Prayer

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

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    Praying the Names of God: 15 Ways to Revitalize Your Prayer Life  

    Sometimes it can be hard to pray. Because we don’t always know what to say.  And if you are anything like me, it can be so easy to get distracted. Or find yourself in a rut of just repeating the same stuff.   When we find ourselves in these difficult seasons it can help to try something different.   Because when we try new ways to pray, it helps us connect with God in new ways.   And a great way to connect with God is to pray his many names.   Praying Using the Names of God When we pray using the names of God, we are reminded of all the different aspects…

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    How To Become A Mighty Prayer Warrior: 10 Simple Ways

    When I was first diagnosed with a chronic illness, I called on all the prayer warriors I knew to pray for my healing.   I’ve always admired women who are prayer warriors. You know those women who begin to pray and you can almost feel the Heavens moving in response.   Those women who when you ask for prayer, pray for you at that moment right then and there. The ones who always seem to have the right words to say. And sound so eloquent when they pray.    You can hear in their prayers a closeness and intimacy with God.   While I have always wanted to learn how to become a prayer…

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    How to Pray for Healing

    When I was diagnosed with a chronic illness the first thing I started to do was pray for healing. I asked other people to pray for me. And then I even went to the elders and had them pray over me and anoint me with oil like it says to do in James. (5:13-15)  But nothing changed.   In fact, for a while, things got harder.   I started to wonder if I was doing something wrong. Perhaps I didn’t have enough faith. Or maybe I was saying something wrong when I prayed. I went to God’s Word to see what the Bible had to say about how to pray for healing.…

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    Teach Me How to Pray, Lord: The 5 Important Parts of Prayer

    I have always struggled with prayer. It’s not that I don’t want to pray. It’s that there are so many things to do. And only so much time in the day.   Plus, I have a really hard time being still. (Which is funny because since I am living with a chronic illness I seem to sit a lot!) But I find even if I do try and sit still to pray, my mind keeps racing. Instead of praying, I end up going over to-do lists, planning out every part of my day, or winning arguments in my head. (I’m really quite good at this.)  But you can’t really have a relationship…

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    5 Creative Ways to Pray: Unique Prayer Methods

      Do you ever get bored praying? Do you ever get distracted? Or struggle to know what to say?   Come on now. Be honest.   Because I know I sure do. And sometimes it really frustrates me.   I want to be great at prayer. I want to connect with God. To spend time with Him. To talk with Him and listen to Him. I want to be like those awesome prayer warriors I know who begin to pray and you can almost feel Heaven move in response.   Because when you live with a chronic illness as I do, prayer is like a lifeline to the divine. It’s a way I can connect with…