For All the SaintsPraying for the Church
by J.E. Eubanks, Jr.
Summary:A guide to learning how to pray for the local church and its ministries, leaders, and purposes.
Availability:Now available in print, ePub, Mobi/Kindle, and PDF formats.
About The AuthorJohn Edgar Eubanks, Jr. is the Principal and Director of Doulos Resources. He is also the author of several books. To learn more about Ed, click here.
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In this book, the author considers the aspects of church life that a Christian might learn to pray for, and offers guidance for how to pray for those aspects. Grounded in Scripture, For All the Saints will aid you in praying for your church, and the church universal, from prayers for unity and spiritual growth to praying for the ministries of the church to prayers for the leadership.
You are invited to "keep on praying for all the saints" (Ephesians 6:18).
Print Page Count:
5.25 x 8 in.
"I found it edifying. There is a real need for more books on how to pray biblically and intelligibly for the church, its ministers, and its people."
Church Planter/Contributor to Reformed Forum
"Ed Eubanks is wise to tremble, as he says, at the prospect of writing a book on prayer, but I am glad that the women’s prayer ministry at his church in western Tennessee prevailed upon him to set aside his understandable timidity and write this practical little treatise on praying for the church. The topics covered in the space of just 88 pages range widely over a number of arenas needing focused intercession from “all the saints”. Prayer in behalf of Christ’s church is both our great privilege and the source of spiritual power in being and doing all that our Sovereign Lord has designed and destined the church to be and do. Some of these areas of focus in prayer include unity, the ministry of Word and Sacrament, church discipline and restoration, fellowship and growth, the lost, renewal and revival, suffering, church leadership and the return of Christ. The section at the end of each chapter called “prayer summary” is worth the price of the book. Together these sections compose an impressive prayer list for those committed to upholding their church in prayer. Few have been able to compose something on prayer that is sensitive to the theology of prayer while being intensely practical in providing specific guidance in what to pray. Many will find, as I have, this little book to be large in usefulness."
Recently Senior Pastor of Twin Oaks Presbyterian Church, Ballwin, Missouri.