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Prayer for Reading Scripture

This lesson is part of Mel Lawrenz’ “How to Study the Bible” series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Mel Lawrenz is away this week. “How to Study […]

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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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Praying with Authority: An Interview with John Eldredge

The Global Day of Prayer is May 15, 2016.Browse resources in the Prayer section in the Bible Gateway Store. Why does it seem as if some prayers work and others don’t? Are we doing something wrong? How do we keep from losing heart and giving up on the very tool God has given us to […]

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A Prayer for the Christmas Season

We will return in two weeks with the next lesson in “How to Study the Bible.” For this week, a Christmas blessing for personal or church use (including printable PDF version link below). Christ has come! Lord God, In these weeks leading up to Christmas we long to know the meaning, the power, and the […]

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Four Things Christians Can Do During Ramadan

This week marks the start of one of the world’s biggest religious observances: Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting. While Christians don’t observe Ramadan, it’s nevertheless helpful to be aware of it. Here are a few things you can do during Ramadan to grow closer to God and show Christ-like grace to our Muslim neighbors.

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Pray for Norway

Please join us in praying for victims of the attacks in Norway, as well as for police and rescue personnel working to restore security.

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National Day of Prayer Reminder and Prayers in the Bible

Today is the National Day of Prayer in the United States. As anyone who has seen a recent newspaper knows, there are plenty of reasons to be praying. What are some of your favorite prayers from the Bible?

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Pray for Japan and tsunami victims

Please join us today in praying for the people of Japan and other areas affected by the tsunami. We’ve gathered a few helpful links for keeping up with news of the crisis.

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