Over thirty books continue in print under the name of Oswald Chambers, yet he only set out one manuscript! His Bible studies were not the outcome of a cloistered scholar’s bookish study-the poignant comments, based on his reading of the Scripture, were delivered as practical addresses to soldiers and young men in college. His wife’s shorthand notes of the talks were later published and have been in continuous demand ever since.
Beginning with the fundamental question ‘What’s the good of prayer?’, Oswald Chambers examines every aspect of our communion with God through prayer. Talked out with God Himself until that perfect harmony between God and our own hearts is an unshakable fact, these lines of thought enable us to arrive at a restful explanation of most of our difficulties concerning prayer.’
The author believed that « prayer changes the one praying » as much as « prayer moves the hand of God. » He knew prayer was a way of « getting to know God » that would « develop the life of God » in those who prayed. This powerful book on prayer, filled with wisdom and keen perception, is one to savor slowly and return to time and time again. Written by a devout man of God who « shows us what we are missing when we don’t have ‘the life of God in us.’
Oswald Chambers brings you a simple approach to prayer. It has little to do with getting what you need from God—and everything to do with God getting what He needs from you.
In this refreshing approach to this important biblical principle, If You Will Ask helps you discover that prayer is intimate communication intended to bring the bride alongside her Bridegroom, to bring you closer in relationship to the God Almighty who created and loves you.