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.

Prayers for Advent

What Kind of Prayers Do We Make in Advent?

Something is coming. Something big—bigger than we could ever guess.

A woman prays in the morning

Prayer Power: Start Your Day Off Right

Here are six steps for beginning your morning—and continuing your day—with prayer.

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Kristy Dewberry with husband Don; photo Shevaun Williams

What Prayer Can Do: Healing Our Divisions

Political disagreements were making her family get-togethers tense. A change in focus proved to be the solution.

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Talk to yourself in prayer

Why Not Talk to Yourself When You Pray?

For some, it’s a habit. For others, it’s a quirk. In prayer, it can be effective.

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Rick Hamlin

6 Bible Verses to Help You Pray Through Your Fears

It’s easy to say “don’t be afraid,” but here’s scripture to help you face what frightens you.

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Guideposts editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan

Join us for Guideposts' Thanksgiving Day of Prayer Facebook Live Event

Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan invites you to join him as he and VP of Ministries Ty'Ann Brown converse on the topic, "Gratitude in Any Circumstance."

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Pray the I Am Statements of Jesus

For a Fresh Way to Pray, Try the 'I Am' Sayings of Jesus

If you feel stuck in a prayer rut, these seven statements from the Bible can help.

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Thanksgiving Day of Prayer

Join Us for a Thanksgiving Day of Prayer: Grateful in Any Circumstance

The perfect antidote to tough times? Acknowledging our blessings. We want to hear yours!

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries

Join us for Guideposts' Thanksgiving Day of Prayer 2021

Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' VP of Ministries, invites you to join her and Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan on our Thanksgiving Day of Prayer for an inspiring online discussion entitled "Grateful in Any Circumstance."

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Mary visited by the angel

How to Praise God, Just Like Mary

A closer look at the Magnificat, as we prepare for Christ’s birth

Praying in the dentist chair

A Perfect Place to Pray: The Dentist’s Chair

While you’re held captive, mouth opened wide, why not get to work on your prayer list?

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Prayers from a dark place

4 Ways I Pray When in a Dark Place

Like the prophet Jonah, swallowed by a fish, there are ways to reach out to God.

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Rick Hamlin

Let Us Know What You’re Grateful For

In a season of thankfulness, how is God moving in your life?

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Fighting depression with gratitude

How Prayers of Gratitude Can Help You Fight Depression

The power of shifting your attention from what’s wrong to what’s right

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Aging with grace

Bible Prayers for Aging with Grace

Each day, finding another chance to grow in faith through love and trust

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Pray like a Secret Santa

How to Pray Like a Secret Santa

Powerful ways to pray in the moment for just about anyone—including those you don’t know.

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