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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 
practical and easy-to-follow tips to 

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

Recent How To Pray Effectively Stories

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

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

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