A Complete Guide to Praying to God

Pray

This is a Christian guide to help you truly pray to God. One of the most important things a good Christian should do every day is to give thanks to God. If you are a recent convert to Christianity, this guide will be especially useful. And always remember: God loves you and is always happy when you talk to Him.

Live according to your faith so that you realize that God created the universe and all that belongs to it.

He is your Heavenly Father and is an important part of your life. Making prayer a habit is essential. When you say effective prayers regularly, you open your mind so that it can be filled with the Holy Spirit.

It is best to start your prayer with the words:

“Dear God”, “Dear Lord” or “(Dear) Heavenly Father”. Then you thank him for all the good things in your life. List the many things you are grateful for and give God the glory for them. Here is an example: “Heavenly Father, thank you for my family and that my father is better and soon out of the hospital. Thank you for helping me get selected to the volleyball team.”

Say whatever is appropriate for you and your particular situation.

There are no specific words or prayers that you need to recite. You can thank Him, you can ask Him for something, but you don’t have to use fixed words! Say what you feel in a way that expresses your special gratitude, your praise, your wishes. Don’t forget to give God the glory and ask Him for His will to be done.

Ask the Lord for forgiveness.

For this you must first forgive your fellow human beings so that He can also forgive you. If you fail to do this, it can lead to the Lord holding back his hand for so long. So first ask yourself, “Is there anything between me and another that I should put right first?” If so, then first put that matter in order and then ask the Lord to show you what you are doing forgives. Keep asking yourself these questions: “Have I been mean to anyone, have I lied, cheated, or stolen anything? Was I disobedient to my parents?” Ask the Lord to forgive your transgressions. Do not remain general, but enumerate the individual things.

Pray in spirit and in your mind (see 1 Corinthians 14:14), this is a wonderful way to pray.

Name the mistakes you have made and then also ask forgiveness for any that you have forgotten or left out.

Ask the Lord to reveal your sins to you. Humble yourself before the Lord so that He can heal you and your character will change and you will develop more and more Christlike attributes over time. In this way you become more and more a person who leads a godly life.

Tell the Lord how much you love and adore Him.

If you have not been a Christian for long, you may find this difficult at first. Take your time getting used to it. You can also sing a hymn in His honor. Thank Him every day for saving you. Thank Him that He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, into the world so that you might be saved.

Ask the Lord for help with the things that are not going so well in your life (e.g.

Please help Marie not to keep arguing with Laura. Please help Tom find his way to you.) But remember, asking for better grades or asking for money is very selfish. However, you can ask the Lord to help you study carefully or find a job that will allow you to earn enough money.

Ask Him for guidance and protection day and night; thank Him for every single day.

Gradually, you will recognize when the Lord is blessing you, such as giving you patience or providing you with what you need throughout the day.

Ask Him for wisdom and good judgment.

The Bible says: “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask it of God; God will give it to him, for he gives gladly to all and blames no one. But whoever asks should ask in faith and not doubt; for he who doubts is like a wave swept to and fro by the wind in the sea. Let not such a man imagine that he will receive anything from the Lord: he is a two-souled man, unstable in all his ways.” (James 1:5-8) If you don’t understand His words, then don’t inspire you of the Holy Spirit. He will guide you. Read the Bible. Read what it says carefully and think about it. Ask the Lord to help you with this.

End your prayer by saying something like:

“Thank you, Lord, in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.” Or, “In Jesus Christ’s name, amen.” Or in a different way – depending on what or how you feel.

Talk to God the same way you would talk to your earthly father.

This is very important to the Lord. It’s easy to talk to him. He is your Heavenly Father and wants you to be well. He knows you and listens to you. Nothing is impossible for the Lord. Trust in the Lord. After you have had positive experiences with your personal prayer, do not be afraid to tell others about it. Share the healing power of prayer and you may touch their hearts and they will turn to the Lord as well. “Jesus said to him: I am the way and the truth and the life; none comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:6) However, the most important thing is that you submit to the will of the Lord. Obey the Lord and let His will become your will. The gentleman is not a genie that grants wishes!

Here is a brief summary of what makes a good prayer:

Speak to the Lord; tell him how much you love him; confess your sins; thank Him for everything He does for you; ask for help and the needs of others.

Summary

Pray several times a day: In the morning when you got up; at meals to give special thanks to the Lord for providing you with everything you need; when you leave the house so that He protects you; in the evening when you lie down for the night. Pray together with your family and for yourself alone. Prayer can become a powerful force in your life, but only if you make it a habit to pray to God at all times. God hears and answers all of our prayers. The answer may not come in the way you expect, but the way is exactly what you need. Don’t use big words or keep repeating yourself. Keep your prayer simple and consider what you want to say: “Don’t be too hasty with your mouth, even inwardly don’t rush to speak before God. God is in heaven, you are on earth, so use few words! Many deals are made in dreams, and the ignorant speak many words.” (Ecclesiastes 5:1-2) If you are in a noisy place, concentrate on your prayer and try to avoid distractions. It is not absolutely necessary to close your eyes and kneel down. Despite everything, it helps you create a reverent atmosphere and focus on prayer. It is imperative that you avoid distractions and give your full attention to the Lord. If you feel a little uncomfortable praying this way at first, don’t worry too much about it. The Lord knows your heart. What matters to him is that you mean business and practice your faith. It is much easier to pray where you are not disturbed. But you can pray anytime, anywhere. During this mortal life, we ​​experience many trials, challenges, sorrows, and tribulations. Each of us feels helpless and fearful from time to time. Pray with an open heart and a receptive mind. Ask for blessings and comfort and the Lord will not refuse you. Express your faith and your firm trust in God, and thank Him in advance for the blessings He will bestow upon you. If you are having bad dreams or are unable to fall asleep at all, then pray. Don’t beg the Lord, instead pray for other people. Believe in what you pray and accept the blessings the Lord bestows upon you. Ask for His protection and blessings. Apply scriptures, such as the Psalms, to your prayers. Let the spirit guide you. God hears and answers all prayers.

 

 

 

Helen Miller

Helen Miller is a freelance writer at Usevoucher. She covers personal finance topics in a syndicated column that appears in Financial Planning Magazine. Her work has been featured by Market Watch, Digital Journal, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and Yahoo Finance. Helen has a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of California, Los Angeles.