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#59: Prayers That Changed History by Tricia Goyer

One prayer can change everything, says bestselling author Tricia Goyer in Prayers That Changed History.
Martin Luther. Sojourner Truth. Helen Keller. St. Patrick. We read their stories, and of other people like them, in history books and hear about the amazing things they did to change the world. But one part of the story is often left out: Each one of them wouldn’t have accomplished what they did without prayer.
In Prayers That Changed History, the stories of twenty-five notable people are presented along with how prayer changed their lives and changed history. Following each historical example is a biblical story that ties to that person’s life and actions, as well as ways you can use the power of prayer in your life as well. Because God isn’t done changing the world yet, and he would love to use you to make history.
Includes images of each historical figure.

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Zonderkidz (June 30, 2015)
  • ISBN: 978-0310748014


Tricia Goyer is a busy mom of six, grandmother of two, and wife to John. A USA Today bestselling author, Tricia has published over 40 books and has written more than 500 articles. She's well-known for her Big Sky and Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors Amish series. For more information visit Tricia at Tricia, along with a group of friends, also runs, sharing ideas about simplifying life.

Other reviews of Tricia Goyer's books:
My review for All Things Hidden
My review for Songbird Under a German Moon
My review for Life, In Spite of Me
My review for Love Finds You in Victory Heights
My review for Love Finds You in Glacier Bay, Alaska
My review for Remembering You
My review for Lead Your Family Like Jesus
My review for A Christmas Gift For Rose
My review for The One Year Book of Amish Peace
My review for The Memory Jar
My review for The Promise Box
My review for The Kissing Bridge
My review for Mom's Night Out
My review for Plain Faith
My review for An Amish Garden
My review for Where Treetops Glisten
My review for Balanced
My review for An Amish Second Christmas
My review for Made With Love

Cool stuff!
I pray. Mostly everyone prays, at least at one time or another. No prayer is too big or too small. God hears them all.
What I like about this book is as it walks us throughout history, we learn about certain famous people. These people were part of something huge that forever changed history.
The author shows us the prayer connection to the life-changing event. All based on facts and resources, that she lists in the back of the book for others to look up if they want to. 
That's the coolest thing, if you ask me. Deep prayer and faith, as well as persistence, contributed to these drastic changes in history. How the author gets you to connect them together is what I find cool.
This book is geared for a younger audience, but adults will enjoy the tidbits of history too. No one is too young or too old to learn about the power of prayer.


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  1. I know her name as a fiction author, but think this book does sound interesting. Especially the way she seems to tie in bits of history.


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