Faith and Prayer

Faith is a source of comfort and hope in everyday life and when you grapple with profound questions. Your faith life is enriched through prayer as well as when you read daily devotions. Bible verses can deepen your faith and offer strength and joy for each day. Prayer stories remind us of the power of prayer.

Martin Luther

12 Masters of Prayer

Artists learn to paint by imitating the masters; can praying people do something similar? 

Bible verses about prayer

7 Bible Verses About Prayer

Prayer takes practice. And God’s Word offers some of the best advice about it.

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Daily Guideposts

Daily Guideposts 2018: Sharing the Material of Life

In this inspirational devotional, writers put the events of their daily lives into sharp spiritual focus.

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Praise

Reclaim the Lost Art of Praise

In a season of giving thanks for what you have, don’t forget to give praise for what God offers.

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8 things to love about your Bible

8 Things to Love About Your Bible

Rediscovering the delight and hope provided in the pages of God’s Word.

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Faith

The Audacity of Faith

When our human strength is depleted, faith connects us to the source of power.

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 Prayer Tips with Ty'Ann: How to Find Words to Pray

Prayer Tips with Ty'Ann: How to Find Words to Pray

Do you sit down to pray and feel lost at where to start?

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A family on Thanksgiving holding hands in prayer around the dinner table.

Expect a Blessing This Thanksgiving

Start a tradition of thanking God for gifts to come.

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Sleep

7 Prayers to Help You Sleep

Can’t sleep? It could be related to your prayer life. Here are some prayers that offer comfort and rest.

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A collection of purple Advent candles in a church.

Get Ready for Advent

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale gives insight on preparing your heart for Advent in this classic devotion from Daily Guideposts.

Join us for Thanksgiving Day of Prayer

Watch Our Thanksgiving Day of Prayer Video

Let OurPrayer staff and caring community pray for you and your loved ones on Thanksgiving Day of Prayer, Monday, November 20. Send your prayer requests.

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Child praying

How to Pray Like a Child

Expertise is not required to pray effectively. Instead, focus on humility, honesty and simplicity.

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Candace Payne, the mom who became an internet sensation thanks to a Chewbacca mask

How Chewbacca Mom's Prayer Was Answered

The mother of two who became an internet sensation had one seemingly unattainable dream: To take her family to Disney World.

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Facebook prayers

My Facebook Prayers

I do appreciate hearing about the reasons people are celebrating and the reasons they need help. They can offer real cause for prayer.

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