How to Pray

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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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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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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How to pray for others

3 Bible Verses to Help Us Pray for Others

It’s also another way of feeling God’s understanding and compassion.

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Praying past distrations

5 Ways to Drive Off Distractions When You Pray

Try some of these tips to give your prayer time more energy and focus.

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Rick Hamlin

3 Short Bible Verses to Pray When You’re Overwhelmed

A prayerful—and direct—guide from the Apostle Paul.

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Dream big, pray big

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Praying

Inspiration to dream big and pray big

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Praying with a child

5 Great Times to Pray the Aaronic Blessing

The Bible’s most well-known and oft-repeated benediction can touch lives throughout the day.

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