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Original Air Date 05/04/2017

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    Free Audio Download: "Letting Your Voice be Heard in Heaven"

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    In this message recorded at the 2017 National Prayer Breakfast, Senate Chaplain Barry Black encourages Christians to ask God for what we need through the power of prayer.

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    Prayer and the Difference It Makes

    Robert Velarde

    Throughout the Bible, believers are called to pray. But what is prayer? What does it mean to "pray without ceasing?" And does prayer really make a difference?

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    Action Center: Pray for and Contact Your Elected Officials

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    Here are some practical tips on carrying out the Bible's admonition to pray for those in government authority.

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    Developing a Life of Prayer

    Dean Ridings

    You will grow in intimacy with God as you take the time to talk with Him each day.

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Chaplain Barry Black

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In 2003, Rear Admiral Barry Black (Ret.) was elected the 62nd Chaplain of the United States Senate, becoming the first African American to hold the office. Prior to that, he served in the U.S. Navy for over 27 years, ending his distinguished career as the Chief of Navy Chaplains. Chaplain Black has authored three books: Nothing to Fear, The Blessing of Adversity and From the Hood to the Hill. He and his wife, Brenda, have three sons.