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

A woman turns to prayer to seek answers about becoming a godmother.

by Kathryn Slattery
, Guideposts Contributing Editor

The miracle that taught a soldier the power of prayer

by Spencer January
, Dallas, Texas

The miraculous, real-life story of one man's urge to pray and the lives it saved.

by Betty E. Bransford
, Jacksonville, Oregon

A mother must find strengh in her faith to face the truth of losing her young daughter.

by Darcie Harris
, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Clasped hands in a hospital room

A woman dying of liver failure is miraculously resurrected by the power of prayer.

by Virginia Baker
, Warrior, Alabama

In this GUIDEPOSTS classic story from 1958, Van Varner explores the power of prayer on the eve of his mother's death.

by Van Varner
, New York, New York

A student with little money finds that if she trusts in the power of prayer, she's sure to get by.

by Linda Kenyon King
, Reading, Massachusetts

What I thought was the wrong number turned out to be the answer to my prayers.

by Tammy Walker
, Moore, Oklahoma

The inspirational moment that helped one woman find common ground with her teenager.

by Darlene Archer
, Calgary, Alberta

He was nothing like what I'd wanted, but it was too late—I'd fallen for him.

by Kati Pratt
, Dallas, Texas

My son was terrified of the owls that perched outside of his window, so he prayed that they'd find another tree.

by Lee Mink-Barr
, South Pasadena, California

I didn’t know it at the time, but losing my job turned out to be just the change I needed.

by Jock Elliott
, Troy, New York

The inspiring story of the truck driver who called in the D.C. snipers at a Maryland rest stop.

by Ron Lantz
, Ludlow, Kentucky

A couple adopts the daughter they had always wanted.

by Kathryn Lay
, Bedford, Texas

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