Best-Selling Author John Eckhardt Shares Secret to Praying During Desperate Times

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In his newest book, Desperate Prayers for Desperate Times (Aug. 7, 2018), best-selling author John Eckhardt invites readers to a prayer life that consistently sees results. It all starts with one step: get even more desperate.

Using the prayer of Hannah as a model, Eckhardt encourages Christians to pour their hearts out to God, showing how even crying can be a form of worship.

"Worship is often equated with joy, but sometimes in our darkest times we must choose to enter the presence of God despite how we feel," Eckhardt says.

He emphasizes the power of perseverance in prayer and references how Hannah never stopped pleading for a child despite being mocked. Year after year, she continued her pursuit for what she knew the Lord willed for her life. Eckhardt encourages readers to have confidence in a God who hears and answers prayers. Trust in a God who never turns away the desperate.

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Desperate Prayers for Desperate Times takes readers through the five key points of Hannah's prayer:

  1. Get desperate for God to deliver answers to prayers.
  2. Persevere despite torment, harassment and a broken heart.
  3. Seek the presence of God.
  4. Make a vow to God and keep it.
  5. Prophesy and watch new things spring forth.

Through biblical teaching and practical application, Eckhardt equips readers to get the last word over the enemy, find victory in God's presence and experience the "thousands realm" of blessing. Learn to pray desperate prayers and experience breakthrough.

About Apostle John Eckhardt: Apostle Eckhardt is overseer of Crusaders Ministries in Chicago, Illinois. Gifted with a strong apostolic anointing, he has ministered throughout the United States and overseas in more than 80 nations. He is a sought-after international conference speaker and has authored more than 20 books, including Prayers That Rout Demons; Prayers That Break Curses; Prophet, Arise!; and God Still Speaks. Eckhardt resides in the Chicago area with his wife, Wanda.

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