What to say when you dont know what to pray?
Simply start by praising God for who He is and what He’s done for you. I’m talking about the little things we often take for granted: the air in our lungs, the beat of our hearts, the blood in our veins, the strength in our bones, and even the sane thoughts in our head.
What does the Bible say about not knowing what to pray for?
Jesus’ own disciples asked him to teach them to pray (Luke 11:1 ESV). … 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” (Romans 8:26 ESV). Sometimes we can’t bring ourselves to pray because we don’t want to be hypocritical.
How do you pray for exactly what you want?
Ask God specifically for what you want.
Tell God what you want or need and ask Him to provide that for you. Be specific about your request. Even though God knows what you want and need, He wants you to ask Him for it. God can answer vague prayers, but being specific creates a deeper bond between you and Him.
What do you say to start a prayer?
We open the prayer by addressing God because he is the one we are praying to. Start by saying “Father in Heaven” or “Heavenly Father.” We address Him as our Heavenly Father, because He is the father of our spirits. He is our creator and the one to whom we owe everything we have, including our lives.
When we don’t know what to pray the Spirit intercedes?
In the Epistle to the Romans (8:26-27) Saint Paul states: 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.
Is it possible to pray wrong?
There is no wrong way to pray. People need verification that what they are doing is OK.