Bob Hostetler

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Personality and prayer
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How Does Personality Affect Your Prayer?

Discovering and understanding your personality can be an aid to prayer.

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Pray like incense, oil and tears
Power of Prayer

When Prayers Are Like Oil, Incense and Tears

3 metaphors from the Bible that will help you envision praying in new and powerful ways

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Don't be too shy to ask for prayer
Power of Prayer

Don’t Be Too Shy to Ask for Prayer

People love to draw closer to others in prayer. Open yourself up to that offering.

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Singing praise of God
Power of Prayer

5 Ways to Sing Your Praise to God

Music is the key that opens our hearts and mouths in this important part of prayer.

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Pray for each church you pass
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Pray for Every Church You Pass

How many churches do you see on your daily commute? Around your neighborhood? On the way to the grocery store or mall?

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Keep watch as you pray.
Power of Prayer

4 Reasons to ‘Keep Watch’ as You Pray for Others

Why did Jesus ask his friends to pray with Him? And what does that teach us? 

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4 ways the spirit can help us to pray.
Power of Prayer

4 Ways the Spirit Can Help Us to Pray

We don't always have to pray on our own. The Bible encourages us to ask for help. Here's how.

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Using ribbons as prayer reminders
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Ribbons as Reminders to Pray for Others

Backyard bushes that are filled with ribbons. And every ribbon is a prayer.

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The cure for worry is prayer
Power of Prayer

You Can Worry, or You Can Pray

The cure for worry is not worrying less. It is praying more. 

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4 hard prayers to pray
Power of Prayer

4 Prayers That Are Seldom Easy But Always Worth It

These four “hard prayers” are not only biblical; they will also deepen and broaden your praying while enriching your life. 

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