11 examples of prayers in the bible

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11 examples of Prayers in the bible

Here are 11 examples of prayer in the bible.

Why examples of prayers in the bible?
prayer is necessary for dedication to God and dedication to God is necessary for christ like living, to help our prayer life, we’ll looking at few examples of prayers in the bible.

what is prayer?
Prayer is the servicing of our relationship with our heavenly Father through the communication of our value and worship for Him as well as our thoughts and desires to Him.

At the place of prayer, we communicate with our Heavenly Father; we express our value for Him to Him, we communicate our worship for Him to Him, and we also communicate our thoughts and desires to Him.

At various points, we saw prayers in the bible and the outcome, put to together are 11 examples of prayers in the bible.


1. The Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:5-15). Jesus taught this classic lesson in prayer to his disciples.

2. Moses’ Prayer for Israel in the Wilderness (Exodus 32:9-14). Incredible examples of Moses pleading with God to preserve his own name and character and not destroy Israel. We examine the question: Does prayer
actually change anything?

3. Abraham’s Prayer for Sodom (Genesis 18:16-33). An example of intercessory prayer which finds its basis in God’s character.

4. David’s Prayer for Pardon and Confession of Sin (Psalm 51). When we sin against God, how can we pray
For forgiveness? David’s prayer is a good prayer of repentance.

5. David’s Prayer at the End of
Life (1 Chronicles 29:9-20).
A short psalm of praise and David’s prayer for his son Solomon to build the temple.


6. Hezekiah’s prayer for Deliverance and Healing (2 Kings 19:14-19; 20:1-7).
Hezekiah is a godly king who couldn’t
see his nation conquered and destroyed by the mighty Assyrian army. After hearing from a prophet that he should prepare to die soon. He prayed for Deliverance.

7. David’s Psalm of Surrender (Psalm 139). David struggles with God’s intense knowledge of him, marvels at God’s intricate formation of him in his mother’s womb, and then prays a prayer of surrender to God’s searching, knowing, probing, and refining.

8. Daniel’s Confession on Behalf of His People (Daniel 9:1-19). When Daniel realizes that the 70 years of exile has
ended, he offers a prayer of confession for which he identifies with the
sins of his people and asks for God’s mercy.

9. Nehemiah’s Prayer for Success (Nehemiah 1:1-2:9).
Nehemiah hears of the suffering of the returned exiles.
After grieving in fasting and prayer, Nehemiah prays for success and committed himself to God’s will for his life.

10. Jesus’ Prayer of Submission at Gethsemane (Luke 22:39-46). Jesus asks for the cup (crucifixion) to be bypassed, but then prays for the Father’s will to be
done most of all.

11. Paul’s Prayers for the Ephesian Believers (Ephesians 1:15-23; 3:14-21). Here are Paul’s prayers for the Ephesian Christians to really understand the heights and depths of Christ’s love for us.

Above are 11 examples of prayers in the bible to help our communion and relationship with God.

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