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29 Creative Ways to Pray When You Don’t Know How to Pray

29 Creative Ways to Pray to God

Are you not sure how to pray? Or perhaps you are stuck in a spiritual rut. If you need some creative ways to pray, check out these prayer methods that are easy and fun! These “how to pray examples” will make your time with God more natural and not forced.

  1. Prayer walk– walk outside and pray quietly or out loud. You can walk in your neighborhood or in nature.
  2. Location prayer-go to a location and pray in person. Pray for intervention, blessings, or whatever you are asking for at that location.
  3. Prayer closet-find a space in your house that is quiet. Go there to pray.
  4. Drive and pray-this may be the only time you have alone. You can talk out loud, worship, and pray without distraction.
  5. In bed-many times I lay in bed at night and pray; it helps me calm down and sleep. This is a prayer method a lot of people practice.
  6. Internal dialogue– talk with God throughout the day.
  7. Prayer journal-write your prayers in a prayer journal. You can do it on your computer or on paper.
  8.  Corporate prayer-pray together with your church or group of people when they offer prayer time. This is one of the ways to pray in the Bible.
  9. With your kidspray with your kids at meals and every night before bed. This is one of the best ways to pray as a family.
  10. With your spouse-start praying with your spouse; it will change your marriage.
  11. Read written prayers-I love the prayers from the Power of a Praying… by Stormie O’Martian. Use the prayers at the end of the chapters.
  12. Notecards with written prayers-write down your prayers on notecards and say them often. This is one of the best ways to remember to pray daily.
  13. Fast-withhold food, social media, dessert, or some other thing and pray instead.
  14.  Pray while looking at artwork-beautiful art is a wonderful way to connect with God, especially art about God, the cross, Jesus, or faith.
  15. Prayer while holding an artifact-some like to hold beads, cross, or another artifact to help center on God.
  16. Prayer group- put together a prayer group and have dessert afterward.
  17. Mom’s In Prayer- this is a group of moms at school who pray together (great way to meet Christian moms).
  18. Paint or doodle your prayers-you can do this in your prayer journal. Some Bibles have a section or use paper. This is one of the funnest ways to pray.
  19.  Sing your prayers-put your prayers to song (when no one is around).
  20. Contemplative prayer- focuses on just listening to God and entering into his presence.
  21. Meditation- focuses on emotion, petition, and His presence.
  22. A. C. T. S  method-Pray using these four steps to enter into God’s presence. This is one of the most powerful ways to pray.
  23. The Lord’s Prayer- pray the Lord’s prayer. This is one of the ways Jesus taught us to pray.
  24. Schedule prayer-pray every day at the same time.
  25. Get a prayer partner-find a friend and pray together.
  26. Prayer prompts-use prompts from the Bible, the internet, or your own to start your prayers.
  27. Imaginative prayer-focus on the gospels and being with Jesus. Visualize yourself with Him in person walking, on his lap as a child, or sitting in a boat on the Sea of Galilee. Talk to Him like a friend, father, husband, or whatever you need at the time.
  28. Intercessory prayer-stand in the gap and pray for someone else who needs intervention. This is one of the ways to pray for God to intervene in a bad situation.
  29. Pray scripture- take verses and add your name to the scripture. Psalms and Proverbs are a great place to start praying scripture.

RELATED: War Room Prayer Strategy: 7 Tips to Pray Powerful Prayers

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