How do you ask someone to pray?
Generally, prayer requests should follow this simple structure:
- A catchy opening line.
- Detailing the problem/prayer focus.
- Thanking people for the help.
What do you say when asking for prayer?
If you are someone who prays and feels moved to pray for this person, then say you will. Such as, “I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers.” Then really do pray for them. Don’t say you will if you have no intention of doing so.
How do you say sending prayers?
Send someone you know a message of encouragement — it could be just the boost a friend or loved one needs to make it through another day.
- I’m praying for you to get well soon. Let me know if you need anything. …
- I’m sorry this sickness is part of your life. I am here with you every step of the way.
Is it OK to ask others to pray for you?
Yes – you can ask Christian people to pray for you. You can also pray this sincerely for yourself. God sees if you’re mean it.
How do you start a prayer?
For meaningful prayer, it is best to seek a quiet place where you will not be disturbed.
- Step 1: Address Heavenly Father. We open the prayer by addressing God because he is the one we are praying to. …
- Step 2: Thank Heavenly Father. …
- Step 3: Ask Heavenly Father. …
- Step 4: Close in the Name of Jesus Christ.
How do I ask my friend for prayer?
“Lord, we come to you today to pray for our closest friends and companions on this earth. We pray that you give them the strength to overcome their battles as well as the insight to help us overcome ours.
What do you say when a friend asks for prayer?
Think about what they’re actually going through and respond appropriately.
- “I’m so sorry. Hang in there!”
- “I hope she’ll be all right.”
- “I’m thinking of you.”
- “Peace to you and your family.”
- Bring them food.
- Stop by and see whether they need to talk, or whether there’s something you can do.
How do you say keep me in your prayers?
“Please keep me in your prayers,” I would say would suffice. I’m not religious and this doesn’t offend me, but then again, I’ve never been asked anything like this personally. But if someone did ask for me to pray for them, I would probably respond with something like, “I’m wishing you the best.”
Is it correct to say my prayers are with you?
It is grammatically correct, but most of us would probably say ‘My prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time’. Yes it is correct.
What can I say instead of sending prayers?
What You Can Say Instead of Sending ‘Thoughts and Prayers’
- I’m here for you. …
- My favorite memory of your loved one is… …
- I am so sad to hear about your loss. …
- They always told me so much about you. …
- I’m only a phone call away. …
- I’m thinking of you today. …
- I am so sorry. …
- We will miss them so much.
How do you respond to someone who prays for you?
“I’ll Pray for You”
- It is a comfort that you will be thinking of me.
- That’s reassuring, thanks.
- Thank you for thinking of me.
- Thank you, it is nice to know that.
- Thank you for your good wishes.
- (smiling) Please do. I’m flattered. ( Marvin)
- Thanks. I appreciate you are keeping me in your thoughts. ( Dustin)
Why do we ask for prayer?
Prayer gives you strength to avoid temptation
Jesus counseled His disciples, “Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation” (Matthew 26:41). Through prayer, we can overcome temptations to sin. Pray for God’s help to keep you from making wrong choices. This will give you the strength to do what is right.
How do you end a prayer?
At the end of a Christian prayer, you will likely hear an amen. Some Christians end their prayer by saying, “All God’s people said” or “In Jesus’ name.” The endings to prayer express your agreement and sincerity.
Best advice is to simply say “ok,” & move along. It shouldn’t offend you. One person wrote how the fact that someone believed in them enough to ask them to say a prayer. And, because of their high regard for the person asking, they took it as an honor that they would ask them.