Prayer Stories

Prayer stories nurture faith and renew hope. The power of prayer can't be denied. Prayer can change circumstances or change perspectives, transforming lives and strengthening faith. Anyone who has ever experienced an answered prayer knows that every prayer story is a chance to move forward in your faith journey, relationships, career, or health.

Couple grieving

When Faith Empowers Us to Endure the Impossible

If anger, resentment and bitterness beckon, it’s God’s love that can answer.

Praying through tragedy

10 Bible Passages (and a Hymn) to Pray When Tragedy Strikes

When your heart and mind find it hard to pray, these words may help.

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Grace and Edward in the woods

How God Used My Dog to Teach Me a Lesson

We are urged by the Bible to wait on the Lord. But sometimes there are obstacles.

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Pray without ceasing

6 Ways to ‘Pray Without Ceasing’

That biblical phrase can feel intimidating—how do I do that? But here are a few ways to try.

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Healing

3 Ways to Pray for Healing from the Bible

Examples of when Jesus answered desperate prayers for help with miracles.

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Praying over family photos

How Family Photos Can Inspire Prayer

One father’s prayer practice helps him feel connected to family far away.

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Hot Cross Buns; Shutterstock

4 Traditional Ways to Observe Good Friday at Home

Eat hot cross buns, make a delicious fish dish, pray the Stations of the Cross and be part of a special Day of Prayer.

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Rick Hamlin with his father's Bible; photo by Jim Anness

A Handwritten Prayer Gave Him a Deeper Understanding of His Late Father

He thought he knew his father well: his devotion to family, his solid faith. A slip of paper in a forgotten Bible revealed more.

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Easter lillies

How to Hold the Promise of Easter Forever

There’s always hope of new life—not just on one Sunday in spring but day after day after day.

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Answered Prayers

Guidance from the Gospel on How God Answers Prayer

Does a loving, caring God ever say “no”?

Christ is risen

How to Pray in Light of the Resurrection

After the early Christians encountered the risen Christ, they prayed boldly and powerfully. So can we.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Guideposts' 50th Annual Good Friday Day of Prayer

Ty'Ann Brown, VP of Ministries, invites you to take part in Guideposts' 50th Annual Good Friday Day of Prayer on April 2, 2021.

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How to pray through Holy Week

How to Pray Through Holy Week

Embracing days filled with both dread and joy.

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Cross at sunset with sunlight and orange clouds

Join Us for Guideposts’ 50th Annual Good Friday Day of Prayer

Celebrate this amazing milestone with us—submit your prayer requests, join the Facebook Live and so much more.

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