The Power of Desperation: Breakthroughs in Our Brokenness

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What could be good about being broken? Michael Catt, innovtive pastor and executive producer of hit films Facing the Giants and Fireproof, finds treasure at rock bottom in The Power of Desperation, a book for anyone who has ever cried out for God’s strength in life’s moments of absolute weakness:

“Maybe you are feeling alone, immersed in a time of darkness. I’ve got good news: God is on the verge of getting you alone with Him, so He can get the ‘you’ out of you and fill you with...

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Overview

What could be good about being broken? Michael Catt, innovtive pastor and executive producer of hit films Facing the Giants and Fireproof, finds treasure at rock bottom in The Power of Desperation, a book for anyone who has ever cried out for God’s strength in life’s moments of absolute weakness:

“Maybe you are feeling alone, immersed in a time of darkness. I’ve got good news: God is on the verge of getting you alone with Him, so He can get the ‘you’ out of you and fill you with Himself.”

Through biblical and modern stories of incomplete people whose only path to victory is through total surrender, Catt introduces yet another breakthrough concept worthy of widespread personal application. Discover the power of desperation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805448672
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/1/2009
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 454,707
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Michael Catt has served as senior pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia, since 1989 and is executive producer of the popular films Flywheel, Facing the Giants, Fireproof, and Courageous that originated from the congregation. He also authored Fireproof Your Life and founded the ReFRESH revival conference. Michael and his wife, Terri, have two children.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Way up is Down 5

Chapter 2 The Sufficiency and Supply of God in the Wilderness 19

Chapter 3 Fill My Cup, Lord 43

Chapter 4 The Obedience of Desperation 67

Chapter 5 Admitting Our Desperate Need for God 89

Chapter 6 God Uses Cracked Pots 107

Chapter 7 The Crisis of Desperation 121

Chapter 8 When There's Nowhere Else to Turn 139

Chapter 9 When You are Up Against the Impossible 159

Chapter 10 The Day of Visitation 179

Chapter 11 God May Seem Slow, But He's Never Late 193

Chapter 12 Broken and Spilled Out 215

Acknowledgments 229

Notes 233

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    An Uplifting Book Worth Reading

    Pastor Michael Catt has done a wonderful job writing this book to teach people about dealing with difficult issues/circumstances & the importance of having intimacy with Lord.

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