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The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions (1975)

by Arthur Bennett

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A selection of prayers and meditations in the Puritan tradition, widely valued since publication in 1975. (See also P.2)
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  WHC_Librarian | Aug 27, 2022 |
A collection of Puritan Prayers- An enormously helpful volume to guide you into prayer. Wondrously inspiring! ( )
  sjirkcouperus | Aug 8, 2017 |
Devastatingly humbling book of prayers from Puritans that will take you deeper in your faith, help you see yourself more accurately and put all your faith in an exceedingly glorious God. ( )
  HGButchWalker | Sep 21, 2016 |
The strength of Puritan character and life lay in prayer and meditation. In this practice the spirit of prayer was regarded as of first importance and the best form of prayer, for living prayer is the characteristic of genuine spirituality. Yet prayer is also vocal and may therefore on occasions be written. Consequently in the Puritan tradition there are many written prayers and meditations which constitute an important corpus of inspiring devotional literature. Too often ex tempore prayer lacks variety, order and definiteness. The reason for this lies partly in a neglect of due preparation. It is here that the care and scriptural thoroughness which others found necessary in their approach to God may be of help. This book has been prepared not to 'supply' prayers but to prompt and encourage the Christian as he treads the path on which others have gone before.
  Paul_Brunning | Apr 26, 2016 |
The compiled prayers are from the works of Thomas Shepherd, Thomas Watson, Richard Baxter, John Bunyan, Isaac Watts, William Williams, Philip Doddridge, William Romaine, David Brainerd, Augustus Toplady, Christmas Evans, William Jay, Henry Law, and Charles Haddon Spurgeon. You can read the Valley of Vision for online free of charge, courtesy of The Banner of Truth at https://banneroftruth.org/us/devotional-series/the-valley-of-vision-devotional/ ( )
  faithfilly | Feb 10, 2016 |
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