Approach Good Friday with an Open Heart

The pain and desolation of the Crucifixion helps us recognize the glory of Easter Sunday.

by Susanna Foth Aughtmon

Mornings with Jesus contributer, Susanna Foth AughtmonPaula's cross of woven palm fronds, on a background of purple velvetRick Hamlin, author of 10 Prayers You Can't Live WithoutChristian writer, Marci Alborghetti
OurPrayer Manager, Reverend Dr. Peola C. Hicks

Experience God's love deep in your heart. Send us your prayer request and join us as we pray for others on Good Friday, April 18.

An artist's rendering of an angel in an Easter basket

Godiva chocolates, red-velvet eggs and fancy jelly beans–who could ask for more?

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

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10 Prayers You Can't Live Without

Be encouraged in all your conversations with God.

Guideposts Editor Rick Hamlin shares his personal prayer journey and the life-changing insights he has gained that will make your prayer-life even more gratifying, in his NEW book, 10 Prayers You Can’t Live Without.

Become a member of the OurPrayer prayer team

Become a member of our prayer team and enrich your spiritual journey as you reach out and lift up a soul in need of God’s power that is released through prayer.

Secrets of Mary's Bookshop

Recently widowed Mary Fisher moves to Cape Cod to do something she always dreamed of: open a bookstore. Soon, Mary discovers that years of reading mystery novels have paid off in a big way! In each novel, Mary puts her sleuthing skills to work to uncover some of the most unexpected and fascinating mysteries.

Backlit pink tulips

Let this meditation on this season of rebirth lift your spirits and bring you hope and comfort.

Adam Hunter and his mom

Every year our family comes together to celebrate the freedom and joy God has brought us. At the center of it all is Mom’s brisket.

by Adam Hunter
, New York, NY

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