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How to both read and pray the Bible

How to Both Read and Pray the Bible

A Guideposts editor uses an ancient prayer practice while riding the subway on his way to work.

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Bible prayers for grief

Bible Prayers for the 5 Stages of Grief

Loss always produces grief, and grief begs to be expressed. And the Bible can teach us how valuable prayer is in the grieving process.

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Guideposts executive editor Rick Hamlin

Rick Hamlin on the Practice of Contemplative Prayer

Guideposts executive editor Rick Hamlin explores the centuries-old practice of contemplative prayer, offering practical  tips that may help you enrich your own prayer life. 

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Prayer Tips with Ty'Ann: Love in Action

Prayer Tips with Ty'Ann: Love in Action

Try this prayer tip from Ty'Ann and let the people in your life know how much they mean to you.

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Make Your Lenten Confession Fun

Make Your Lenten Confession Fun

How one family takes a meaningful look at misdeeds and then, at Easter, redemption

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Prayer Tips with Ty'Ann Brown

Prayer Tips with Ty'Ann: Selfless Love

When you feel down and need a boost of God's love, turn to this prayer tip from Ty'Ann.

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Lost wallet and keys

A Prayer for Lost Things

As we pray for things lost, let's rejoice in things discovered.

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How to use a prayer book

6 Ways to Use a Prayer Book

It felt weird at first for me, saying prayers from a book. But not anymore.  

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Prayer meeting

My Kind of Prayer Meeting

This pastor hated prayer meetings. Until…

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Prayer for 2018

Chart a New Prayer Course in 2018

Would you say your prayer life was great this past year? If not, why not try a new direction? Here are 6 suggestions.

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First Christmas

How Did They Pray at the First Christmas?

7 ways to emulate the angels, magi, shepherds and others who prayed at the manger in Bethlehem

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Christmas prayer prompts

20 Christmas Prayer Prompts

These prayer starters will lead you down a meaningful path to the celebration of the Incarnation.

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