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Faith and Prayer

Faith is a source of comfort and hope in everyday life and when you grapple with profound questions. Your faith life is enriched through prayer as well as when you read daily devotions. Bible verses can deepen your faith and offer strength and joy for each day. Prayer stories remind us of the power of prayer.

The power of "here I am" as prayer.

My Favorite Three-Word Prayer

When anyone in the Bible says, “Here I am,” something happens. 

Helping a stranger get to the grocery store has a divine aspect.

Would You Help a Stranger?

Helping a disabled stranger get to the supermarket has a whiff of the divine.

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The cure for worry is prayer

You Can Worry, or You Can Pray

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

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Prayer in the workplace

Prayer Fellowship at Work

Finding a way to talk with God as you go about your workday.

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What to do when you're annoyed.

When Others Get on Your Nerves

An annoying distraction in church leads to some insight–and wisdom.

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A mature woman clasps her hands in prayer

Spiritual Stretching: The Benefits of Prayer

In his new book, Pray for Me: Finding Faith in a Crisis, Rick Hamlin reminds us that prayer always rewards those who practice it.

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4 hard prayers to pray

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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5 best questions to ask God when praying

5 Best Questions to Ask God in Prayer

Not every question is a good question. But these are.

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Calm Your Worries

A Devotion to Calm Your Worries

 Preview Daily Guideposts 2018 and experience the grace of God's watchful eye.

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Using ribbons as prayer reminders

Ribbons as Reminders to Pray for Others

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

Give Your Worries to God

Give Your Worries to Jesus

Replace your doubts and negative thoughts with the calming peace of Jesus.

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Soup kitchen prayer.

My Soup Kitchen Prayer

Celebrating a God who made Himself a servant first

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6 ways to pray on the 4th of July

6 Ways to Pray on the 4th of July

In addition to fireworks and parades, celebrate Independence Day with prayer.

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A proverb for every day

A Proverb for Every Day

The Book of Proverbs has 31 chapters, one for each day of the month.

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