What is Prayer? Prayer is the Soul’s Sincere Desire

What is prayer?  This question has been poetically answered by James Montgomery covering many of the aspects of prayer as we experience it as a longing for God, a soul that needs unburdening, the need for forgiveness and a means … Continue reading

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The Awesome God Prayer

When faced with big and small life challenges, the secret of cultivating resilience and the ability to bounce back is through focusing on how awesome God is.  While David Shelton was recovering from wrist surgery, he learned the secret of … Continue reading

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How to Use Worship as a Way to Move Toward God during Life Challenges

What is the first thing you should do after being rejected after a job interview?   Instead of giving in to negative feelings and behaviors, here is the secret of how to move toward God via worship when you are rejected … Continue reading

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Praying with Joy in all Circumstances

Have you every wondered how to pray with joy even when you’re in stressful circumstances where you say to God, “You’ve got to be kidding me!  I’m supposed to be joyful in this?” Here is a poem prayer for you … Continue reading

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Living and Praying a Thankful Life

How do we give thanks in prayer when our personal lives and our nation are in such unsettling times?  Here are some guidelines to help you say prayers of thanksgiving even during difficult life situations. 1.  Reasons for giving thanks are … Continue reading

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How to Pray for God’s Protection Using the Scriptures on the Armor of God

Praying the protection of the Armor of God that Paul describes in Ephesians is a powerful daily way to ask for God’s help.  It is often used in what is known as spiritual warfare, or taking a prayer stand against … Continue reading

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Prayers of Encouragement

When we are going through problems and challenges, we all need prayers of encouragement.  Here’s how to use the power of prayer to encourage the discouraged. How to do this prayer practice: 1.  Meditate on the ways others have encouraged … Continue reading

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Spending Quality Time with God…Just Because He’s God

When our prayer times become crowded with too many requests squeezed into too little time, this poetic prayer by Merissa Lee Kelley helps us learn the art of enjoying God’s company and resting in His embrace via quality prayer time … Continue reading

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The Benedicite Prayer Praising God

This prayer of praise helps us join with all of creation in praising God.  It is used in the traditional Liturgy of Hours and in church worship service. The English Version Bless the Lord all you works of the Lord: … Continue reading

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A Biblical Prayer of Confession

Are you having trouble finding the right words to say to confess that you have made mistakes, done the wrong things and need God to forgive you and help you have a fresh start?  his prayer from the Bible verse … Continue reading

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