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Feb 04, 2014 | ISBN 9780807086087

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“Many of us are eager to learn all we can about Dr. King. There are many books about his work and his thought, but ‘Thou, Dear God’ provides a unique and needed window into his spiritual life.”—Brian D. McLaren, public theologian, blogger, activist and author of numerous books including A New Kind of Christian

“If you want to know the source of his dream and his courage, understand what he lived for and why he was willing to die for it, eavesdrop on King’s conversations with God.”—The Rev. Dr. James Alexander Forbes, Jr. Senior Minister Emeritus of The Riverside Church and President of the Healing of the Nations Foundation

“My father believed that prayer was essential to daily living, not just in times of struggle and fear, but in times of great joy and great love as well. ‘Thou, Dear God’ celebrates his profound love of God and God’s presence in our lives, and brings his inspiring words of grace to all of us. Through my father’s own prayers, we can experience God’s love and wisdom in every aspect of our lives, and just as he did, use our own prayer life to keep changing the world.”—Dr. Bernice A. King 
“The prayers of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. carefully compiled in ‘Thou, Dear God’ speak to the journey and challenges of a prophetic spirit in the midst of turbulent circumstances. One of the most catalytic voices in history takes us on a personal tour that through the power of prayer reconciled sanctification with service, covenant with community and righteousness with justice. Martin Luther King Jr. had conversations with God. As a result, the world will never be the same again. “—Reverend Samuel Rodriguez, President, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference & Hispanic Evangelical Association

Table Of Contents

Foreword by The Reverend Dr. Julius R. Scruggs
Introduction by Lewis V. Baldwin

I. Prayers for Spiritual Guidance
II. Prayers for Special Occasions
III. Prayers in Times of Adversity
IV. Prayers for Strength in Times of Trial
V. Prayers for Uncertain Times
VI. Prayers for Social Justice
VII. Biblical Verses and Christian Sources That Inspired the Reverend Dr. King


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