Prayer

Prayer stories nurture faith and renew hope. The power of prayer can't be denied. Prayer can change circumstances or change perspectives, transforming lives and strengthening faith. Anyone who has ever experienced an answered prayer knows that every prayer story is a chance to move forward in your faith journey, relationships, career, or health.

Praying as you walk outside

Summer—A Great Time to Take a Prayer Walk

Here are some pointers for incorporating the sights and sounds of the season into your God time.

A woman reads her Bible in a field of yellow flowers

Prayer Power: Summer with God

Here are six ways you can experience spiritual growth this summer.

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A parting of the clouds

What Prayer Can Do: Our Viewfinder

Would an Air Force pilot's prayer for clearing clouds during a vital reconnaissance mission be answered?

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Balsora Baptist Church fire cross miracle stories of hope power of prayer

A Sign of Hope from God After a Fire

Only a cross remained after Balsora Baptist Church in Texas went up in flames. 

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How to pray for others

3 Bible Verses to Help Us Pray for Others

It’s also another way of feeling God’s understanding and compassion.

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Praying past distrations

5 Ways to Drive Off Distractions When You Pray

Try some of these tips to give your prayer time more energy and focus.

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Rick Hamlin

3 Short Bible Verses to Pray When You’re Overwhelmed

A prayerful—and direct—guide from the Apostle Paul.

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Dream big, pray big

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Praying

Inspiration to dream big and pray big

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Pray A Word A Day devotional prayer practice morning prayers

Read a Free Excerpt from 'Pray a Word a Day'—Now Back in Stock!

This bestselling Guideposts devotional centers your prayers around a specific word each day.

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How Jesus can teach us to pray

5 Ways Jesus Can Help You Pray

Steps to model our own prayers after His

Praying with a child

5 Great Times to Pray the Aaronic Blessing

The Bible’s most well-known and oft-repeated benediction can touch lives throughout the day.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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