Books on Prayer


We are reminded in a well-known hymn that, “Prayer is the Christian’s vital breath, the Christian’s native air,” yet many of us can struggle to maintain our times of prayer.

The following books and booklets can be a great help in reminding us of the privilege and blessing of coming to God in prayer.books on prayer

Developing a Healthy Prayer Life
by Joel Beeke & James Beeke (Reformation Heritage Books, £5.40)
This book includes over 30 meditations on this topic, giving hints on improving your prayer life and encouraging prayer

A Way to Pray by Matthew Henry (Banner of Truth , £14.50)
This book explains how we should redirect God’s promises back to Him in our prayers.

The Power of Prayer Meetings by Peter Masters (Tabernacle Bookshop, £0.65)
This provides practical advice on the best use of the time in prayer meetings, showing Biblical examples.

Other helpful books on prayer

A Guide to Prayer by Isaac Watts (Banner of Truth, £8)
Helping Christians to make better use of the privilege of prayer.

Praying the Saviour’s Way by Derek Thomas (Christian Focus Publications, £5.99)
How the Lord’s Prayer is a clear guide to us.

The Secret Key to Heaven, Thomas Boston (Banner of Truth, £6.25)
Showing the vital importance of private prayer.

Still looking?
We have around 30 books that include the subject of prayer – including books for children.
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