Faith, Prayer & Devotions

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.

Trinity prayers

Why It’s Important to Let the Trinity Be Part of Your Prayers

God as three persons—this sometimes baffling concept can fill us with wonder and awe.

A sunrise in the desert

When God Feels Distant

Sometimes God’s presence seems far away. When you fee ...

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Bird on a wire

Staying Focused

As Mom and I were strolling along the pedestrian mall, I noticed that the jewelry store across th ...

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A mother converses with her young daughter

Be a Helper

This scripture contains the first “not good” in the Bible. God wants us to live in fellowship ...

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Adult woman and senior mother

Bills!

It’s so easy to fall into the deep trap of self-pity ...

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Full moon

In His Hands

God holds the entire universe together. He is the caretaker of the world. When you feel like you ...

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Starlit night sky

All Who Wander

I was a mere minute from arriving at home, but a dog wandering along the road changed everything. ...

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Offering comfort

How to Pray in the Aftermath of a Tragic Loss

God is here to comfort the afflicted, and God is here to change this world.

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Edward Grinnan

A Duty of Faith That Goes Beyond Thoughts and Prayers

In the wake of another mass shooting, searching for a way to bring about change

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American flags

This Memorial Day, Pray Hebrews 11 for Your Loved Ones

These prayers honor the heroism and sacrifice of the dead while deepening and sustaining the faith of the living.

Vegetable harvest

A Life-Giving Surprise

I was pulling fresh vegetables out of the refrigerator ...

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A woman in church

Love God Above All

Brother Lawrence, a seventeenth-century lay monk, found joy “seeking Him only and nothing else, ...

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Knee pain

How Does Your Faith Help with Chronic Pain?

When you are seeking relief from suffering, both physically and spiritually

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Rocky cliff overlooking a river

Accepting the Journey

The note from my husband, John, stopped me cold. He’d written in my birthday card, “Many than ...

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A woman prays at sunrise

Peace in a Chaotic World

Throughout Scripture, there are many examples of God bringing peace. From the israelites at the ...

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Rick Hamlin

7 Bible Verses to Celebrate Pentecost

It’s time to wish the church “Happy Birthday!”

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