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Prayer



The main purpose of
prayer—whether traditional 
Christian prayers, daily Bible
verses, spontaneous pleas for 
help or expressions of praise
and thanksgiving—is to 
connect us to a Higher Power,
to deepen our relationship
to our Lord, and to affirm our
hope and  faith in God’s love. 

Come pray with us.

 

Recent Prayer Stories

Friends pray for each other through hard times. It’s the way we can get them through. Sometimes it’s all that gets us through.

by Rick Hamlin

The lessons in unanswered prayers

How unanswered prayers can lead to love.

by John Welshons


My mother always said the last thing she did before she fell asleep was to picture her kids and pray for them. I do the same thing.

by Rick Hamlin

Healing Prayer for Dad

A daughter experiences the power of prayer when her father is badly injured.

by Susan White
, Sherman, Connecticut

Sometimes what helps me most is to concentrate on one verse. I close my eyes and repeat the phrase, letting the spirit move through me.

by Rick Hamlin

Even the best of us can make promises to pray for others and then forget the promise. Does that mean that God won’t be looking out for them?

by Rick Hamlin

Here some bedtime prayers to make for a good, peaceful sleep.

by Rick Hamlin

“How am I ever going to do that?” I thought. Can’t I get some special dispensation?

by Rick Hamlin

These prayers have been sung, prayed, memorized, memorialized, anthologized, read, pondered over and treasured for centuries. Do you have a favorite prayer?

by Rick Hamlin

Prayer said for girl with swollen foot

Nine-month-old Courtney's left foot suddenly and inexplicably became swollen and black and blue. The doctors couldn't explain it. So we sought help from a higher power.

by Kelly Wood
, Central, South Carolina

Doug Stinson

I'd been smoking since I was 16 years old. How could the craving have just stopped overnight?

by Doug Stinson
, Hernando, Florida

Work and prayer. It’s a wonderful mix. Any way to remind ourselves that God is present where we are from nine to five.

by Rick Hamlin

Erin's mom reached out to prayer

One mother reaches out to the Guideposts prayer network in her daughter's hour of need

by Barbara McKee
, Bethel, Ohio

Prayer brings Jamie and Christine closer than ever

Two women become closer when one is stricken with breast cancer, and in need of prayers.

by Jamie Howard
, Apex, North Carolina

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