Persistent Prayer

Unanswered prayers may contain messages all their own. Persistent prayer is one way to respond to unanswered prayers, and persistence in prayer is always a good idea. Learn from others' prayer stories to see how they coped with unanswered prayers and to look for ways to deepen your prayer life.

Bestselling author Debbie Macomber

Debbie Macomber on the Blessings of Prayer Journaling

The beloved bestselling author shares how her daily practice of recording her prayers in a journal has bolstered her faith and resulted in hundreds of answered prayers.

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Giving Thanks When Things Don't Go Your Way

Gratitude can be found in less than ideal circumstances

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Someone Cares: 12:31

A daily reminder to pray improves a former professional athlete's life immensely.

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Like any commitment, daily practice makes you stronger.

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3 Ways to Cope with Unanswered Prayers

How to hang on and trust God to be true to His promise of provision

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Good Friday–Triumph Over Suffering

Jesus teaches us not to love suffering, but how we must not avoid it.

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When I Don’t See Answers to My Prayers

Rely on this helpful tip when you feel discouraged God isn't answering your prayer.

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Don’t Quit…Just Start Over

Learn the value of persevering with renewed purpose.

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When Prayers Go Unanswered

My spiritual models and mentors keep on praying through it all, persevering.

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Praying Until Something Happens

Don’t stop praying through a tough situation. God will answer.

Reverend Pablo Diaz

A Child's Question: How Does Prayer Work?

His daughter's struggle with unanswered prayer helps him find the words to overcome a test of faith.

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Making Prayer a Priority

Not praying impacts your spiritual readiness to face the challenges of the day.

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Prayer blogger Rick Hamlin

My Favorite Parable About Prayer

Jesus tells us that we should be insistent and keep praying until we get an answer.

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Finding Faith Through Frustration

Some days life feels too hard. It’s tempting to despair. But I find it helpful to remember what Job did...

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