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.

Refresh your prayer practice

6 Biblical Qualities of God to Use in Your Prayers

If you’re trying to breathe new life into your prayer routine, focus on these words to grow in your faith.

Living the Lord's Prayer

How to Live—and Pray—the Lord’s Prayer

Finding the fullness of our faith through both words and actions

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Praying through addiction

12 Scriptures to Help You Pray Through Recovery

We are all recovering from something, if not addiction. Here are some Bible verses to help.

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12 Refreshing Spring Devotions to Uplift Your Spirit

We hope these devotions bring hope and cultivate spiritual growth for you and your loved ones so that you can flourish in this season of renewal.

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Faith and doubt

How Doubt Can Make Your Faith Stronger

When following a journey of faith, it’s only natural to run into challenges and questions.

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Pray beyond pandemic fears

How to Pray Your Way Out of Pandemic Fears

These three Bible scriptures will help you reclaim hope.

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Prayers that rhyme

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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Couple grieving

When Faith Empowers Us to Endure the Impossible

If anger, resentment and bitterness beckon, it’s God’s love that can answer.

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Answered Prayers

Guidance from the Gospel on How God Answers Prayer

Does a loving, caring God ever say “no”?

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Pray like jazz

How Prayer Can Be Like Playing Jazz

Just like a musical form that allows for creative roaming and riffs within a framework, the same can be done when you pray.

Praying through tragedy

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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Struggling to pray

7 Ways to Pray When You’re Not in the Mood

These tips may not only usher you into a focus on prayer but may revive your passion for it as well.

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Grace and Edward in the woods

How God Used My Dog to Teach Me a Lesson

We are urged by the Bible to wait on the Lord. But sometimes there are obstacles.

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Pray without ceasing

6 Ways to ‘Pray Without Ceasing’

That biblical phrase can feel intimidating—how do I do that? But here are a few ways to try.

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