Prayer Stories

Prayer stories nurture faith and renew hope. The power of prayer can't be denied. Prayer can change circumstances or change perspectives, transforming lives and strengthening faith. Anyone who has ever experienced an answered prayer knows that every prayer story is a chance to move forward in your faith journey, relationships, career, or health.
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The 7-Word Prayer That Can Change Your Life

This bold prayer will strengthen your relationship with God and open your heart to countless blessings. 

Hands in prayer in the pews of a church.

How to Give the Gift of Prayer

Join us on Tuesday, December 10, for a special Day of Prayer. 

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The Spiritual Purpose of Loneliness

What can we learn from the Bible about the concept of being alone?

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A Prayer to Stay in the Holiday Spirit

Keep the pressure and stress of the season at bay with these words for Advent.

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What if Your Mind Wanders in Prayer?

Lost in meandering, distracting thoughts while you pray? Here’s a simple suggestion to regain your focus.

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Arms raised in prayer

6 Ways You Can Pray Like a Bible Hero

Try some of the habits practiced by Scripture's prayer warriors. 

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Faith of Queen Elizabeth

The Importance of Faith to Queen Elizabeth II

A new book shares how God offers a framework for the life and work of Britain’s longest reigning monarch.

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In need of help

What Can I Do in a Desperate Situation?

No matter what it is—death, divorce, homelessness, job loss—you can always turn to prayer.

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Ty'Ann Brown invites you to take part in Guideposts' Thanksgiving Day of Prayer

Guideposts' Thanksgiving Day of Prayer

Listen as Ty'Ann Brown invites you to join Guideposts as we pause to give thanks for our many blessings and to raise the concerns of others up in prayer.

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Christmas stress

How to Pray Your Way Through Christmas Stress

Stay serene and present in the midst of holiday chaos by focusing on what's truly necessary. 

Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer on Monday, November 25

Guideposts Celebrates Thanksgiving Day of Prayer on Monday, November 25

Send in your prayer requests to be included at Guideposts 28th annual event.

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Family travel over the holidays

4 Short Prayers for Holiday Travel

Lots of us will the hit the road—and skies—to see family this holiday season. Here’s how to pray en route.

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Thanksgiving grace

What It Really Means to Pray 'Bless This Food'

When sitting down at the table to say grace before a meal, explore the intentions behind the words.

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Big picture prayers

A 3-Word Prayer to Help You See the Big Picture

These words can turn fear into opportunity and despair into hope.

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