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.

Proud American Karen Jason

Proud to Be an American: A New Citizen Celebrates Her Adopted Country

An immigrant from India wondered if she and her family were doing the right thing by committing to American citizenship. Would her prayer for assurance be answered?

When you desperately need a prayer

When You Desperately Need a Prayer

If you find yourself at a loss for words, here are some right out the Bible.

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Fear Conquers Faith

Faith Pushes Fear Aside

What are you afraid of? In which specific situation you’re facing is Jesus telling you “do not be afraid”?

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6 summer prayers

6 Summer Prayers

A new season offers inspiration to refresh your daily prayer habit.

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Bible Verses for a Good Night's Sleep

Bible Verses for a Good Night's Sleep

God’s Word can bring you peace and comfort in the darkest of night. Don’t let your worries keep you up at night! Reflect on these Scriptures to help you rest in His presence.

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Visit a church on summer vacation.

Visit a Church This Summer

The surprising benefits of attending a church where you don’t know a soul.

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Daily Devotion: God Will Supply Your Needs

Daily Devotion: God Will Supply Your Needs

Is there something your heart desires today? Trust the Lord to provide everything you need in Jesus.

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Approach Life with a Forgiving Heart

Approach Life with a Forgiving Heart

Tips gleaned from Scripture to help you let go of anger and frustration and approach life with a forgiving heart.

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Why you should pray

5 Ways Prayer Can Help You

No matter when and where you pray, your life can be changed in key areas through its daily practice.

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When God wants you to stay put.

Does God Want You to Stay Put?

Learning to be thankful for the circumstances that you’re in.

Seeking more silence and prayer

6 Ways to Find More Quiet Time

How the sounds of silence can clear a little space in your life–and your soul–to keep company with God

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Dottie Pratchard

The Prayer That Rescued Her from the Rapids

Dottie Pratchard recalls a harrowing close call she experienced while rafting down the South Fork of the American River and the prayer that changed everything for her.

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A family celebrates Trinity Sunday.

Trinity Sunday Is All About Love

God’s love for his only Son, Christ’s love for God, the Holy Spirit reaching out to guide, love and protect us.

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Waiting for God's answer while we pray.

6 Ways to Wait for God's Answer to Your Prayers

In an impatient world, the person who prays must learn to wait on God. Here’s how to do that.

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