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10 Bible Verses About How To Pray

Liquid Church
Jun 16, 2020

Are you feeling stuck in your prayer life? Unsure about how to pray? Most of us know WHAT we want to pray for, but don’t know HOW to ask God for it. As Christians, prayer is a powerful tool in our spiritual arsenal that we can use to grow closer to the Father’s heart. But how many of us view prayer in this way? Instead of being motivated by what we need or what we want in life, we can humbly draw closer to God in our relationship with Him when we pray.

If you are wondering how to pray powerfully and authentically, then look no further than the inspired Word of God in the Bible. To help improve your prayer life, we at Liquid Church have compiled a list of 10 Bible Verses About How to Pray. We hope these verses will leave you inspired to apply them to your own prayer life!


“Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” - James 5:16

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” - Philippians 4:6

“‘But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.’” - Matthew 6:6-8

“Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.” - Jeremiah 29:12

“‘Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.’” - Matthew 26:41

“Pray continually.” - 1 Thessalonians 5:17

“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.” - Ephesians 6:18

“‘Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.’” - Mark 11:24-25

“‘But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.’” - Luke 6:27-28

“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.” - Romans 8:26


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