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, 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

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

Rick Hamlin explains how designating a time and place to commune with God each day can enrich your prayer life.


It’s always a good idea to write what you’re grateful for. It’s part of the prayer process of thanksgiving.

by Rick Hamlin

woman praising God

Try these techniques from the Women's Devotional Bible to help you reap the benefits of daily prayer.


The heart, the whole soul, is unsearchable to anyone but God. This is why we must pray and ask God to do what only he can.

by Peola Hicks

Jesus tells us that we should be insistent and keep praying until we get an answer.

by Rick Hamlin

woman with arms clasped in prayer

Give your faith life a boost with these prayer techniques and tips.

by Elizabeth Peale Allen
, Pawling, New York

How do we keep prayer a part of our busy days at Guideposts? We share prayer needs as they come in.

by Rick Hamlin

Love for others motivated Jesus to lead by serving.

by Peola Hicks

Help me, Lord, see the beauty of the ice on the river, the sun on icicles, the wind, the snow, the hail...

by Rick Hamlin

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