Faith and Prayer

Couple grieving

When Faith Empowers Us to Endure the Impossible

If anger, resentment and bitterness beckon, it’s God’s love that can answer.

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Answered Prayers

Guidance from the Gospel on How God Answers Prayer

Does a loving, caring God ever say “no”?

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Praying through tragedy

10 Bible Passages (and a Hymn) to Pray When Tragedy Strikes

When your heart and mind find it hard to pray, these words may help.

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Struggling to pray

7 Ways to Pray When You’re Not in the Mood

These tips may not only usher you into a focus on prayer but may revive your passion for it as well.

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How God Used My Dog to Teach Me a Lesson

We are urged by the Bible to wait on the Lord. But sometimes there are obstacles.

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Jesus Will Never Let Go

You will find the sweetest rest in Jesus’ presence.

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Pray without ceasing

6 Ways to ‘Pray Without Ceasing’

That biblical phrase can feel intimidating—how do I do that? But here are a few ways to try.

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Healing

3 Ways to Pray for Healing from the Bible

Examples of when Jesus answered desperate prayers for help with miracles.

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Praying over family photos

How Family Photos Can Inspire Prayer

One father’s prayer practice helps him feel connected to family far away.

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4 Traditional Ways to Observe Good Friday at Home

Eat hot cross buns, make a delicious fish dish, pray the Stations of the Cross and be part of a special Day of Prayer.

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Rick Hamlin with his father's Bible; photo by Jim Anness

A Handwritten Prayer Gave Him a Deeper Understanding of His Late Father

He thought he knew his father well: his devotion to family, his solid faith. A slip of paper in a forgotten Bible revealed more.

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Easter lillies

How to Hold the Promise of Easter Forever

There’s always hope of new life—not just on one Sunday in spring but day after day after day.

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