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.

Head bowed in prayer

Why Bowing is an Essential Part of Prayer Life

Here are five indispensable things it can do for us.

Tapping technique to reduce anxiety

Tapping—Another Helpful Way to Pray

Adding a spiritual twist to a technique that helps ease stress and anxiety.

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Making time for prayer

Stop Everything and Talk with God

Tips to bring your attention back to prayer and reclaim your time with God.

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Sense of smell

How Our Sense of Smell Can Enrich Our Prayers

Has a fragrance or aroma ever triggered an emotional response? Use that power when you pray.

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The Lord's Prayer

The Seven Prayers in the Lord’s Prayer

These simple, oft-repeated words carry a deep connection to God.

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Farmer surveying fields

A Prayer for Farmers and Farm Communities

This litany offers words of relief and appreciation for farm families facing rising costs and temperatures.

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Pray like never before

Pray ‘Never Before’ Prayers

Is there something you haven’t asked of God? Maybe it’s time.

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Amy Grant and Tamela Mann and Bear Grylls discuss how to pray

How to Pray: Favorite Prayer Spots

Ever wonder where to pray? These inspiring celebrities—like Amy Grant, Tamela Mann, and Bear Grylls—share their favorite places to connect with God.

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Praying through doubt

One Bible Prayer to Help You Get Through Doubt

When your faith is flagging, these eight words can reconnect you with God.

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Rick Hamlin

Why God’s Answer to Prayer Is Always ‘Yes!’

What’s behind getting to the truth of God’s desires for you.

Rick Hamlin

A New Name for a Favorite Devotional

Daily Guideposts is now Walking in Grace! An annual collection to enrich your faith and connect you with God.

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Getting quiet

6 Ways to Get Quiet and Pray

There is hope, even for the most distressed and distracted among us.

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Praying as you walk outside

Summer—A Great Time to Take a Prayer Walk

Here are some pointers for incorporating the sights and sounds of the season into your God time.

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How Jesus can teach us to pray

5 Ways Jesus Can Help You Pray

Steps to model our own prayers after His

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A woman reads her Bible in a field of yellow flowers

Prayer Power: Summer with God

Here are six ways you can experience spiritual growth this summer.

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A parting of the clouds

What Prayer Can Do: Our Viewfinder

Would an Air Force pilot's prayer for clearing clouds during a vital reconnaissance mission be answered?

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