Edward Bounds was an American lawyer and pastor, who wrote nine books, seven of which were about prayer. Known as a veritable powerhouse of spiritual maturity, Bounds has affected the prayer lives of thousands of people. This volume, contains his best works focusing on the proper mindset believers must attain in order to have the best prayer life. He reminds readers that one must have a humble heart and undivided allegiance to God in order to pray effectively. Throughout, Bounds frequently quotes other Christian thinkers, adding support and insight into his points about prayer. Finally, Bounds ends his encouraging and enlightening discussion by explaining the role of the Holy Spirit in prayer. Thus, to eliminate prayer from our daily lives is to abandon communication with God. For, you see, it is through prayer that we have the opportunity to share our deepest sorrows, joys, and desires with the only one who can truly comfort us; reminding readers that God's presence steadfastly endures.