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.

26 Days of Advent with Norman Vincent Peale

Advent, Day 2: The Mistake That Proved a Blessing

On this, the second day of Advent, we share an inspiring story from Dr. Norman Vincent Peale about forgiveness and redemption at Christmastime.

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How the Transfiguration of Jesus Reminds Us of God's Glory

Reflecting on the moment when Jesus became radiant on the mountain can help us transform our own lives.

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A Community Comes Together for Healing

In this excerpt from Daily Guideposts, our annual collection of uplifting devotions, Carla Hendricks shares an inspiring account of her Tennessee community’s efforts to achieve racial unity.

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Prayers waiting for a child to be born

How to Pray While Awaiting a Birth

When waiting for a child to be born, here are five prayers of hope and expectation for family and friends.

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Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer 2020

Join us for an uplifting Facebook Live on Monday, November 23 at 1:00 pm (EST) and send us your prayer requests now. 

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Bible verses for grief

6 Bible Verses to Comfort the Grieving

Over the holidays, many of us will struggle with losses from the past year. Here are passages of Scripture to ease your way through grief.

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4 New Ways to Give Thanks

The Thanksgiving table tradition of sharing what we’re thankful for gets a few fresh takes.

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When God Says No

Have you been praying and crying for God to change your circumstances?

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Praying the Apostles Creed

A New Way to Pray the Apostles’ Creed

A slight personal change to an ancient prayer makes it even more precious.

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26 Days of Advent with Norman Vincent Peale

Advent, Day 1: How to Have Christmas in Your Soul

For the first day of Advent, here are 10 tips from Guideposts founder Norman Vincent Peale for experiencing spiritual growth during the Christmas season.

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A Devotion for When You Are Grieving

Ask Jesus to bless you in your loss.

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A Prayer for Today

This evergreen prayer from 1968 on peace and unity still holds true to this day.

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Prayers for health

4 Prayers to Keep You Healthy

Of course we pray when sick, but here are ways to pray for ongoing and better health.

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When You Can’t Sleep

In anxious moments, when you can’t find peace of mind or rest in body, you can turn to Jesus.

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