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Category Archives: Prayer

‘Thy Kingdom Come’ Global Prayer Event

What began as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to the Church of England in 2016 has grown into an international and ecumenical call to prayer. [Browse resources about prayer in the Bible Gateway Store] Between May 25 — June 4, 2017, the campaign Thy Kingdom Come (@thykingdom_come) is calling communities and […]

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Never Give Up Praying

by Lee Strobel [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Investigating Faith with Lee Strobel: Find Answers to Tough Questions About the Bible] Baptism services were always my favorite weekends at Willow Creek Community Church, where I served as a teaching pastor for several years. I reveled in seeing so many people publicly proclaim their faith […]

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Prayer Resources to Revive Your Prayer Life

Today is the National Day of Prayer in the United States, a day on which we’re all encouraged to turn to God in prayer. Any day is a good day to commit to prayer, of course—but if prayer is particularly on your mind today, here are some resources from Bible Gateway that will help you […]

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The Daniel Prayer: An Interview with Anne Graham Lotz

What is the secret to the revival of the church? To spiritual restoration? How can you renew your own relationship with God? How did the ancient prayer of Daniel move heaven and change a nation? Bible Gateway interviewed Anne Graham Lotz (@AGLotz), the National Day of Prayer Task Force chairman, about her book, The Daniel […]

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What to Say When You Don’t Know How to Pray: An Interview with Adam Weber

Prayer seems like it should be so simple. Yet, when it comes to actually praying, often it feels awkward and complicated. What do you say when you don’t know how to pray? In time for America’s National Day of Prayer May 4, Bible Gateway interviewed Adam Weber (@adamweber) about his book, Talking with God: What […]

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International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church: Nov. 6 & 13, 2016

[See the Bible Gateway Blog post, International Day(s) of Prayer for the Persecuted Church] [See books in the Bible Gateway Store on the subject of Christian persecution] This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (#IDOP), a time set apart to remember millions of Christians around the […]

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Students Pray at See You At The Pole

Students across America and around the world gathered before school hours this morning to publicly pray in the annual See You at the Pole™ (@SeeYouAtThePole) event (#wecryout, #syatp2016, #syatp and #seeyouatthepole). [See resources about Prayer in the Bible Gateway Store] The prayer initiative began as a grassroots movement in 1990 when a small group of […]

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A Prayer for Wisdom Amid Violence

Editor’s note: The last several weeks have witnessed many events of violence that are difficult to comprehend, and which confound efforts to respond wisely and biblically: the Orlando nightclub shooting, repeated acts of terror in the Middle East, and most recently, terrifying violence involving police in the United States. As you process your own reactions […]

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Visual Theology: An Interview with Tim Challies

We live in an image-based culture in which we increasingly rely upon visuals to help us understand new and difficult concepts. Infographics convey data, concepts, and ideas in fresh new ways. God used visuals to teach truth to his people. The tabernacle of the Old Testament was a visual representation of humanity’s distance from God […]

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Five Biblical Prayers for the National Day of Prayer

Today is the National Day of Prayer in the United States (#dayofprayer)—a day when people are encouraged to spend time in prayer and meditation. This year’s event is themed around Isaiah 58:1: “Shout aloud! Don’t hold back! Lift up your voice like a trumpet!” Are you planning to participate in any way? To mark today’s […]

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