How to Pray

Prayer is how we communicate with God. It is also how He sometimes communicates with us. He has commanded us to pray. What follows can help you learn how to pray.

Prayer Has Four Simple Steps
A prayer has four simple steps. They are evident in the Lord's prayer found in Matthew 6:9-13:

  • Address Heavenly Father
  • Thank Him for blessings
  • Ask Him for blessings
  • Close in the name of Jesus Christ.

Prayer can be said in one's mind or out loud. Praying aloud can sometimes focus one's thoughts. Prayers can be uttered at any time. For meaningful prayer, it is best to seek a quiet place where you will not be disturbed.