The Battle Plan for Prayer: From Basic Training to Targeted Strategies

The Battle Plan for Prayer: From Basic Training to Targeted Strategies

by Stephen Kendrick, Alex Kendrick

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Overview

The Battle Plan equips and encourages you to see prayer as your first wave of attack in every undertaking. Think of this book as a strategic guide to engaging with God, expecting His answers, and enlarging your vision of what He can do through someone like you.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433688881
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 100,246
File size: 12 MB
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Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Alex Kendrick is an ordained minister and New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Love DareThe Resolution for Men, and The Battle Plan for Prayer. He has spoken in numerous countries to students, families, and men’s groups. He is also an accomplished actor, screenwriter, and film director, whose credits include Facing the Giants, Fireproof, Courageous, and War Room. He and his wife, Christina, have six children.
 
Stephen Kendrick is an ordained minister who has served families for 20 years in student ministry and associate pastor positions. Along with his brother Alex, he is also a screenwriter (Facing the Giants, Fireproof, Courageous, and War Room), movie producer, and coauthor of three New York Times bestselling books (The Love Dare, The Resolution for Men, and The Battle Plan for Prayer). Stephen and his wife, Jill, have six children.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I Enlistment

1 The Legacy of Prayer 9

2 The Power of Prayer 15

3 The Priority of Prayer 21

Part II Basic Training

4 Why: The Ultimate Purpose of Prayer 27

5 What is and Isn't Prayer. . 32

6 What: Types of Prayer 40

7 What Are God's Answers to Prayer? 48

8 When: Scheduled Prayer 54

9 When: Spontaneous Prayer 58

10 How: The Postures of Prayer 62

11 How: The Locks of Prayer 67

12 How: The Keys of Prayer 74

Part III Conditioning

13 Vertical: The Cross of Christ 80

14 Vertical: Repentance Versus Pride 91

15 Horizontal: Unity Versus Division 97

16 Your Heart: Faith Versus Doubt 102

17 Your Heart: Secret Versus Show 108

18 Your Heart: Obedience Versus Rebellion 113

19 Your Heart: Persistence Versus Impatience 118

Part IV Strategies

20 The Word of God 125

21 The Will of God 130

22 The "Whatever" from God 136

23 The Wonder of God's Names 143

24 The Wisdom of God 149

25 The Ways of God's Spirit 154

26 Praying Offensively 160

27 Praying Preemptively 165

28 Praying Defensively 172

29 Praying Extraordinarily. 180

Part V Targets

30 Praying for the Lost 188

31 Praying for Believers 194

32 Praying for Family 200

33 Praying for Authorities 206

34 Praying for Laborers in the Harvest 211

35 Praying for Churches and Revival 217

Part VI Ammunition

Appendix 1 Rhythms of Prayer 224

Appendix 2 Spiritual Temperature Test 226

Appendix 3 The Gospel 228

Appendix 4 Prayer Strategy Verses 232

Appendix 5 Spiritual Ammo 242

Appendix 6 The Names of God 244

Appendix 7 Starting a Prayer Ministry 250

Part VII Reinforcements

Discussion Questions 252

Battle Plan Resources 257

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