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A Month of Back to School Prayers for 2022

As the kids return to the classroom this year, parents wonder how things will go, and teachers worry about working with staff shortages and health risks, there are many things to pray for. Here are prayers for every school day of that first month back in school.


7 Inspiring Memorial Day Prayers for Honor and Remembrance

We are blessed to have a nation of brave men and women who have greatly sacrificed for our country. Our great nation celebrates Memorial Day in honor of their service. May these Memorial Day prayers encourage and inspire those who serve in the military as well as the family members who support them.


What it Means to "Walk through the Valley of the Shadow of Death" (Psalm 23)

This Psalm applies to our existential relationship with God the Creator Who brought us into being and provides for our everyday care and spiritual wellbeing


How is the "Spirit Willing but the Flesh is Weak"? (Matthew 26:41)

"Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." ~ Matthew 26:41


Joseph's Coat of Many Colors - Bible Story

Joseph's coat of many colors was given to him as a gift by his father, Jacob. His father was also known as Israel and favored Joseph over his other brothers. Because of this gift, he was resented by his brothers, who saw the coat as a sign that Joseph would assume family leadership. Learn more about the story of Joseph's coat of many colors from our summary and the Bible verses provided below.


Bible Story of Job

The Bible story of Job, from the book of Job, is a powerful tale of testing the devotion and fortitude of the human will. In this epic wager between God and the Devil, discover how Job reacts to the shocking curses inflicted upon him and what we can learn from his incredible example of remaining faithful through suffering.


The Pharisee and the Tax Collector - Bible Story

The well-known Bible story of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector (also known as the Publican) is a parable from Jesus Christ about the importance of humility and repentance.


Beautiful Psalms of Thanksgiving and Scripture Quotes to Inspire Gratitude

Look to the inspiration of Psalms for Thanksgiving prayer and messages to loved ones. Be encouraged by the Word of God to give thanks for His glory, mercy, and grace.


Beautiful Thanksgiving Prayer Ideas for Showing Gratitude and Giving Thanks to God

We can be thankful for God’s love and His mercy.  We should be thankful for His sovereignty and His power. May these Thanksgiving prayers inspire your heart to be grateful for the amazing love and grace God gives to us!


7 Prayers For Those In Ministry: Pray for Spiritual Leaders

Many of us know about the stresses pastors deal with as part of their call to serve God and the church. But what do we do about it? How do we actually help our pastors in their mission?

We can offer hands and hearts until we are all worn out from toiling. People can donate money for righteous causes. We can acquire and experience all sorts of marvelous things together as a church; but without the spiritual power of prayer, those fruitful things can be lost to divided and misguided congregations.

Here we have gathered a compilation of prayers for those in ministry and church members to pray for love, humility, wisdom, and divine guidance!

Never underestimate the power of heartfelt prayer and love for God. May the Lord be with you, your ministry, and your church family.

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