Power Of Prayer


Prayer is our lifeline to God. It
sustains us and brings us closer to
our Creator. Whether you're new to
praying or you're a seasoned prayer 
warrior, these real-life stories will
demonstrate the power of prayer.
They will inspire you to commit 
yourself more fully to a 
life of prayer.



Recent Power Of Prayer Stories

Soprano Beverly Sills

In this story from November 1973, the beloved operatic soprano shares how God helped her cope with her special-needs children.

by Beverly Sills
, New York, New York

Actress Michael Learned

In this story from October 1976, the Emmy-winning star of The Waltons tells how she found her pathway to prayer.

by Michael Learned

Reverend Pablo Diaz

Ask God to help you achieve your personal and spiritual goals. Send your prayer request for Personal Growth Day of Prayer, July 22, 2014.

Jesus prayed. And showed by his prayers what prayer can be: direct, simple, honest and passionate. Here's help, in Jesus's own words.

by Rick Hamlin

Eddie Albert

In this story from January 1962, the Green Acres star shares how he turned the process of adopting a child over to the Lord.

by Eddie Albert
, Los Angeles, California

Jean Durscher

Her impulse to minister to a stranger turned out to be an answer to that woman's silent prayer.

by Jean Durscher
, Derwood, Maryland

Della Reese

In this story from June 1981, the Touched by an Angel star shares how her faith guided her through a serious health crisis.

by Della Reese

monarch butterfly on a woman's hand.

Whenever I struggle in life, a butterfly will magically appear out of nowhere. It happened again today.

by Maddie Merrifield
, Duxbury, Massachusetts

It can seem like there is no place to turn, but there is. Hope is never beyond reach.

by Peola Hicks

Prayer blogger Rick Hamlin's father's name on a boat in the bay

Dad's prayers were full of the faith that sustained him in a wind-tossed world. Would that I could hear one of those prayers again...

by Rick Hamlin

OurPrayer Manager, Reverend Dr. Peola C. Hicks

Send your prayer request and join us on July 1 as we pray for those struggling with addiction.

Roma Downey talks about Prayer

The star of "Touched by an Angel" shares how scenes on that program gave her a chance to be a channel for God to touch the hearts of the millions of viewers.

Roma Downey talking about "Son of God" and her Upcoming Projects

The actress shares how she came to play Jesus' mother and why she and husband Mark Burnett got involved in faith-based programming.

Angela poses with one of her Mortgage Apple Cakes.

She hoped baking cakes would save her home, but the health department shut her down. What now?

by Angela Logan
, Teaneck, New Jersey

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