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A book on how to pray for things that would almost seem impossible for man, in order to get a favorable outcome from God. This is only a very vague summary of the book and I would highly recommend that interested people give it a read. Its short and very well written, especially because Buddy has given his experiences and how he had his prayers answered.

Petitioning for the Impossible

Petitioning for the Impossible

by Buddy Harrison


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According to 1 Timothy 2:1 

  • supplications
  • prayers
  • intercessions
  • giving of thanks

  • Physically write down the petition -  You must take time to put it in writing. If you can't write out your request, it still isn't real to you. A vision doesn't really become real to you unless you have it written down. 

 Because Paul wrote down his pr...

  • Backup the petition using verses like Mark 11:24, Mathew 18:19.
  • Look through the scriptures to find out verses, which gives you the right to ask and to have it granted.

  • Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them. - Mark 11:24
  • The emphasis here is on believing. When you pray your petition, you should pray it as a present possession, as if you al...

 Faith is essential to prayer, for faith is the recognition of, and the committal of yourself and your matters to, the faithfulness of God.

if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.

Start by worshipping him.

Focusing on God as the object of your worship becoming more and more conscious of Him

 Worship is the link, or hookup, that takes you from the mental realm into the spiritual realm so you can get into intercession

  • First of all, you may have a bad attitude. You may not have a thankful heart. You need to be kind and gracious.
  • The story of the 10 lepers is the best example for this.(Luke 17: 12 - 19) Although all of the lepers were healed, only the one that came back and w...

  • Sit down and write out your petition.
  • Then search the Scriptures to make sure that your request is in line with His will for you. Include those Scriptures in your petition. As you do this, you will find that your faith is rising. Your hope will turn to faith as you come to know what ...

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These quotes, especially the last one, really resonate with me. The Office is a comedy, but it has a lot of serious moments and many touching lines.



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