"Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue."
Talking to God--
Here's where you can take a look at the various types of prayer, styles of prayer, and methods of prayer. Like us, you'll probably develop some favorites. Just remember that variety can add real vibrancy to your prayer life. And it gives you the opportunity to closely match your prayers with what's going on in your life at any particular time.
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- Types of Prayer
The various types of prayer give us many ways to pray and build our relationship with God.
- How to Pray
While there are no strict rules on prayer and how to pray, there are guidelines and methods that increase the effectiveness of the different types of prayer.
- Prayers of Praise
A prayer of praise is all about God.
- Prayers of Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving and gratitude are key indicators of the amount of trust we have in God. Our prayer life should include giving thanks.
- Prayers of Confession
Confession of sin in prayer is a key part of an active prayer life.
- Prayers of Supplication
We ask of God in our prayers of supplication, either a petition for ourselves or an intercessory prayer for others.
- Meditative Prayer
Experience the ultimate expression of your relationship with God--encountering Him--through meditative prayer. Sometimes called contemplative or centering prayer.