Hearing God in a Noisy World

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Hearing God in a Noisy World
Prayer as Listening

by Timothy L. Owings

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Hardcover/144 Pages

Spirituality/Christian Living
ISBN: 1-57312-175-4

Brief Description

In a world rapidly moving toward secularity, where violence and tragedy have seemed to join forces with loneliness and relational abandonment, does God still hear and answer prayer?

Hearing God in a Noisy World answers with a resounding, “Yes!” Owings explains how to tune our hearts to hear God speaking in the dynamic interrelationship between creation, scripture, the people of faith, and the individual. Then he explores God’s answers-“yes,” “no,” “wait,” and silence- and our responses to them. These theological and practical handles for understanding God’s voice in prayer will guide anyone seeking meaningful spiritual growth or coping with tragedy, illness, disability, or spiritual loneliness. Written in an honest and straightforward manner, readers will take away a new and exhilarating awareness of God’s presence and voice in their lives. It is also an excellent resource for preaching or teaching about prayer.

About the Author

Timothy L. Owings is Pastor of First Baptist Church, Augusta, Georgia. A graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, he has also served churches in Alabama and North Carolina. Owings is the host of “Religion Today,” a syndicated radio program on Georgia News Network and is the author of A Cumulative Index to New Testament Greek Grammars.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Gardner Taylor
Acknowledgments
Introduction – The Listening Heart
Chapter 1 – Speak to My Heart
Chapter 2 – This Is My Father’s World
Chapter 3 – God’s Word – Human Words
Chapter 4 – People of God – Faithful People
Chapter 5 – The Empowering Drama
Chapter 6 – What Part of “No” Do You Not Understand?
Chapter 7 – Is “Yes” God’s Best?
Chapter 8 – Unexpected Silence
Chapter 9 – Later, Eventually, Sometime
Conclusion – Prayer and the Listening Heart

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