Desperate for Jesus: Overcome the Obstacles to Find True Life

Desperate for Jesus: Overcome the Obstacles to Find True Life


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What does it mean to live desperate for Jesus? That depends on the Jesus you know. Some of us run to Him when things go wrong and move away from Him when life is smooth, but there's a better way to live.
John Hannah helps you grow more mature in your relationship with Jesus by revealing his testimony of crying out for, and finding, Jesus. As he pulls you into his own story, Hannah also studies heroes of the Bible: Moses, the blind beggar, the bleeding woman, Mary Magdalene, King David, Peter, and Jairus. Each one pursued Christ.
Desperate for Jesus helps believers identify and conquer six obstacles:
Difficult seasons in life
Spiritual immaturity
The flesh
The more we crave Jesus, the more He will  transform us and those around us. It’s time to live desperate!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781680670486
Publisher: Salubris Resources
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

John F. Hannah is senior pastor of New Life Covenant Church Southeast. He has hosted the #1 rated gospel radio program, "The John Hannah Morning Show," for more than thirteen years.
Hannah grew up in Chicago and after obtaining a degree in criminal justice from Alabama State University worked for years with Chicago’s youth in church and secular arenas. He served as executive director of the Inner-City Youth Spring Break Conference (IYSBC), which grew exponentially under his leadership, and as a juvenile probation officer with Cook County.
Pastor John is the author of What to Do While You’re Waiting. He is married to Anna, who serves alongside him at New Life Covenant. Learn more about him at

About the Foreword Author

Widely known as “Pastor Choco,” Reverend Wilfredo De Jesús is Senior Pastor of New Life Covenant Church in Chicago, the largest Assemblies of God congregation in the nation. He is the founder and Executive Director of New Life Family Services, a nonprofit agency that operates a homeless shelter for women with children. In 2013, De Jesús was named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world and recognized for his leadership and influence with Evangelical and Latino audiences. De Jesús is sought after as a motivational speaker throughout the nation and abroad. He resides in the Humboldt Park community of Chicago with his wife, Elizabeth, and their three children: Alexandria, Yesenia, and Wilfredo, Jr.

Table of Contents

Foreword 1

Introduction 5

Part 1 A Desperate Chase 17

Chapter 1 The Place of Desperation 19

Chapter 2 The People in Your Chase 31

Part 2 Overcoming the Obstacles 39

Chapter 3 The Hardest of Hard Times 41

Chapter 4 The Strife of Relationships 61

Chapter 5 The Blow of Betrayal 75

Chapter 6 The Powerful Punch of Anger 89

Chapter 7 The Weakness of Spiritual Immaturity 103

Chapter 8 The Pursuit of the Flesh 119

Part 3 A Life of Desperation 135

Chapter 9 The Fruit of Desperation 137

Chapter 10 Staying Desperate 155

Endnotes 167

Acknowledgements 173

About the author 175

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