Priscilla Shirer is known for her straightforward presentation of the Gospel message and FerVent continues that tradition. When you begin to read the text you are quickly drawn in through her use of storytelling and imagery. Personal examples punctuate each chapter to help you understand war with the spiritual realm is real.
“Whenever your passion in prayer is weak or missing, realize instead that it is God’s work both to give it and then to fan it into flames inside you.”
Each chapter focuses on a specific strategy including your passion, focus, identity, family, past, fears, purity, pressures, hurts, and relationships. Using Scripture to support each topic the author describes how the real enemy is not ourselves, our family, the church or the community. Satin is the enemy and prayer is our greatest weapon to defeat him. There is a call to prayer following each strategy with prayer cards provided to take the lessons learned and to immediately apply them to your life.
FerVent: A Woman’s Battle Plan for Serious, Specific, and Strategic Prayer is a dynamic addition to Priscilla’s Shirer’s publications. Although it is loosely based on the movie War Room, it stands independent of the movie and would be of benefit to anyone. I highly recommend this book to be used for both individual and group study.
“So while I know this is a battle – I know it’s a daily fight – expect your fervency to lead you to a place of rest. Because God is the One who’s fighting for you. And He will surely prevail.”
FerVent by Priscilla Shirer is available from LifeWay and other book retailers.