Bible Tips on Prayer

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.  Philippians 4:6 English Standard Version (ESV)

Make Your Prayer Life More Rewarding With Faith


What Is Faith?

Faith makes us sure of what we hope for and gives us proof of what we cannot see. Hebrews 11:1 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

But Jesus told the woman, “Because of your faith, you are now saved. May God give you peace!” Luke 7:50 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Faith Moves Mountains

Jesus replied:
“It is because you don’t have enough faith! But I can promise you this. If you had faith no larger than a mustard seed, you could tell this mountain to move from here to there. And it would. Everything would be possible for you.” Matthew 17:20-21 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

“…If you have faith when you pray, you will be given whatever you ask for.” Matthew 21:22 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Everything you ask for in prayer will be yours, if you only have faith. Mark 11:24 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

“…If you have faith when you pray, you will be given whatever you ask for.”


Guidelines to Prayer

  • But I tell you to love your enemies and pray for anyone who mistreats you. Matthew 5:44 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

    Pray anywhere.
    Pray anywhere.
  • When you pray, don’t be like those show-offs who love to stand up and pray in the meeting places and on the street corners. They do this just to look good. I can assure you that they already have their reward. Matthew 6:5 Contemporary English Version (CEV) Prayer
  • When you pray, don’t talk on and on as people do who don’t know God. They think God likes to hear long prayers. Matthew 6:7 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Pray to your Father in private. He knows what is done in private, and he will reward you.

  • When you pray, go into a room alone and close the door. Pray to your Father in private. He knows what is done in private, and he will reward you. Matthew 6:6 Contemporary English Version (CEV)
  • When you pray, don’t talk on and on as people do who don’t know God. They think God likes to hear long prayers. Matthew 6:7 Contemporary English Version (CEV)
  • “Stay awake and pray that you won’t be tested. You want to do what is right, but you are weak.” Matthew 26:41 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

“Stay awake and pray that you won’t be tested. You want to do what is right, but you are weak.”

  • Jesus told his disciples a story about how they should keep on praying and never give up: Luke 18:1 Contemporary English Version (CEV)
  • When they got there, he told them, “Pray that you won’t be tested [by evil thoughts or actions].” Luke 22:40 Contemporary English Version (CEV)
  • For example, if I use an unknown language in my prayers, my spirit prays but my mind is useless.  1 Corinthians 14:14 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

The prayer of an innocent person is powerful, and it can help a lot.

  • Prayer at the beachif you have sinned, you should tell each other what you have done. Then you can pray for one another and be healed. The prayer of an innocent person is powerful, and it can help a lot. James 5:16 Contemporary English Version (CEV)
  • Never give up praying. And when you pray, keep alert and be thankful. Colossians 4:2 Contemporary English Version (CEV)
  • If you are a husband, you should be thoughtful of your wife. Treat her with honor, because she isn’t as strong as you are, and she shares with you in the gift of life. Then nothing will stand in the way of your prayers. 1 Peter 3:7 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Pray Without Ceasing!

Be  in constant spiritual communication  with God and Jesus.  Always be  aware of  the love of God and Jesus in your everyday life and  continually offer prayers of thanksgiving.

Pray without CeasingRejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 English Standard Version (ESV)

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.  Romans 12:12  English Standard Version (ESV)

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.  Colossians 4:2 English Standard Version (ESV)

“…with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”

Pray with many.
Pray with many.

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7 English Standard Version (ESV)

Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.  Jeremiah 33:3 English Standard Version (ESV)

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. James 5:16 English Standard Version (ESV)

…the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God. Romans 8:26-27 English Standard Version (ESV)

Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name. Hebrews 13:15 English Standard Version (ESV)

…and never stop praying. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Contemporary English Version (CEV)


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