Practical Help by Faithful Pray-ers that will Bless You

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Some wonderful posts by faithful pray-ers that have blessed my prayer-life. A roundup of practical help on prayer. Which is your favorite?

One of my favorite things about the internet is the blessing of the connections I’ve made with other people who follow Jesus.

I love hearing how He is working in their lives. How He’s their strength and peace. How He gives them courage. How He blesses them.

And I really love how He uses them to speak His truth into my life. 

So, I’d like to share with you some of the great posts that have blessed my prayer-life. I’m sure they will bless yours too. Just click on the title or the graphic to read that post.

Come and listen, all you who fear God,
    and I will tell you what He did for me.
Psalm 66:16

How to Pray Powerful and Effective Prayers 

by Alisa Nicaud @ Flourishing Today

I want to share some prayer secrets with you. When studying about prayer, God began to reveal to me several scriptures that seemed to point to powerful power. I have used these scriptures to begin to pray strategically. Rather than praying random prayers, I wanted to have intercessory prayers—prayers that had power behind them, knowing that they were working for those I was praying for. There are 4 key parts to these prayers:

How to Pray Powerful and Effective Prayers

15 Prayers Every Christian Should Pray

by Sarah @ Ark in the Desert

So here my friend, if you are at your end, if you feel you know not what to pray, if you are in need of words, here I give only what I have been given and am still asking for. Sit and stay. Expect. For He is listening and in His timing—All things are given.

15 Prayer Every Christian Should Pray

Surprisingly Simple Ways to Add Prayer to Your Day

By Melanie Redd

I don’t know too many believers who feel really GREAT about their prayer lives.

It’s that thing that we all want to do more OF but never seem to get TO.

It’s that discipline that we so desire to have in our lives; however, most of us have really wimpy prayer lives.

Surprisingly Simple Ways to Add Prayer to Your Day

How To Create A War Room That Works In A Busy Schedule

by Stefani Stoltzfus @ Walls of Home

I have wanted to create a war room ever since we watched the movie. But I really didn’t know where to start. What verses did they use? How can a Mom spend any amount of time locked away in a closet? And where am I supposed to put my clothes anyway?

t has taken me a long time to just sit down and tackle all those questions and come up with a solution that works for me. Now that I’ve done it, I wish I would’ve started a long time ago.

How To Create A War Room That Works In A Busy Schedule

Free Printable Prayer Request Tracker 

by Lynnae McCoy

“I’ll pray for you.”

They are frequently uttered words. But how often do we follow through?

Life is busy. It’s easy to promise to pray, and when we do, we have good intentions.

Remembering to pray for a specific need is a bit more challenging. That’s why it’s helpful to have a system to track prayer requests.

Free Printable Prayer Request Tracker

Does God listen to every prayer?

by Starla Jimenez

I believe God truly delights in our prayers. He loves when we seek Him and draw near to Him. He wants us to love Him and spend quality time with Him. He wants us to read the Bible and worship Him. He is delighted when we look to Him for our strength and wisdom. He wants us to confess our sins to Him so that He may bring a healing that only He can give us.

Does God Hear Every Prayer?

What Sorting Laundry Taught Me About Confession

by Alison Tiemeyer @ Life of Scoop

I have this thing about sorting laundry. I don’t know where it came from, or why I’ve become obsessive about washing whites with whites, darks with darks, towels with towels.

Folding and sorting laundry really gets me thinking. And this time it was something so incredibly merciful that God blew my mind away.

What Sorting Laundry Taught Me About Confession

Here’s What’s Wrong with Your Quiet Time
(and how to fix it) 

by Marva Smith @ sunSparkleshine

Have you ever had a friend rave about their mountaintop experience with the Lord only to be left feeling like there’s something wrong with you?

Perhaps you’ve been trying to follow a cookie-cutter approach to devotional time and it’s simply not working for you. If you’ve been following someone else’s prescription for what your time with God should look like, think again.

Here’s a little secret: you are unique.

Here's What's Wrong with Your Quiet Time (and how to fix it)

40 Promises to Trust God for
{The Trust Without Borders Experiment}

by Arabah Joy @ Showcasing His Glory

I admit, I have a dream. I dream of what my life would look like if I believed more of His Word. I dream of His YESes at work in my life. And I have an obligation. An obligation to know His “yes” and give verbal affirmation back to Him, to His glory.

So let’s do an experiment. Let’s see what will happen when we begin amen-ing God’s promises, shall we?

40 Promises to Trust God For

Organize Your Prayer Life 

by Lyli Dunbar @ 3-D Lessons for Life

I have a terrible memory.  I forget birthdays.  I miss doctor’s appointments.  I misplace my keys.

I know that I have a mind like a sieve, so I employ several things to encourage me to remember — calendars, alarms, apps all dispel the fog in my cloudy brain.

Organizing my life helps me to function more successfully every day.

I don’t know why this truth took so long to transfer to my prayer life.

Organize Your Prayer Life

A huge thank-you to each of these awesome bloggers who said ‘yes’
when I asked them if I could share their posts with you! 

I always enjoy hearing from you! Please take a minute to say ‘hi’ and share your thoughts below.

Would you do me a favor — if this article blessed or helped you today — would you share it with someone else? Maybe a friend, coworker, or family member…

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7 thoughts on “Practical Help by Faithful Pray-ers that will Bless You

  1. Deb, I am so excited about exploring all of these great posts. Thank you for highlighting my “Organize Your Prayer Life” post. I pray it will be an encouragement to your readers. 🙂

  2. Deb, thank you for sharing these posts on prayer. When it comes down to it, we’re all students learning how to pray.


  3. Deb, this is a great resource and I will be pinning it to my Prayer board. Thanks for including my post ‘What’s Wrong with Your Quiet Time’. I’m happy to be learning more and more about God and the power of prayer right alongside these amazing bloggers.
    Thanks for blessing me, my friend!

  4. Oh my! So much goodness here! Where shall I start? Hey Deb, thanks for putting this list together. I my prayer life can certainly use an expresso shot or a booster – it just needs help! An I’m certain I should be able to find inspiration in this article. I think I’m starting with “How to Pray effective prayers” and Marva’s post from Sparkle and Sunshine.” Thanks ad have a great day!

  5. Deb, thank you for your great recommendation. There are several I have read and a couple I plan to. Have a great week!

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