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Category Archives: Prayer

What to Say Before Amen: An Interview with Max Lucado

Bestselling author Max Lucado (@Max Lucado) is a friend of Bible Gateway. We publish his weekly email devotionals An Encouraging Word from Max Lucado and his five-day short-run devotional On the Road to Calvary (click to sign up for them), as well as his Christmas email devotional Five Days of Hope. [Click to see all […]

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Does God Ever Refuse to Answer Our Prayers?

Most of us believe that when we “cry out” to God—that is, appeal to Him through prayer—He always hears those prayers. “Ask,” we read in Matthew 7:7, “and it will be given to you.” But what about Bible passages that suggest that sometimes God doesn’t listen to our prayers? Consider Psalm 66, in which the […]

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Five Biblical Prayers for the National Day of Prayer

Today is National Day of Prayer in the U.S. Every day is a good day to pray, of course; but today is your chance to pray alongside millions of Christians around the country. The National Day of Prayer Task Force is encouraging people to recite this prayer, written by Anne Graham Lotz, at noon today. […]

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