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Prayer is not the mystical experience of a few special people, but an aggressive act in the face of impossibility—an act that may be performed by anyone who accepts the challenge of learning to pray. This is a practical, how-to book that will stir up and encourage you to pray! Pastor Hayford is convinced that prayer can change anything. “The impossible doesn’t exist,” he writes. “His is the power; ours is the prayer. Without Him, we cannot. Without us, He will not.” Hayford will show you how to face what might seem to be impossibilities, how to be honest with God and yourself, wage effective spiritual warfare, and find victory for your life. Using real-life vignettes, Hayford offers great insights into the power of prayer with chapters such as Reprogramming the Freed, The Syndrome of Silence, and The Praying That Sets Boundaries.

Author Bio

Jack Williams Hayford (born June 25, 1934) is a prolific and best-selling writer. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 books and composed 600 hymns and choruses—including the internationally known and widely recorded “Majesty.” Dr. Hayford is a graduate of L.I.F.E. Bible College (now Life Pacific College) and Azusa Pacific University.

Described by Christianity Today magazine as “The Pentecostal Gold Standard,” Hayford served as founding pastor of one of the largest churches in southern California, The First Foursquare Church of Van Nuys, California (now known as The Church on the Way). Hayford also founded the King’s University in Los Angeles, where he currently serves as Chancellor, and from 2004 to 2009 Hayford also served as president of The International Church of the Foursquare Gospel.

“Pastor Jack” is the author of several popular titles including Hayford’s Bible Handbook, Prayer is Invading the Impossible, and Appointed to Leadership. He was the general editor of Spirit-Filled Life Study Bible.

Hayford and his wife, Anna, have four children, eleven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.