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.

A Powerful Word to Pray

One Powerful Word to Pray

How to energize your life and the lives around you with a prayer rich in meaning

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Prayer Power: Embracing Change

Change is a constant—especially these days. These four prayers can help  you manage the transitions.

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What Prayer Can Do: God Had Been There All Along

She had been asking God for help with her young son’s issues. Then a simple moment reminded her that He was always there.

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Pentecost, the Church's birthday

5 Prayers for Pentecost, the Church’s Birthday

What happened when the apostles gathered in the upper room almost 2,000 years ago enriches how we pray today.

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Praying through addiction

12 Scriptures to Help You Pray Through Recovery

We are all recovering from something, if not addiction. Here are some Bible verses to help.

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12 Refreshing Spring Devotions to Uplift Your Spirit

We hope these devotions bring hope and cultivate spiritual growth for you and your loved ones so that you can flourish in this season of renewal.

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Couple grieving

When Faith Empowers Us to Endure the Impossible

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

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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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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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Pray with imagination

Why You Should Use Your Imagination When You Pray

To envision the healing and positive outcomes in the lives of family and friends, as well as yourself, offers a powerful prayer tool.

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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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Christ is risen

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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Prayer chain

Why Folks Who Pray Never Give Up

The power of a prayer chain uplifts a family.

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