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Pray for safety and protection
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10 Scripture Prayers for Safety and Protection

When you are feeling fearful, these verses from the Bible will bring comfort and ease.

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One-word Christmas prayers
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4 One-Word Prayers for Advent

Quiet moments of prayer do not have to be pushed aside in all the chaos leading up to Christmas.

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Enjoying silence
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7 Ways to Experience the Comfort of Silence

How to step away from the busyness of life and immerse yourself in peace and quiet.

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Prayers for safe travel
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7 Prayers for Safe Travels

If a trip is in your plans over the holidays, here’s how to ask for God’s protection.

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Evening prayers
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10 Best Evening Prayers from the Bible

Before you turn out your light for the night, pray some inspiring and comforting words from Scripture.

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10 Ways to Pray Away Fear
Power of Prayer

10 Ways to Pray Away Fear

How to use prayer to transform your fear into faith. 

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Pray with the Saints
Power of Prayer

6 Favorite Prayers from Heroes of Faith

From Saint Francis and Teresa of Avila to John Wesley and Thomas Merton, here are ways you can pray with luminaries of faith. 

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Why you should write in your Bible
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7 Reasons to Write in Your Bible

Marking up your Bible with a pen and highlighter as you read can actually add a new dimension to your prayer life.

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Pray with honesty
Power of Prayer

Why You Should Stop Sugarcoating Your Prayers

When something truly, deeply hurts, open up to God about it in prayer. Only then can healing begin.

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Praying in church
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Personal Ways to Pray During a Church Service

There's a lot of greeting, singing and reading in some churches. If you'd like to add a few more prayers to your personal worship, here are some suggestions.

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