Answered Prayers

Stories of answered prayers can strengthen our faith and offer hope and reassurance. While we don't know what causes God to answer prayer, we strive to pray from a place of authenticity and humility. When you are in a challenging moment, remember answered prayers in your own lives and the lives of those around you.

Thanksgiving Day Of Prayer 2018

Guideposts' celebrates prayer by coming together to show how thankful we truly are for all of the blessings we've received throughout the year.

Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt: His Faith Journey and Recent Engagement

How faith has shaped the life and career of one of Hollywood’s biggest stars.

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Peaceful sunset landscape over a pond as a flock of birds fly.

Shawnelle Eliasen: Not-Yet Answered Prayer

Shawnelle Eliasen shares her not-yet answered prayer.

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The Dog Who Was an Answer to a Prayer

The Dog Who Was an Answer to a Prayer

Wren Thomas shares how his service dog, Beaux, has helped him cope with PTSD after Wren was kidnapped by Nigerian pirates.

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Answered prayer

How One Prayer Was Answered in a Day

Every once in a while, a response from God comes much faster, if I’m awake and alert to notice it.

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4 One-Word Prayers

4 One-Word Prayers

These open-ended prayers offer unexpected blessings from God.

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Prayer That Is Answered Immediately

Our camping vacation was spared, thanks to prayer.

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Persistent prayer

How to Wait for an Answer to Your Prayers

Prayer requires us to believe, be patient and pray frequently while trusting God’s will.

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Mountain moving faith

3 Ways to Have Faith Like Jesus

Pray boldly. Go out on a limb. Pray for things that can’t happen without God’s intervention.

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Prayer and Personal Change: Living by Faith

Prayer and Personal Change: Living by Faith

Pablo Diaz talks about keeping faith through hard times. 

A pregnant woman holding her baby bump as she lounges on a couch.

Connected by an Amazing Answered Prayer

The chance encounter that changed her life.

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Rev. John Newton

Rev. John Newton, the Pastor Who Wrote 'Amazing Grace'

One of the world's most beloved hymns was written by a onetime slave trader who repented, turned his life over to God and became an ordained minister and an ardent abolitionist.

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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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Butterfly

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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