has helped me to want to pray more. Not only that though... Read morePublished on November 23, 2013 by Fran Macfarlane
Wonderful, thought provoking read on prayer! God used this to change my attitude and perspective towards prayer and it's well worth your time.Published on August 31, 2013 by laughingjamie
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