Power of Prayer

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man and woman fishing for 12 prayers for summer

Rick Hamlin's 12 Prayers for Summer

In all that you do this summer, pray for God to reveal His glory to you.

a woman lies in the grass witnessing God's glory in creation

12 Prayers for Summer

Guideposts Executive Editor Rick Hamlin is sharing 12 prayers he's praying for. 

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How to pray when you're depressed.

How to Pray Through Depression

In dark times, your prayers may feel remote, robotic. Here's how to pray for and receive a deeper connection to God.

A stranger on a subway platform joins in making music for Jesus.

Jesus on the Subway

How a complete stranger on a subway platform becomes a friend in Jesus, making music out of nowhere.

Are you a giver or a receiver? There is joy in both.

Are You a Giver or a Taker?

People who lead meaningful lives get joy from giving to others. 

Give us this day our daily bread.

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

I find myself praying it, thinking of those for whom their daily bread is not to be taken for granted.

Praying in the darkness.

Praying for the Darkness to End

What is it about nighttime that magnifies fear?

a woman grieving the loss of her pet cat

A Peaceful Prayer in Her Moment of Grief

A grieving pet owner finds comfort in this excerpt from Guideposts Daily Planner 2016.

We ask for more of something good and loving, God responds.

Pray the 'Oliver Twist' Prayer

A prayer that recognizes the value of a moment or experience and simply—like a child—humbly asks God for more.

a group of three women sing together, one plays the guitar, Amazing Grace

'Amazing Grace' for Healing and Peace

When you sing with someone else, it’s like praying with someone else, and that power of “two or more gathered” is strong.

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