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.

A Powerful Word to Pray

One Powerful Word to Pray

How to energize your life and the lives around you with a prayer rich in meaning

Pray with imagination

Why You Should Use Your Imagination When You Pray

To envision the healing and positive outcomes in the lives of family and friends, as well as yourself, offers a powerful prayer tool.

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Jesus Sees Your Potential

A beautiful reminder that salvation is possible for everyone.

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Praying the Psalms

5 Ways the Psalms Can Help Your Prayers

For guidance, understanding, wisdom and comfort, these words can give voice to your prayers.

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Spirit Lifting: God's Hidden Blessings

This devotional reminds us that all of our favorite things are sent from God.

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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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Prayer Power: Embracing Change

Change is a constant—especially these days. These four prayers can help  you manage the transitions.

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What Prayer Can Do: God Had Been There All Along

She had been asking God for help with her young son’s issues. Then a simple moment reminded her that He was always there.

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Pray the Golden Rule

Ways to Practice the Golden Rule When You Pray

Why not pray for others as you’d want them to pray for you?

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A Nudge from the Holy Spirit

Act on the subtle prompts in your life.

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Jesus Is the Ultimate Life Coach

Do you have a dream or goal you’re longing to achieve?

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A Connection Between Retirement and the Biblical Story of Daniel

A lesson learned about using your gifts at any age.

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A place to pray

Why You Should Find a Regular Place to Pray

Just as you may have consistent daily prayer time, a chosen spot can help as well.

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Pray a word a day

New Guideposts Devotional: Pray a Word a Day

When it comes to prayer, one word can be life-changing.

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