Resources: prayer

A Prayer for Our Nation, Our World, and Our Hearts

By Kress Drew | March 12, 2014
O Father, as I stop and think about our country today, all the hurt and pain and the way we so often break your heart, I quickly become overwhelmed by it all. And then in the stillness, I stop and I fix my hope and gaze upon you, the Lord and Lifter of my head.

Does God answer every prayer of a faithful person?

By Randy Alcorn | March 27, 2013
Randy Alcorn talks about the Present Heaven and the effect of the prayers of the faithful and whether God answers all prayers prayed by those who are faithful. This video clip was excerpted from Randy's Eternity 101 DVD class, available at

Escaping the Rut

By Hayley Newsom | November 7, 2012
Growing up, I loved family fun nights. Occasionally, the four of us played a game, watched a movie, or went out together in lieu of the normal evening at home. These nights had a way of bringing us closer by experiencing something different together. We discovered more about why we loved each other. Stories came up that might not have over just a weekday dinner table.

The Valley of Vision

By Anonymous | November 24, 2011
Lord, high and holy, meek and lowly, Thou hast brought me to the valley of vision...

Spiritual Disciplines and Legalism

By Randy Alcorn | July 14, 2011
In this two and a half minute clip, Randy talks about how God’s grace has actually raised the bar of standards for the Christian life, but at the same time God has empowered us to live a life focused on Christ in order to jump that bar. (from Desiring God's Don't Waste Your Life)

How Far Are His Ways Above Our Own

By Randy Alcorn | October 11, 2010
In this five minute clip, Randy Alcorn shares about personal stories of miracles and losses when he came to understand more deeply the truth of God's sovereignty.

Prayer is Primary

By Randy Alcorn | August 18, 2010
Prayer isn’t passive, it’s active. It’s really doing something. Prayer isn’t the least we can do, it’s the most.

Do those in Heaven pray for us?

By Randy Alcorn | May 20, 2010
In this two and half minute clip, Randy talks about the likelihood that those in Heaven may be praying for those of us living on earth, where God is at work.