Faith and Prayer

Faith is a source of comfort and hope in everyday life and when you grapple with profound questions. Your faith life is enriched through prayer as well as when you read daily devotions. Bible verses can deepen your faith and offer strength and joy for each day. Prayer stories remind us of the power of prayer.
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Plan a 'Worry Hour' to Help Ease Anxiety

If you have difficulty letting go and letting God, try this.

Praying for others

5 Ways That I Pray for Others

A Guideposts editor offers his notes-to-self when it comes to honoring prayer requests.

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Understanding hardship

How Hardship Can Give Us the Tools to Do Good

Victor Frankl and Elie Wiesel survived pain and suffering during the Holocaust to make the world a better place. 

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Life Lesson from a Cat

After a stressful visit to the vet, some spiritual perspective on facing things we dread.

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Struggling to pray

7 Ways to Make Praying Easier

Praying can be hard sometimes; here's some tips to make it easier to prioritize this important practice. 

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Patton Dodd and his mom

A Life's Work of Prayer

Patton Dodd, co-author of The Prayer Wheel, looks back on his mom’s lifelong commitment to prayer.  

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Allow Jesus to Work in Your Life

Allow Jesus to Work in Your Life

The Lord Whom you read about in the Old Testament and New Testament is the same Lord involved in your life today.

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praying for others

3 Tips to Handle Prayer with Care

Try these helpful prayer tips the next time you tell someone, "I'll pray for you."

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Prayer as an aid to mental health

Prayer as an Aid to Mental Health

Learning to control what you can, and letting go of what you cannot, through steady and sincere prayers to God.

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Bible prayers not to pray

Better Ways to Pray These 4 Bible Verses

All things considered, the Bible offers many prayers that benefit and bless. But in some cases, you may want to try a different approach.

10 Steps to Help You Make the Right Decisions

Norman Vincent Peale shares simple steps to help you make right decisions.

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Phnesha Marchette and her daughters, Gabby and Gigi

A Voice Told Her to Take Up Painting, and She Heeded the Call

Struggling with anxiety and insomnia during a turbulent time in her life, Phnesha Marchette was given a stern set of orders by her physican: She was to take a leave of absbence from her stressful job. But how would she fill the idle hours?

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Personal Change Through God’s Grace

Through our faith in Him, all things are possible. He can change how we think, live and love.

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When you're feeling overwhelmed

When Life Just Stinks

There are days when it’s too much. But still, Jesus conquered death on the cross, and our broken hearts are salvaged.

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