Adonai, in the morning You hear my voice. In the morning I order my prayer before You and watch expectantly” (Psalm 5:4).

Why do we pray? Yes, this question assumes that you pray and that you know other people who pray! Search the internet and you may find many definitions of prayer. No matter how others define prayer, it always involves God as the recipient. One may say that pray is us talking to God.

There may be no limit to why people pray and what we pray for. You may pray because you always want to be communicating with God. Or, you may pray to ask for something for yourself, or for someone else. If you are not sure how to pray, the best practice is to turn to the Bible for examples of prayers. These are some examples of what you will find: