Prayers of the Old Testament
Prayers of the Old Testament
  • Length: 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5 × 8.25 in
  • Number of Studies: 8
  • Published: March 02, 2010
  • Item Code: 3138
  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-3138-8

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Can I be honest with God when I pray?

If we look at the Old Testament, the answer is surely yes. From the exuberant praise of Moses and Miriam to the desperate cries of Jeremiah, the First Testament is rich with heartfelt prayers to our Father. These eight-session LifeGuide® Bible Studyfrom Lynne M. Baab, based on prayers from seven Old Testament books, invite you to meet our mighty, loving God in fresh ways, bringing all of who you are to him.

For over three decades LifeGuide Bible Studies have provided solid biblical content and raised thought-provoking questions—making for a one-of-a-kind Bible study experience for individuals and groups. This series has more than 130 titles on Old and New Testament books, character studies, and topical studies.


Getting the Most Out of Prayers of the Old Testament

1 A Prayer of Moses: Praising God for Doing Wonders (Exodus 15:1-18)
2 A Prayer of Hannah: Praising God for Turning Things Upside Down (1 Samuel 2:1-10)
3 A Prayer of Samuel: Prayer as Listening (1 Samuel 3:1-14)
4 A Prayer of Solomon: Interceding for Our Needs and the Needs of Others (1 Kings 8:22-53)
5 A Prayer of Isaiah: Confession and Commissioning (Isaiah 6:1-13)
6 A Prayer of Jeremiah: Bringing Every Emotion to God (Jeremiah 20:1-18)
7 A Prayer of Jonah: Praying in Desperate Situations (Jonah 2:1-10)
8 A Prayer of Habakkuk: Trusting God in Spite of Circumstances (Habakkuk 3:1-19)

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Lynne M. Baab

Lynne M. Baab is the author of numerous books and Bible studies. A Presbyterian minister, she completed a PhD in communication at the University of Washington in 2007 and moved with her husband to Dunedin, New Zealand, where she taught pastoral theology at the University of Otago for ten years. She returned to her home city, Seattle, in 2017 and still supervises graduate students for her university in New Zealand. Lynne is the author of several novels and ten Christian books, including A Renewed Spirituality, Sabbath Keeping, Fasting, and Friending. She has written three LifeGuide Bible Studies: Prayers of the Old Testament, Prayers of the New Testament, and Sabbath: The Gift of Rest.