Personal Prayer

You can pray anytime and anywhere and God will hear you.

The following headings may be helpful if you don’t know where to start. No special words are needed, just speak you mind, that is what God wants:

Loving God, …

  • I am so sorry……
  • Please help……
  • I don’t know what to do……
  • Thank you so much for……
  • How can this happen? I feel……

Allow time to be quiet and sit in God’s presence, in companionable silence.

If you cannot find the words to pray then light a candle as a sign that you want to God to light your way forward. It is sometimes helpful to read the poetry of the bible, called The Psalms.

Jesus’ disciples asked him how they should pray and he gave them what we call The Lord’s Prayer. You could also use this as an outline.

Our Father, in heaven,
hallowed be your name,
your kingdom come,
your will be done,
on earth as in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
Forgive us our sins
as we forgive those who sins against us.
Lead us not into temptation
but deliver us from evil.
For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours
now and for ever. Amen.



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