Bible

Refresh your prayer practice
How to Pray

6 Biblical Qualities of God to Use in Your Prayers

If you’re trying to breathe new life into your prayer routine, focus on these words to grow in your faith.

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Pray like jazz
How to Pray

How Prayer Can Be Like Playing Jazz

Just like a musical form that allows for creative roaming and riffs within a framework, the same can be done when you pray.

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Luanne Holzloehner and her husband Hans. Credit: courtesy Peggy Frezon
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

A Caregiver Is Reassured by the Universal Language of Love

Her husband changed as his dementia advanced, but a tender gesture proved he still cared.

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Praying through addiction
Prayers for Recovery

12 Scriptures to Help You Pray Through Recovery

We are all recovering from something, if not addiction. Here are some Bible verses to help.

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Answered Prayers
How to Pray

Guidance from the Gospel on How God Answers Prayer

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

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Praying through tragedy
Prayers for Strength

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
How 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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Grace and Edward in the woods
Dogs

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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Healing
How to Pray

3 Ways to Pray for Healing from the Bible

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

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

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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