Bob Hostetler

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Prayers that rhyme
How to Pray

Find the Surprising Power of Prayers That Rhyme

How the poets of Scripture show us a new depth and breadth of expression.

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Praying through tragedy
How to Pray

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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Healing
Power of Prayer

3 Ways to Pray for Healing from the Bible

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

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Christ is risen
Power of Prayer

How to Pray in Light of the Resurrection

After the early Christians encountered the risen Christ, they prayed boldly and powerfully. So can we.

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Garden of Gethsemane
How to Pray

How Jesus Prayed When He Was Overwhelmed

Awaiting His fate in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus shows us seven ways to pray when it feels all but impossible.

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Bless yourself with these prayers
How to Pray

Bless Yourself with These 9 Bible Prayers

Love and peace, joy and grace. We wish these for our loved ones—and for ourselves.

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Praying under pressure
How to Pray

How to Pray When You’re in a Hurry

When you’re rushed and under pressure, here are four ways to keep praying.

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Write a prayer
How to Pray

Write a Prayer to Start Every Day

Sometimes you need a prayer tailored to your special challenges and needs.

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Prayers from heaven
How to Pray

How Your Loved Ones in Heaven Can Continue to Pray

It’s possible to receive encouragement from ancestors we have never met.

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4 new ways to observe Lent
How to Pray

How to Observe Lent in a Different Way This Year

4 ways to shift the focus of your prayers and spiritual practices

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