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Mini-Quiz: Prayer of Jabez

by Ron Kurtus (revised 24 February 2012)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What happened after Jabez made his prayer?

He became a descendent of Adam

God granted him what he requested

Others laughed at his foolishness

2. What does this prayer imply that God wants from His people?

To be completely subservient

To have lofty goals

To avoid conflict at all costs

3. What is a criticism of using this prayer?

Too many people may become wealthy

It is not based on official church doctrine

Some repeat it as a mindless chant

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Understanding Religion. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


Ask and you shall receive


Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials

Websites

The Prayer of Jabez site - Testimonies on the success of the prayer.

Problems with the "Prayer of Jabez" by Berit Kjos - Critical analysis of the book.

Praying Like Jabez? from the Let Us Reason Ministries - Book review and critical analysis of the concepts.

Religion Resources

Books

You can purchase these books in your bookstore or online through Amazon.com.

The Prayer of Jabez: Breaking Through to the Blessed Life by Bruce H. Wilkinson; Multnomah Publishers, 2000 ($5.99) - A short, best-selling book that explains the concept of the prayer and gives examples of its success, according to Dr. Bruce Wilkinson, founder of the Walk Thru the Bible Ministries. The book is short, simple and to the point.

Oracion De Jabez Para Jovenes by Bruce H. Wilkinson; Spanish House, 2002 ($7.99) - Spanish version of "The Prayer of Jabez."

I Just Wanted More Land - Jabez: A Careful Analysis of Bruce Wilkinson's the Prayer of Jabez by Gary E. Gilley, 2001 ($9.99) - This book carefully examines what the true meaning of Jabez's brief prayer is all about. It supplies readers with tools to help the reader study the Scriptures for themselves and in context.


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