Prayer & Devotion

  • Comforting Hymns for Listening at Home

    Comforting Hymns for Listening at Home

    I know I’m not alone when I say that during times of distress, I cling to music. I cling to melodies that I have come to love, especially melodies and lyrics that I can repeat as a...

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  • Five Prayers to Use in Times of Turmoil

    Five Prayers to Use in Times of Turmoil

    Times of turmoil can leave us shaken. We are reminded that we are not the ones in control. It teaches us that no day is guaranteed. But we can feel comforted knowing that Jesus is still...

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  • 5 Bible Verses to Cling to for Comfort

    5 Bible Verses to Cling to for Comfort

    In the past few weeks, you’ve likely heard a lot of words—words such as pandemic, fear, quarantine, isolation, or even emergency. But the words you should heed the most are those of...

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  • Continuing Community from Afar

    Continuing Community from Afar

    Right now, something I’ve been hearing for ages is turning out to be more shallow than I had previously believed. We’ve all probably heard at some point that we live in a time where we...

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  • The Four Different Loves in Your Life

    The Four Different Loves in Your Life

    In the New Testament, Christians are often told to love our brothers and sisters in Christ. The Greek language uses different words to describe love: storge, philia, eros, and agape, to...

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  • How to Form New Devotional Habits

    How to Form New Devotional Habits

    Can you believe that another year has come and gone?! In the blink of an eye, 2019 will be gone and 2020 will be here. For many, the start of the new year is a great time to think about...

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  • You’ve Got a New Bible. Now What?

    You’ve Got a New Bible. Now What?

    The past few months, I’ve been talking about new Bibles. From trying out a devotional Bible to gifting a Bible to someone, we’ve considered why finding the right Bible can enhance your...

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  • Overview of the Lord's Prayer3:51

    Overview of the Lord's Prayer

    In this short video, Rev. Pete Jurchen gives an overview of the Lord's Prayer. To learn more about CPH's confirmation curriculum, visit https://www.cph.org/c-2661-new-confirmation-instruction-series

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  • Our Way Home | Free Videos on the Lord's Prayer1:01

    Our Way Home | Free Videos on the Lord's Prayer

    The Our Way Home video study in CPH FaithCourses invites you to study this model prayer and the beauty within it. Using vivid storytelling, Dr. Dan Paavola takes viewers through the Lord’s Prayer, le

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  • Why a Devotional Bible Can Help Start a Bible-Reading Habit

    Why a Devotional Bible Can Help Start a Bible-Reading Habit

    I consistently remember to do my devotions but rarely think about going further into God's Word. It’s definitely a problem. I love that devotions center me on Christ, guide me through...

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  • Hymn Devotions: The Lord’s My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want

    Hymn Devotions: The Lord’s My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want

    This post is an excerpt adapted from Praise & Honor by Timothy J. Shoup

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  • Adding Calligraphy to Your Devotion Time

    Adding Calligraphy to Your Devotion Time

    Calligraphy is making a comeback. While penmanship is important, what is more important is the meaning behind the words themselves.

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  • Fancy Prayers and Simple Words

    Fancy Prayers and Simple Words

    Bring Him your simple words and join in the lovely scripted prayers of the Church, knowing He loves our words, no matter how we offer them. The number one comment I hear from people about pr

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  • The Old Testament Background for the Sixth Petition

    The Old Testament Background for the Sixth Petition

    The Sixth Petition of the Lord’s Prayer is, in the minds of many people, the most challenging of the seven petitions to understand.

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  • Daily Prayers4:41

    Daily Prayers

    In this short video, Rev. Pete Jurchen teaches students about the daily prayers. To learn more about CPH's confirmation curriculum, visit https://www.cph.org/c-2661-new-confirmation-instruction-serie

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  • What Is the Lord's Prayer?1:24

    What Is the Lord's Prayer?

    In Luther’s Small Catechism, Martin Luther gives a simple but powerful explanation of the words Jesus taught His disciples to pray. Generations of Christians have grown up learning the Lord’s Prayer a

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