Why do we pray?
How do we pray?
Where do we pray?
How long do we pray?
Do we pray while standing? while walking? while running?
How did the Lord Jesus prayed?
PRAY FOR THEM …WHICH DESPITEFULLY USE YOU
Mat_5:44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
NOT AS HYPOCRITES….PRAY STANDING…IN SYNAGOGUES…
Mat_6:5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
ENTER INTO THY CLOSET
Mat_6:6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
USE NOT VAIN REPETITIONS
Mat_6:7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.
PRAY IN THIS MANNER
Mat_6:9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
Mat_9:38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.
HE WENT …INTO A MOUNTAIN…HE WAS THERE ALONE
Mat_14:23 And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone.
PUT HIS HANDS…AND PRAY…
Mat_19:13 Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them.
WHILE I GO AND PRAY YONDER
Mat_26:36 Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder.
WATCH AND PRAY
Mat_26:41 Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
PRAY TO MY FATHER
Mat_26:53 Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels?
PRAY AND LAY THY HANDS
Mar_5:23 And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be healed; and she shall live.
WHEN YE PRAY
Mar_11:24 Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
WATCH AND PRAY…
Mar_13:33 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.
NAMED GETHSEMANE…WHILE I PRAY
Mar_14:32 And they came to a place which was named Gethsemane: and he saith to his disciples, Sit ye here, while I shall pray.
Mar_14:38 Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.
CONTINUED ALL NIGHT IN PRAYER TO GOD
Luk_6:12 And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.
PRAY FOR THEM
Luk_6:28 Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.
WENT UP INTO A MOUNTAIN TO PRAY
Luk_9:28 And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray.
Luk_10:2 Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.
HE WAS PRAYING IN A CERTAIN PLACE…
Luk_11:1 And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
Luk_11:2 And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.
MEN OUGHT ALWAYS TO PRAY AND NOT TO FAINT
Luk_18:1 And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;
TEMPLE TO PRAY…PHARISEE AND… PUBLICAN
Luk_18:10 Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican.
Luk_21:36 Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
PRAY THAT YE ENTER NOT INTO TEMPTATION
Luk_22:40 And when he was at the place, he said unto them, Pray that ye enter not into temptation.
SLEEP. ? RISE AND PRAY
Luk_22:46 And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.
PRAY THE FATHER
Joh_14:16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
Joh_16:26 At that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you:
PRAY FOR THEM
Joh_17:9 I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.
Joh_17:15 I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.
Joh_17:20 Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;
Act_8:22 Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.
Act_8:24 Then answered Simon, and said, Pray ye to the Lord for me, that none of these things which ye have spoken come upon me.
WENT UP UPON THE HOUSETOP TO PRAY
Act_10:9 On the morrow, as they went on their journey, and drew nigh unto the city, Peter went up upon the housetop to pray about the sixth hour:
Act_24:4 Notwithstanding, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I pray thee that thou wouldest hear us of thy clemency a few words.
Act_27:34 Wherefore I pray you to take some meat: for this is for your health: for there shall not an hair fall from the head of any of you.
SPIRIT MAKETH INTERCESSION
Rom_8:26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
PRAY THAT HE MAY INTERPRET
1Co_14:13 Wherefore let him that speaketh in an unknown tongue pray that he may interpret.
1Co_14:14 For if I pray in an unknown tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is unfruitful.
PRAY WITH UNDERSTANDING
1Co_14:15 What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.
PRAY YOU IN CHRIST’S STEAD
2Co_5:20 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.
2Co_13:7 Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates.
Php_1:9 And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;
DO NOT CEASE TO PRAY
Col_1:9 For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;
PRAY WITHOUT CEASING
1Th_5:17 Pray without ceasing.
1Th_5:23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
PRAY FOR US
1Th_5:25 Brethren, pray for us.
PRAY ALWAYS FOR YOU
2Th_1:11 Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power:
2Th_3:1 Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:
PRAY EVERYWHERE…LIFTING UP HOLY HANDS
1Ti_2:8 I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.
(To pray every where, does not mean to pray while standing in the synagogues or to be seen in public.)
2Ti_4:16 At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.
Heb_13:18 Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly.
Jas_5:13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
CALL THE ELDERS….PRAY OVER
Jas_5:14 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:
PRAY ONE ANOTHER
Jas_5:16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
1Jn_5:16 If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death. There is a sin unto death: I do not say that he shall pray for it.
HE THAT BELIEVETH ON ME…WORKS THAT I DO SHALL HE DO ALSO
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV
12 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.