Prayer Stories

Bible verses for grief

6 Bible Verses to Comfort the Grieving

Over the holidays, many of us will struggle with losses from the past year. Here are passages of Scripture to ease your way through grief.

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Thanksgiving table

4 New Ways to Give Thanks

The Thanksgiving table tradition of sharing what we’re thankful for gets a few fresh takes.

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Praying the Apostles Creed

A New Way to Pray the Apostles’ Creed

A slight personal change to an ancient prayer makes it even more precious.

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Group of people around the world.

A Prayer for Today

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

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Prayers for health

4 Prayers to Keep You Healthy

Of course we pray when sick, but here are ways to pray for ongoing and better health.

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Praying for patience

5 Biblical Prayers for Patience

It doesn’t come easy for most of us, but there are a host of verses we can turn to.

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Advent Prayer Program

Join Our Advent Prayer Program

Feeling frazzled as Christmas approaches? Get our daily email and rediscover the peace and promise of Christmas.

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Prayer block

What to Do When Your Prayer Practice Is Stuck

Sometimes heaven seems closed. Your prayers go nowhere. Try these tips for a spiritual reboot.

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Pray like Jesus

How to Pray Like Jesus

The Bible is full of examples of how important prayer was to Jesus. Here are a few.

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Pray for strength not comfort

When You Should Pray to Be Bold, Not Comfortable

Take a cue from Biblical heroes and saints on how to shake things up through prayer.

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A family prays at the Thanksgiving table

A Thanksgiving Prayer, Answered

In this excerpt from Daily Guideposts, our annual collection of uplifting devotions, Patty Kirk shares an inspiring Thanksgiving memory.

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Deliver us from evil.

What It Really Means to Pray ‘Deliver Us from Evil’

Prayers have been answered when we say those four, powerful words.

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