Aaron reviews Brass Heavens by Paul Tautages, a recently released book on prayer:
“Why won’t God answer? Is He not listening?”
How many of us have asked this question, whether openly or in secret? There’s something so disconcerting when we pray earnestly, confidently, possibly desperately, and yet it seems to go unanswered.
God is silent. Or so it seems.
Paul Tautges, in his new book, Brass Heavens , examines several reasons why our prayers may go unanswered. The result is a book that serves as much as a treatise on sin as it does on one of prayer.
This is important for us to keep in mind as our sin does directly affect our prayer life—because Christians have a real, living, active relationship with our Father in Heaven, we can expect what we do to either strengthen or weaken that relationship.
So what are the causes of unanswered prayer? Tautges identifies six reasons why we might not receive an answer to our prayers:
Keep reading for an overview and review of the book.