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Christmas prayer prompts
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20 Christmas Prayer Prompts

These prayer starters will lead you down a meaningful path to the celebration of the Incarnation.

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Martin Luther
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12 Masters of Prayer

Artists learn to paint by imitating the masters; can praying people do something similar? 

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Praise
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Reclaim the Lost Art of Praise

In a season of giving thanks for what you have, don’t forget to give praise for what God offers.

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Sleep
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7 Prayers to Help You Sleep

Can’t sleep? It could be related to your prayer life. Here are some prayers that offer comfort and rest.

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Child praying
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How to Pray Like a Child

Expertise is not required to pray effectively. Instead, focus on humility, honesty and simplicity.

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7 prayers against the darkness
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7 Prayers Against Darkness

How to find a little light and comfort when fear or anxiety strikes.

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Prayer retreat
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10 Great Places to Take a Prayer Retreat

A great opportunity to draw closer to God and experience blessing and breakthrough in your spiritual life.

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What to pack for a prayer retreat
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10 Things to Take on a Prayer Retreat

From walking shoes to a journal to your favorite pillow—what to pack.

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Top 10 reasons to take a prayer retreat
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Top 10 Reasons to Take a Prayer Retreat

Hitting a spiritual “reset” button can further one’s faith.

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Pray when you don't need to pray
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Pray When You Don’t Need to Pray

There is a great advantage to regular prayer, whether you “need it” or not.

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