View Preview PrayerThe Great Means of Salvation and Perfection by Saint Alphonsus Liguori Format Choose an optioneBookPaperback Quantity Prayer quantity Add to cart Proclaimed a Doctor of the Church and justly revered for his efforts and achievements as a pastor and bishop, St. Alphonsus offers here one of the most powerful and accessible primers on the art of prayer ever written.The graces necessary for salvation cannot be obtained from God except by prayer, explains the legendary eighteenth-century saint and scholar. Indeed, the damned have been lost precisely through their failure to pray, and all the blessed have been saved by their perseverance in prayer.Unbeknownst to many, mental prayer is the only weapon sufficient to overcome every assault of the devil. Prayer is a port where we are safe in every storm, and a treasure that provides us with every good. It is only through the reflection and meditation of mental prayer that we come to know eternal truth, identify the hidden sins that keep us from salvation, and gain the inspiration of holy thoughts, desires, and resolutions.With St. Alphonsus's wise and holy advice, you'll learn not only how to master the art of mental prayer, but also: How to becomes docile and tender to the influence of grace Why God permits you to be assaulted by your enemiesWhy the grace of salvation is not a single grace but a chain of graces linked with that of final perseveranceThe key to developing confidence in your prayersThe three reasons God delays granting you perseverance How prayer overcomes worries about being savedHow souls in Purgatory can serve as spiritual aides for youThe critical differences between mental prayer and devotional prayerKey prayers Alphonsus himself offered and his specific recommended daily aspirationsWhat the ancient Church Fathers determined was the single most useful prayer exerciseThe ideal place, time, duration, and posture for prayer Details Pages 208 ISBN or UPC 978-1-64413-542-6 Dimensions N/A Weight N/A SKU d35433 SKU 5426 Reviews There are no reviews yet. Add your review Cancel replyYour rating * Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You Might Also Like A Devotional Journey into the Mass The Spiritual Life Jesus Speaks to Faustina and You The Art of Praying Total Consecration Through the Mysteries of the Rosary
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