How To Pray Effectively

 

 

 


More than a refuge in troubled times
or a 
peaceful pause in a hectic day,
prayer i
s a lifelong journey of
living intimately with 
God’s presence
and grace. These uplifting articles 
offer
practical and easy-to-follow tips to 

strengthen your spiritual life and answers
to  
your questions about how to pray.

Recent How To Pray Effectively Stories

Rick Hamlin, author of 10 Prayers You Can't Live Without

Rick Hamlin explains how selecting a Bible verse to pray each day can help you grow closer to God through His word.


 Jill Smolowe and Joe Treen

Of course, I always pray for the grieving. Now I feel like I know where to direct my prayers.

by Rick Hamlin

Guideposts editorial assistant Allison Churchill before welcome-home ceremony

I’ve been praying for those who lost their lives and the wounded, writes veteran and editorial assistant Allison Churchill. There are so many who need our prayers.

by Rick Hamlin

rick Hamlin, author of 10 Prayers You Can't Live Without

Rick Hamlin explains how spending a few minutes of meaningful quiet time with God can lessen your worries and strengthen your faith.


Prayer coupled with fasting is a great way to draw on God’s strength in a more focused way...

by Peola Hicks

An old hymn crept into my head. And stayed there. It’s a way to stay in prayer all day long.

by Rick Hamlin

woman with hands clasped in prayer

In this excerpt from Pray Big for Your Life, you'll learn how to jump-start your relationship with God.

by Will Davis, Jr.
, Austin, Texas

Praying is as essential to the life of the spirit as eating and drinking are to the body.

by Peola Hicks

Reverend Pablo Diaz

Reverend Pablo Diaz asks you to consider how your life would change if you wholeheartedly trusted the Lord.


Rick Hamlin, author of 10 Prayers You Can't Live Without

Rick Hamlin, author of 10 Prayers You Can't Live Without shares the benefits of writing down your prayers.


Jesus was offered a deal after fasting and praying in the desert for 40 days. There was nothing in it for him but everything to gain for his enemy...

by Peola Hicks

As you pray, notice the images that come into your head. I find my prayer life is enhanced when I use them.

by Rick Hamlin

Rick Hamlin, author of 10 Prayers You Can't Live Without

Rick Hamlin shares how logging on to your computer can be a way into prayer.


Lent is a special time for study and reflection about the life and message Jesus shared with the world.

by Peola Hicks

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