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Book Review: Hannah type Prayer Author: Elizabeth Makanha- Dhliwayo

A Hannah type of prayer will awaken your prayer life and leaves you as a better and prayerful person. It will make you question your lifestyle. You will learn to listen to God's voice and to do His will.

As children of God, we deserve the inner peace brought about the union we have when we are connected to God. So be it, to ALL of us.

Elizabeth Makanha-Dhliwayo is a teacher and has written several books on poems and short stories. She holds a Master of Arts from UNISA, Diploma in pastoral work from Living Waters Zimbabwe and a certificate in Trauma through university of Pretoria.

Reviewed by:

Ntombi Thamba

Tell us a bit about yourself:

My name is Ntombi Thamba. I am a bubbly person, a team player and a friendly person. I work at the Department of Health as a Counselor and I am a mother of one. I am a leader at Gateway City Church. I am big on encouraging the youth and teaching them about abstaining which is something they need to be taught in the kingdom of God.

Name of Book:

Hannah type of Prayer


Elizabeth Makanha- Dhliwayo

What drew you to read this book?:

The word prayer made me read this book. Any book that includes prayer in the cover makes me want to read it. Reminded me of the scripture in Deuteronomy 8:3b which says, 'to teach you that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord'.

What impact did this book have on your life?:

I am a strong believer in prayer and its impact on our lives. The book speaks on what prayer means, how to effectively pray and waiting on the Lord. The author also speaks about thanksgiving and references Hannah's prayer.

In a paragraph, what is the main point of this book?:

The book highlights the when and how God answers prayers, understanding that prayer is the key to opening any and all doors. We should take on the same posture as Hannah, not be hindered by our circumstance but focus on God for our needs. The author mentions how prayer changes our focus from inward to outwardly looking to God, it shifts from our cares, burdens and at times stress.

This is mentioned in Psalm 4:1 as well as James 5:13, for us believers, praying should be part and parcel of our existence". When God is silent it does not mean He doesn't hear us. Let us be reminded that God's timing is perfect.

Who would benefit from reading this book?:

Those who are struggling to accept God's will and anyone who doesn't know the importance of prayer. If you want to equip yourself more about the journey of walking with God, this book will be beneficial for you.

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