Different kinds of Pray?
a) Silent prayer (personal or corporate).
b). Praise and worship (Psalm 147:1; Psalm 145).
“Praise is our expression of adoration to God. It means honoring and praising our father and regarding him with fervent devotion. We praise god for who he is and what he is like. We honor him for the wonderful things he has done and for providing his son to take away our sins. We can declare our love and devotion to him because he first loved us. Psalms 145-150 will give you beautiful biblical examples of adoration, praise and worship.”
“The word ‘confess’ means to agree with god about our sins. If we become aware of an attitude or action displeasing to god, we need to talk to him about it and make a decision to change our actions in the power of the holy spirit. When we sin in attitude or action, confession cleanses our hearts and god will then hear our prayers.”
d). Giving thanks (1 Thessalonians 5:18; Psalm 107:1).
1 Thessalonians 5:18, “Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” Psalm 107:1, “Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His love endures forever.”
“Giving thanks provides the opportunity to express to god that we appreciate him for who he is, as well as for what he has done for us. It is an expression of gratitude and also demonstrates faith.”
“As conversation is expressed in many different ways, so prayer can be expressed in different ways.”
e). Supplication – making requests (Philippians 4:6,7; Matthew 6:11,13).
“This is when we pray for other people and their needs and for our own needs. We are to pray for everything that concerns us as well as for the needs of others.” Matthew 6:11,13, “Philippians 4:6,7,