Power of Prayer

The power of prayer is undeniable to those who pray regularly. True stories of prayer making a difference in a moment, a life, or the world inspire each of us to examine and strengthen our faith life regularly. Reach deep inside to access the power of praying to change our lives and change our hearts.

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When Faith Empowers Us to Endure the Impossible

If anger, resentment and bitterness beckon, it’s God’s love that can answer.

Rick Hamlin with his father's Bible; photo by Jim Anness

A Handwritten Prayer Gave Him a Deeper Understanding of His Late Father

He thought he knew his father well: his devotion to family, his solid faith. A slip of paper in a forgotten Bible revealed more.

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How to Hold the Promise of Easter Forever

There’s always hope of new life—not just on one Sunday in spring but day after day after day.

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How to Pray in Light of the Resurrection

After the early Christians encountered the risen Christ, they prayed boldly and powerfully. So can we.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Guideposts' 50th Annual Good Friday Day of Prayer

Ty'Ann Brown, VP of Ministries, invites you to take part in Guideposts' 50th Annual Good Friday Day of Prayer on April 2, 2021.

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Why Folks Who Pray Never Give Up

The power of a prayer chain uplifts a family.

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Daily Devotional

The author of Guideposts’ popular 60 Days of Prayer highlights the benefits of spending time with God through devotions and prayer.

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When It’s Powerful to Repeat a Prayer

The daily renewal of certain prayers can deepen our connection to God.

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3 Ways to Pray for the Power to Forgive

Forgiveness takes work. Here’s how we, with God’s help, can make it happen.

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Healing

3 Ways to Pray for Healing from the Bible

Examples of when Jesus answered desperate prayers for help with miracles.

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What Jesus Said About the Importance of Solitude

Six examples from the Bible about finding perspective and power from spending some time alone

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How to find Christmas Peace

How to Find Peace This Christmas

The inspiring story behind the hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul”

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Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer 2020

Join us for an uplifting Facebook Live on Monday, November 23 at 1:00 pm (EST) and send us your prayer requests now. 

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A Prayer for Today

This evergreen prayer from 1968 on peace and unity still holds true to this day.

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