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5 Prayers for Peace

5 Prayers for Peace

Here are some soothing prayers to help you on your path to peace.

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7 Bible Prayers for the Weary

Whether it’s world events or personal problems weighing you down, here’s Scripture to revive your flagging soul.

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7 Memorable Animals of the Bible

Scripture is chock full of animals. Close to 100 varieties are mentioned—almost A to Z, including everything from the addax (a type of antelope named in Deuteronomy 14:5 NLT) to the lowly worm (sorry—there’s no zebra) mentioned in Isaiah and Jonah. But references to individual animals who played a role in the Bible’s narrative are rarer, especially if you omit those who are cited only in parables or prophecy. Here are some of the most remarkable animals mentioned in Scripture.

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Which Bible Translation Should You Use?

A personal take on some of the best guides to Scripture and prayer.

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Verses to Live By: A New Year, a New Beginning

Contributing Editor Rick Hamlin eschews New Year’s resolutions but welcomes fresh starts. Here are three of his favorite verses to help you begin anew.

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Pray the I Am Statements of Jesus

For a Fresh Way to Pray, Try the 'I Am' Sayings of Jesus

If you feel stuck in a prayer rut, these seven statements from the Bible can help.

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Why Praising God Is a Gift for Us

These Bible passages will steer us toward the wonders of gratitude.

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Verses to Live By: How to Deal with Anger

Contributing Editor Rick Hamlin shares Scripture that can help you control your temper.

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31 days of prayer

31 Days of Bible Prayers

How to guide and enrich your daily time with God

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10 Scriptures to Help You Pray Through Grief

When it comes to sharing our sorrow, there’s no better place to turn than God’s own words.

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Verses to Live By: Spring and Summer

Contributing Editor Rick Hamlin shares Scripture that speaks to us in this time of rebirth and renewal.

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Daily Devotional

The author of Guideposts’ popular 60 Days of Prayer highlights the benefits of spending time with God.

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Prayers God Wants to Hear

6 Prayers God Most Wants to Hear from You

Using the Lord’s Prayer as a template, these words of affirmation, praise and forgiveness make a good plan for daily devotions.

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Prayers for 2021

What Are Your Top Prayers for the Year?

A new year can be about goals and resolutions, but it can also be about something much, much bigger.

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