Prayer Stories

A song of love for a mom

A Surprising Song at a Mom’s Funeral

To sing is to pray twice, even with a tune from a beloved movie musical.

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Prayers for a marriage

How to Pray for Perspective in a Marriage

When feeling angry at your spouse, ask God to remind you of the bigger picture. 

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Praying in Jesus' name

What It Really Means to Pray ‘In Jesus’ Name’

The words are common, but do we understand their importance?

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Praying for success

Rebekah of the Bible: An Answered Prayer for Success

A surprise encounter offers insights for how to pray for a good day.

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Praying for those you've yet to meet

Do You Only Pray for People You Know?

How to inject some new life into your prayer practice by praying for those you’ve yet to meet.

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Praying for others when you're scared

How to Pray for Others When You’re Scared

As a mom worries about her son’s possible exposure to Coronavirus, she realizes whom she must pray for.

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Happy Birthday prayers

7 Ways to Pray for Someone on Their Birthday

Make someone's day extra special with a card, text or email. 

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Reading about Sarah of the Bible

Sarah of the Bible: When God Makes You Laugh

An example of what can happen when we open ourselves up to God's presence. 

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What The Revelation says about prayer

What the Last Book in the Bible Says About Prayer

When it comes to wondering how God receives your prayers, turn to The Revelation.

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The Hamlin family

An Answered Prayer at a Mother’s Death

A longtime prayer request shared by a mother and son is granted.

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Pray for the people in your dreams

Should You Pray for the People in Your Dreams?

Five ways to pray for those who pop up in your dreams. 

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The prayer of Abraham, "here I am."

How to Always Be Ready for Whatever Life Brings

In the Bible, Abraham uttered three perfect words of prayer in answer to God’s call.

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