Faith and Prayer

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Spirit Lifting: Dare

This devotion reminds us that facing up to our fears often brings rich rewards.

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Why ‘Please’ and ‘Thank You’ Belong in Your Prayers

Making manners matter when you petition the Lord

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God and Your Stress

Times of stress make us aware of how much we need Jesus’s grace and power.

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Important Life Lesson from a Puppy

Why you should make intentional efforts to let those we love know we delight in being with them.

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How to Speak to God with Just One Syllable

Our prayers can contain just one breath of a word to unleash the biggest, most wondrous concepts ever.

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How Two Hummingbirds Summoned Her Strength

The pandemic lockdown isolated and worried her. But then two birds encouraged her to stay strong. 

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His Dog Taught Him a Lesson in Love

Gracie the golden retriever—and a nudge from God—showed him that love doesn’t always come easy. 

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The Power of Adding Just One Word to Your Prayers

It doesn’t take much to extend your prayers’ reach to people and places around the world.

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A Mother Learns a Lesson in Letting Go

The detour she took led her down an eye-opening road.

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Her Injured Dog Taught Her to Trust in God

A trip to the vet became a lesson in overcoming doubt.

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How Saying Grace at Dinner Is a Time to Talk to God

The deeper stuff of the day can come out as a family gathers around the table.

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31 Days of Bible Prayers

How to guide and enrich your daily time with God

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