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Join the Prayer That Changed a Nation with “The Daniel Prayer” Free Email Devotional by Anne Graham Lotz

Despite what the world believes, prayer does cause radical change. Prayer can transform a person, a community, even a nation. Even though most Christians believe this wholeheartedly, it’s still sometimes difficult to put the Bible’s constant reminders to pray without ceasing into practice. And when we do, do we sometimes wonder if our prayers are […]

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In Time for Thanksgiving and Christmas: A Special Note from Mel Lawrenz

I always want to make the most of times like Thanksgiving Day and Christmas, and I’m sure you do also. Here are two opportunities… A Prayer for Thanksgiving Day is something you can use personally, at your dinner table on Thanksgiving Day, or in your church if you are a pastor. This is the first […]

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Bible Verses for the International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church: Nov. 5 & 12, 2017

[See the Bible Gateway Blog post, Standing Strong Through the Storm: Stories from the Persecuted Church] [See the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Staggering Picture of Christian Persecution: An Interview with Johnnie Moore] [See books in the Bible Gateway Store on the subject of Christian persecution] The International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church […]

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Turning Disappointments into Healing: An Interview with Jerusalem Jackson Greer

When you live between beauty and mess, celebration and mourning, disappointment and contentment, how can you find redemption in what is rather than what could be? One woman did it by practicing the presence of God through rediscovering ancient contemplative teachings and practices (solitude, study, work, prayer, and service) and pairing them with domestic arts […]

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Reclaiming the Lost Art of Biblical Meditation: An Interview with Robert J. Morgan

Do you long to deepen your intimacy with God? How can contemplating, visualizing, and personalizing the Bible help you find a sense of soul-steadying peace? [Sign up for the Biblical Meditation free email devotional] Bible Gateway interviewed Robert J. Morgan (@robertjmorgan) about his book, Reclaiming the Lost Art of Biblical Meditation: Find True Peace in […]

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How Well Do You Know These Bible Prayers? Test Your Bible Trivia With Our Prayer Quiz

How well do you know the prayers of the Bible? Test your Bible trivia knowledge in our new quiz about the famous (and a few not-so-famous) biblical prayers! Reading about the great prayers of the Bible—some of which changed the course of history in major ways—it’s natural to wonder why our prayers lives today can […]

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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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New Devotional: Learn the Prayer That Changed a Nation with “The Daniel Prayer”

Do you feel like there’s something missing in your relationship with God? Do you look around at the state of your church, your community, and your country, and wonder what could possibly bring about revival? It’s prayer! [Join The Daniel Prayer Online Bible Study with Anne Graham Lotz on StudyGateway June 11 – July 22] […]

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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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Give Thanks For Who God Is (Not Just For What You Have)

Are you feeling thankful today? This is the time of year when Christians encourage each other to express gratitude for the blessings in our lives, particularly the ones we often take for granted—for loved ones, for health, for supportive communities. But what if you aren’t feeling especially grateful for those usual things right now? Maybe […]

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