Prayer

Prayer tips, prayer methods, prayer resources, and more so we can learn how to live an abundant life with Christ.

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    Helmet of Salvation Prayer: How to Pray for Spiritual Armor 

    By Karen Ellis  As children of God, we are engaged in constant spiritual warfare against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. The battles we face are not just physical but also spiritual, and we need to be equipped with the full armor of God to stand firm against the devil’s schemes.  We know we will face trouble in this world because Jesus tells us this in John 16:33,  “I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” (NLT)  Then Paul reminds us in…

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    15 Powerful Healing Prayers for Good Medical Test Results 

    When we’re waiting for the results of medical tests it can be hard to sit still. We may feel anxious or worried. We may find ourselves thinking about all the what-ifs. And we may wonder what the future holds for us.  It can be a scary time. This is why in those moments of waiting, the best thing we can do is to spend time with the God who loves us and is with us every step of the way.   Reading Bible verses reminds us of God’s precious promises to us. We can also spend time in prayer. Pouring out our hearts out before God (Lamentations 2:19) and asking for God’s…

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    How to Design an Awesome Christian Prayer Room in 6 Easy Steps 

    Prayer is one of the best ways for us to get to know God and grow in our faith.   In the morning prayer can help us start our day out right. During the day prayer can help us stay focused on Jesus so we can find inner peace even in the chaos. And at night prayer can help us look back, reflect, and process.  But if you’re like most people, including me, prayer isn’t easy.   It can be hard to find time to sit still. And it can be a struggle to know what to say. But there is a reason prayer isn’t easy.   Because we have an enemy.   And…

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    Get Well Soon Prayer: 15 Prayers for Comfort and Healing  

    Living with health issues is hard. When we wake up, we don’t always know what the day will bring.   Then there are times when we hear about someone else who is facing an illness or struggling with poor health. And of course, we want to help and be an encouragement to them.   Because we know what it’s like dealing with a broken body.   In those moments, whether we are facing our own health issues or know of someone else who is struggling, the greatest thing we can do is pray.   This is why we’ve put together a list of 15 encouraging “get well soon prayers” that will bring comfort and…

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    13 Powerful Prayers for Mental Strength in Difficult Times 

    Struggling with poor health has completely changed my life. But not everything has been bad.   One of the good things that has come from learning to live with a chronic illness is increased mental strength.   Facing physical illness and health conditions that will never go away has forced me to lean heavily on God’s love and the Presence of God in my life. Which in turn has helped to build up my faith, resilience, perseverance, and mental toughness.   It taught me to pray more. To read God’s Word more. To practice Biblical meditation on meaningful Bible verses.   And to remember that while I may not be able to see what…

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    Prayer for A Better Tomorrow: 10 Powerful Prayers of Hope  

    Living with a chronic illness means I have some hard days. Days when I just lay on the couch because doing anything makes me light-headed and dizzy. On those hard days my only thought is to get all the rest I can so that tomorrow is a better day.   But often, as I rest I find myself crying out to God. To be completely honest, I usually start off by throwing a little pity party. But eventually, I find myself surrendering to God’s plan for my life. And trusting that there is a reason He allows these health issues to plague me.   And this is exactly what we should do.  …

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    Acceptance Prayer: 5 Prayers for Surrendering It All to God  

    A not-so-great fact of my life is that I struggle to let go and give it all to God. I have a hard time surrendering control of my life to Him. Even knowing that He knows what is best for me.   I love being able to fix things. To figure it out on my own. To manipulate situations so that the outcome is what I want it to be. And come up with solutions that will make things better.   This is great in the workplace. I can solve problems with computer issues or come up with ideas to better serve our customers.   It’s even great with my kids and…

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    23 of the BEST Christian Prayer Journals to Enhance Your Quiet Time with God

    One of the most effective coping strategies for dealing with health issues is spending more time in prayer. And prayer journals are great for encouraging us to grow in this area of our spiritual lives.   Prayer journals help us stay accountable and spend regular time journaling out our thoughts to God.   They are also great for keeping track of precious memories and answered prayers. Then later we can read over these things to remind ourselves of how much God has done in our life, and how much we have grown over the years.   The following prayer journals are some of the most amazing Christian prayer journals we have found. They…

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    How to Pray for Healing for Someone Else: Plus 7 Helpful Prayers!

    One of the hardest things in life is watching someone we love suffer. Especially when they’re suffering from health issues. It can make you feel helpless because you don’t know what to do.   You can’t fix it. You can’t make it go away. You can’t even take their place.   But there is something you can do. You can pray.   While it seems like a simple thing to do. Prayer is the most powerful thing you can offer to do for anybody. Because you aren’t just praying and speaking words out loud. You are bringing them before the Lord who adores them.   The One who is in charge of Heaven’s armies.…

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    16 Comforting Prayers for Hard Times 

    We all could use prayers for hard times in life. Because those are the moments we’re feeling weak, and can struggle to find the words to speak.   In those tough times, it can be helpful to read through prayers. To use them to begin our time with God. Like a kind of launching pad for coming before Him.  The following prayers can help to get the conversation started. They can help you begin to pour out your heart before God. So, you can find His comfort and peace even in the middle of difficult things.   Because no matter what you’re facing, He loves you. He is with you. And He…