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The Prayer of Agur by Jay Payleitner
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Jun 09, 2020 | ISBN 9780525653837

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“In Proverbs 30, Agur invites you to pray a simple prayer that will help you find your sweet spot in life. Thanks to Jay Payleitner for uncovering and unpacking this marvelous gem. Don’t miss it.”—Josh McDowell, international speaker, apologist, and author of more than one hundred books, including More Than a Carpenter and Evidence That Demands a Verdict

“In a world that calls us to the extremes of overabundance or minimalism, The Prayer of Agur leads us to a life of rested contentedness. Jay takes profound biblical wisdom and makes it accessible for normal people in everyday life. It is possible to find that God-ordained sweet spot, and Jay’s treatment of Agur’s prayer will show you how.”—Jeff Vanderstelt, lead teaching pastor at Doxa Church and author of Gospel Fluency

“In his warm and familiar manner, Jay uses the Prayer of Agur to teach us the way to contentment. He genuinely addresses our push and pull against life’s extremes and defines the path to balance. It’s as though Jay’s wisdom gleaned from this prayer gives us spiritual permission to be human and embrace the struggle, knowing it’s normal, it’s healthy, and it keeps us connected to the protection, direction, and provision of God as we lean into Him. This book is and will be a pivotal point in our walk with Christ now and for years to come.”—Mary Ethel Eckard, cofounder of Dragonfly Ministries and author of Lessons of a Dragonfly

“Every verse of God’s Word applies to our lives. But I must say, Agur’s brief prayer in Proverbs 30 seems to have special significance to this generation. Thanks, Jay, for reminding us that we can live in God’s will and it’s a sweet place to be!”—Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The New One Minute Manager and Lead Like Jesus

“What an awesome little book with a tremendous amount of wise advice from Agur, a lesser-known man who wrote one chapter in Proverbs. The Prayer of Agur made me realize the need for balance in my life in so many areas. A must-read.”—Linda Wilson, guest coordinator for Real Life on Cornerstone Network

“In a culture that celebrates extremes, The Prayer of Agur is a clarion call back to the ‘sweet spot of knowing Jesus.’ Jay reminds us that even at the time of Creation, God Himself knew when to stop.”—Mark Hancock, CEO of Trail Life USA and author of Why Are We Sitting Here Until We Die?, Let Boys Be Boys, and 5 Critical Needs of Boys

“In The Prayer of Agur, Jay will help you find the balance between too much and too little so you can enjoy a more fulfilling and purposeful life. You’ll discover through this delightful read that it really is possible to trust God to provide exactly what you need and to live in the sweet spot of His best for you.”—Cindi McMenamin, author of When God Sees Your Tears and Drama Free

“This book is at once poetically written and powerfully rich as it illuminates Agur’s motives and prayer, which accurately reflect our own hearts’ longings. Instead of wondering if I’ve identified God’s perfect will and agonizing over every decision, now I’m finding His sweet spot for my life!”—Caesar Kalinowski, missional strategist and coach and author of The Gospel Primer

“The saying ‘The greatest gifts come in small packages’ is certainly true about this small book. Jay Payleitner and Agur are quite a team as together they examine the most important things in life, the fears that hold us back, and the possibility of a life joyfully lived in the discovery of a new perspective.”—Phyllis Hendry Halverson, president and CEO of Lead Like Jesus

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