UCB Word Today 22 July 2022 Thursday Daily Devotional Message (United Christian Broadcasters)
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TOPIC: Science Recognises the Power of Prayer (2)
TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: ‘The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.’ James 5:16 NLT
UCB Word Today 22 July 2022 Daily Devotional MESSAGE
Seven more thoughts to consider:
1) When it comes to praying and getting involved in church, a University of Michigan study found that it reduced the emotional toll of financial stress.
2) A respected gerontologist reported that following heart surgery, private prayer can improve your overall state of well-being and make you feel less anxious.
3) A National Survey of Children’s Health confirms that kids who get involved in church have higher educational expectations and do better in maths and reading. And kids who went to church as little as once a month are less likely to repeat a year in school.
4) Psychiatric Services journal cites several studies showing how positive religious beliefs play an important role in recovery from alcohol and/or drug abuse, and greatly reduce the rate of recidivism. (UCB Word Today 22 July 2022 Daily Devotional)
5) When researchers at Yale School of Medicine studied 2,000 people over sixty-five, they found that the ones who attended church were less likely to lose their mental faculties in future years.
6) Anger puts your stress reaction into overdrive, and raises your blood pressure. Ohio State University studies confirm that praying for the person you’re angry with can calm your anger and foster positive emotions like compassion, which improves your overall health.
7) And Sociological Quarterly reports that teens who find meaning and importance in their faith have better relationships with their parents, which leads to a more satisfying experience for the whole family.
UCB Word Today 22 July 2022 Friday Daily Devotional. United Christian Broadcasters is a Christian media charity that exists to offer every person, in every place, every moment of the day, the opportunity to hear, watch or read the Word of God in a relevant and engaging way. UCB Word Today 22 July 2022