How to Pray

Answered Prayers

Guidance from the Gospel on How God Answers Prayer

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

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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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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How to pray through Holy Week

How to Pray Through Holy Week

Embracing days filled with both dread and joy.

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Garden of Gethsemane

How Jesus Prayed When He Was Overwhelmed

Awaiting His fate in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus shows us seven ways to pray when it feels all but impossible.

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Bless yourself with these prayers

Bless Yourself with These 9 Bible Prayers

Love and peace, joy and grace. We wish these for our loved ones—and for ourselves.

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How to pray for others

How to Find the Time to Pray for Others

If your prayer list feels overwhelming, here are simple ways you can pray throughout the day.

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Turn worry into prayer

How to Turn Your Worries into Prayers

If faith can move mountains, it can move some molehills too.

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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.

Praying under pressure

How to Pray When You’re in a Hurry

When you’re rushed and under pressure, here are four ways to keep praying.

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Reading the Psalms

4 Ways to Pray the Psalms

Here are some tools to using them in your daily prayer life.

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Write a prayer

Write a Prayer to Start Every Day

Sometimes you need a prayer tailored to your special challenges and needs.

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Walking and praying

Why You Should Walk and Pray at the Same Time

It doesn’t have to be long, and it can be anywhere. But you’re sure to see something new that feeds into your prayer life.

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