We’ll go over 10 different ways you can make prayer even more meaningful.
With each way to pray, take a moment to ponder the concept. Tap on the right side to continue.
Praying out loud can help keep your thoughts from drifting so you can offer a more intentional prayer to God. Try it out.
Take a few deep breaths before your prayer so you can relax your body and focus your mind.
In the Bible, God’s followers used fasting and prayer as a way to receive divine assistance and to reflect the sincerity of their desires in seeking His blessings. We can do the same today. Try giving up food and water for two meals while directing your thoughts and prayers toward God.
Jesus taught us to never make a spectacle of prayer. So when you’re in public and would like to pray, you can simply offer a silent prayer in your heart and mind.
Keeping your hands still can help focus your attention and show respect to God. Try folding your arms or clasping your hands.
Having a prayer in your heart means thinking of your prayer throughout the day. When something is weighing on your mind, simply turn your thoughts to God.
When people come together to pray on someone else’s behalf, amazing things can happen. Don’t be afraid to ask others to pray for and with you. It can make a difference.
Kneeling helped the men and women of the Bible focus their thoughts toward God with a simple gesture of humility.
In the Bible, Jesus went to a mountaintop to pray. We too can go to inspiring places like nature or a quiet room to enjoy the peace we feel before we offer a prayer.
God is your Father in Heaven, and He wants to hear from you. The best thing you can do is reach out to Him in whatever way you feel comfortable and just pray.
Which ways would you like to try? Add a few as goals to practice this week.
to your goals!
Screenshot this list and keep it handy for the next time you pray.