The Necessity of Prayer

Faithlife, 1999


Bounds considers the basic elements of what makes prayer communion with God: faith, trust, desire, fervency, importunity, character, obedience, vigilance, and the promises of God's Word.

Product Details

  • Title: The Necessity of Prayer
  • Author: Edward M. Bounds
  • Publisher: Baker Book House
  • Publication Date: 1976

About Edward M. Bounds

Edward M. Bounds was ordained in 1859 as pastor of the Monticellow, Missouri Methodist Church. He became a chaplain during the Civil War and was taken captive during the first battle of Franklin, Tennessee. After the war, he returned to war-ravaged Franklin to help rebuild it spiritually. He was associate editor of the official Methodist newspaper, The Christian Advocate, until he died in 1913.


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