Has God called you to pray for an unbelieving spouse, a wandering child, or a friend at a spiritual crossroads? In this down-to-earth guide filled with biblical insight and practical tools, Hayford explains why intercessory prayers require perseverance, boldness . . . and sometimes a willingness to get out of God's way! 176 pages, softcover from Chosen.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Vendor: Chosen Books Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0800794540 ISBN-13: 9780800794545 Availability: In Stock
Few prayers are more fervent than the longing for loved ones to come into the kingdom. While this place of intercession is a privilege, explains Jack Hayford, it is also a place of challenge. It requires perseverance, boldness, and sometimes getting out of God's way! With biblical insight and personal examples, this beloved author and pastor provides the tools readers need to pray effectively for those they love. Regardless of the crisis--an unbelieving spouse, a wandering child, a friend at a crossroads--here is encouragement to move in rightful authority, press in with intercession and see God's answers come.
Jack Hayford is founding pastor of The Church On The Way, chancellor of The King's College and Seminary, and president of The International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. He has written more than forty books and nearly six hundred hymns and choruses. His national radio and television programs span the world. He and his wife, Anna, live near Los Angeles, California.
Hayford, popular evangelical pastor and author of more than 40 books, has developed a prayer primer for Christians at either end of the faith spectrum. Whether new to the faith journey or a seasoned follower of Christ, believers will find many specifics: e.g., praying through difficulties with precision; praying for loved ones with pinpointed prayers. Hayford's text opens with a brief biblical history lesson and moves quickly into a discussion on fighting spiritual adversaries through prayer. The author explains the how-tos, the when-tos and the where-tos before debunking common prayer misconceptions. Christians will especially find helpful the suggestions on how to pray for family, friends and work associates, using the powerful message modeled by Jesus, who lived a life characterized by loving service while all the time offering consistent inward prayers. Hayford's message is clear: Christians need to take seriously their privilege to pray. This author's readership will appreciate his advice and most certainly put it into practice. (Apr.)Copyright 2009 Reed Business Information.