What is Christian prayer?
is our communication with God, in which we express our Faith, Hope and Love.
What kinds of prayer do we use?
kinds: The inward prayer, the outward prayer, the private prayer, the public
What is the inward, and what is the outward
prayer is also called mental prayer. It is done in silence. Outward prayer is
How often should we pray?
depends on how much we love our God. The more we love Him the more
often we are in prayerful communication with Him. The perfect ones are
constantly praying to God, according to Christ's word: "Men ought always to
How is ft possible to pray always?
is possible to pray always mentally or inwardly. We can offer to God our
inaudible prayers even while traveling or working:
Him, thanking Him and invoking His help.
What is the shortest mental prayer?
Lord Jesus, have mercy upon me!
What is private and what is
a person prays by himself, either mentally or audibly, it is called private
prayer. When he joins other people for prayer either in the church or in some
other place, this is called public prayer.
Which of these are obligatory for every
of them are obligatory for every Christian. We ought to pray secretly within
ourselves and also openly and loudly. And we ought to pray alone, wherever we
are, and we ought to pray together with other Christian folk in the Church. The
saints did the same.
What should be the leading ideas in every
regular prayer usually has three parts: thanksgiving, petition and
glorification. First, we give thanks to God for what we already have received
from Him; second, we ask from Him what we actually need, and third, we glorify
and praise His goodness, power and glory.